Disrupting mortgages with Malik Yacoubi, Co-Founder and CEO @ Nesto

June 7, 2019

On this week’s show, we spoke with Malik Yacoubi, Co-Founder and CEO @ Nesto

Nesto is in bringing more transparency and conviviality to an obscure process that is so important to the financial well being of Canadians families. Their short-time objective is to build the best multi-disciplinary team in tech, UX, Design, Data and Mortgage Brokerage.

Before launching Nesto, and for the past 8 years, Malik was Chief Digital Officer at Cossette where he managed the digital teams for Canada’s largest advertising agency Malik has deep expertise in: CRM/data operations and integration, e-commerce, mobile development and strategy, business analysts, business intelligence and analytics, products and projects management and web development.

On the show, we spoke about:

  • How he launched his company after university
  • Getting into mobile years before the iPhone
  • How his company was acquired by Cossette
  • His new venture Nesto and the opportunity he sees in mortgages
  • The opportunity in Fintech

I’ve known Malik for a years and he’s one of the sharpest entrepreneurs that I know. I hope that you learn a lot from our conversation!

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