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Welcome to another episode of Category Visionaries — the show that explores GTM stories from tech’s most innovative B2B founders. In today’s episode, we’re speaking with Jonas Rinde, CEO & Co-Founder of Nomono, a podcast technology company that has raised $15 Million in funding.

Here are the most Interesting Points from the Conversation:

  • Innovating Audio Capture: Nomono is revolutionizing the way audio is captured by developing smart microphones that capture spatial audio and metadata, providing a more immersive experience.
  • Targeting Professional Podcasters: Nomono focuses on professional podcasters and media agencies, offering high-quality, easy-to-use solutions that simplify the recording process, even in complex environments.
  • Navigating the Pandemic: The pandemic presented significant challenges, particularly with hardware component shortages. However, Nomono leveraged this time to enhance their cloud solutions, ensuring long-term value.
  • Ease of Use and Quality: The sound capsule developed by Nomono simplifies the recording process, making it easy for anyone to use and ensuring high-quality audio without the need for extensive setup and equipment.
  • Growing Interest: With over 21,000 people on the waiting list, Nomono is poised for significant growth, highlighting the demand for their innovative audio solutions in the podcasting industry.
  • Future Vision: Jonas envisions Nomono’s AI technology touching any spoken audio recording, expanding beyond podcasting to enhance various applications in the audio industry.

 

Actionable
Takeaways

Simplify User Experience:

Complex technology can be a barrier to adoption. Focus on creating solutions that are easy to use, even if the underlying technology is sophisticated. Nomono’s single-button solution for capturing spatial audio is a prime example.

Adapt and Diversify:

When faced with supply chain disruptions, consider diversifying your offerings. Nomono expanded their cloud solutions during the pandemic, ensuring they could still provide value despite hardware shortages.

Leverage Cloud Capabilities:

Utilize cloud technology to enhance product functionality and user convenience. Nomono’s integration of cloud-based enhancements and storage for audio files reduces the hassle for users and adds value to the product.

Target Professional Users First:

When introducing a high-end product, focus on professional users who have the budget and the need for advanced features. Nomono targets media agencies and professional podcasters who appreciate the quality and ease of use of their products.

Use Metadata for Enhanced Searchability:

Enhance your content’s discoverability by incorporating metadata. Nomono’s use of metadata in audio files improves the searchability and organization of podcasts, making it easier for listeners to find relevant content.

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