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Michael Nuciforo of Thrive

By Jordan Michaelides
Michael Nuciforo

Michael Nuciforo is the CEO & Co-Founder of Thrive, and previously of Parkhound.

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SHOW NOTES:

00:05 – Welcome to Uncommon
00:22 – Guest introduction
00:31 – Michael’s Shark Tank experience
05:58 – Teenage racketeering: bus tickets & chips
10:46 – Childhood: aspirations, discipline & sport
17:36 – Thrive: lessons from early mobile banking
21:44 – Simplifying SME finances with Thrive
33:48 – Thrive’s go-to-market & the switch
38:51 – Acquiring customers
43:25 – Start-up niggles
44:42 – Launching Thrive & fundraiser
48:49 – Lessons from the early days of mobile banking
56:23 – Thrive’s product development philosophies
01:02:02 – Michael’s ideal question
01:03:57 – Movie recommendation
01:04:35 – Favourite quote