October 23, 2019

RS193: A little bit Carnegie, a little bit Tennyson – Adii Pienaar on life and two exits

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RS193: A little bit Carnegie, a little bit Tennyson - Adii Pienaar on life and two exits
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Show Notes

Today on Rogue Startups, Dave is talking with “one of the ten youngest billionaires in Africa” Adii Pienaar about his entrepreneurial history and Conversio’s acquisition by Campaign Monitor. Adii talks about why he took the exit fro Conversio, the difficulties in e-commerce and e-marketing, the move from customer campaign monitor to the acquisition, the difference between now and “his Woo days”, bowling with crystal balls, the future of WordPress, and poetry.

Adii Pienaar is the founder of multiple successful businesses including WooThemes/WooCommerce, and Conversio. Because of that, he is known as “High King of E-Commerce.” He also enjoys writing poetry, working on his podcast, and being a family man.

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Resources Mentioned:

Adii Pienaar, website

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