Smart Staffing for Your Startup

How leveraging the power of Freelancers can transform your business.

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Mar 20: 15:00 - 16:30  • 
Gebeya Inc Event Organizer
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About this Event

Attention Entrepreneurs and Founders: you’re losing precious time and money making the wrong hires. Candidate screening is stressful, training new team members is time-consuming, and staff turnover costly. If your startup or SMB lacks the budget for permanent full-time staff; if you seek to temporarily expand your team in order to complete a project—consider freelancers. Three Gebeya Inc. executives will explain how to identify when your organization is ready for freelance talent, and how to integrate them with permanent staff.

If you need to make a hire, but don’t know where to find the right fit, with the right skills and mindset, at the right price, we have great news: You don’t have to do it alone. We’ll share five signs that your organization is ready for freelancers, and the cost savings you can realize. We’ll share secrets of meaningful success metrics to measure productivity and results, to help you stay on track toward achieving your goals. If you care more about the outcome than outputs, if you prioritize progress over perfect, tune in for a visionary discussion from an entrepreneurial team of Pan-African professionals.

Speaker Bios

Amadou Daffe is CEO and Co-founder of Gebeya, Inc. a Pan-African online talent Marketplace that identifies the Best of African Talent, and matches them with cutting-edge projects from selective customers. Corporations and SMBs in industries like telecommunications and transportation rely on Gebeya to be a one-stop shop for talent capable of building new products and services to scale up their businesses. Amadou’s passions for tech, talent, and Africa fuel his drive to expand Africa’s freelance marketplace, leveraging the continent’s richest and most indispensable resource: its human capital. Read more: 3 Keys to Growing the Gig Economy in Africa

Yannick Lefang, Gebeya’s CFO, has more than 15 years of technology, banking, and risk-management experience with a variety of organizations, ranging from start-ups to leading financial firms in Canada. Yannick is a professional risk manager holder and a cum-laude graduate in Electrical Engineering from the University of Ottawa. A pioneer of Africa-based data, he possesses a deep knowledge of technology and banking, financial data analysis, and risk management. Read more: 5 Lessons Learned from Fundraising for a Startup in Africa

Becky Tsadik is Head of Marketing at Gebeya. A gifted storyteller with more than a decade of experience in marketing and communications, she is passionate about equality and entrepreneurship. Digital marketing is her medium for maximizing impact in Africa and among its diaspora. Becky obtained a Bachelor degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Chicago, worked as a freelancer for 10 years. She is committed to creating Black and African success stories to inspire investment and collaboration. Read more: How Harvard Got Work Wrong

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