#91 Michelle Kennedy: On Friendship & Motherhood


Ctrl Alt Delete - 2017-07-31


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Michelle Kennedy is the CEO and co-founder of Peanut, an app for Mums who want to make new friends. She started Peanut after struggling to meet other mums she could relate to while also working. After finding herself trawling blogs for baby advice at 2am while her friends were still hanging out in clubs, she decided to create a product to make being a mum a little less lonely. Michelle started her career as a lawyer at leading international law firm, she later joined dating app, Badoo, where s

Michelle Kennedy is the CEO and co-founder of Peanut, an app for Mums who want to make new friends.

She started Peanut after struggling to meet other mums she could relate to while also working. After finding herself trawling blogs for baby advice at 2am while her friends were still hanging out in clubs, she decided to create a product to make being a mum a little less lonely.

Michelle started her career as a lawyer at leading international law firm, she later joined dating app, Badoo, where she transformed the internal legal offering within Badoo, and eventually rose to the role of Deputy CEO. During her tenure at Badoo, Michelle was integral to the the launch of Bumble.                                        

We talk about friendship, motherhood, competitiveness and being kinder to ourselves.


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