Mines (A): Searching for the Right Nail

Case Solution

Jeffrey M. Conn, Peter Reiss
Stanford Graduate School of Business ()

This case examines the founding story of machine learningenabled lending platform Mines and CEO Ekechi Nwokah. The case focuses on Nwokah’s exploration and initial analysis of the different potential verticals and geographies his team could target to solve business problems using its proprietary cloudbased data platform. Students will be confronted with numerous entrepreneurial issues including founder partnership, fundraising, initial industry analysis, verticalagnostic vs. vertical specific gotomarket strategies, developing products and operations in emerging markets, and hiring engineering talent.

We don‘t have the case solution, but we pay up to $50 for yours!

  • Set a reminder to receive an email after your university‘s case study deadline.
  • Upload your case study solution. We will review it for quality.
  • Get your money via PayPal or to your bank account.