How do you run a rideshare company in the middle of a global pandemic when nobody is going anywhere? And when you yourself are in Stage 4 lockdown in Melbourne?
George McEncroe is often referred to as the Accidental CEO because she started her company just a few years ago when she was a comedian and single mother of 4 , looking to earn some extra cash.
She knew nothing about making an app. But she knew that women didn’t always feel safe in the current rideshare system - both as a driver and passenger.
In this conversation, George tells Mia Freedman about how she built Shebah, the women-only rideshare company, into a national brand and how COVID-19 jammed the brakes on her expansion (literally).
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Guest: George McEncroe. You can find out more about Shebah and download the app here - https://www.shebah.com.au/.
Producers: Leah Porges and Samantha McDonald