Ghana nationwide Daniel Karikari labored as a part-time workplace assistant at a crypto startup, cleansing the workplace and serving espresso to its managers. While performing his duties, he encountered the phrases “blockchain” and “cryptocurrency” on the workplace wall, sparking an curiosity that ultimately led to a brand new profession.
In an interview with Cointelegraph, Karikari shared his humble beginnings. According to him, whereas working as an workplace assistant, he began to analysis crypto as a result of he was curious in regards to the stickers. He defined:
“When I noticed that, I started to analysis to know what these phrases imply. From there, I began searching about it on the web, and I obtained to know crypto.”
He borrowed a laptop computer from the corporate and examine crypto at any time when he was on break. When there was one thing that he didn’t perceive, Karikari requested the corporate’s workers and obtained the solutions.
Time handed, and as soon as he was extra assured about his information, Karikari talked to a supervisor on the firm and requested for an opportunity to affix its advertising and marketing division. He stated:
“I advised the corporate that I do know slightly bit about blockchain and crypto, so if they’ll provide me the possibility for me to affix the corporate, I want to work with them. That’s the way it began for me.”
Impressed by his dedication, the corporate gave Karikari a shot and let him undergo the corporate’s coaching protocol for newcomers. Eventually, he was in a position to be a part of as a junior specialist in its advertising and marketing division. Karikari defined that he was very grateful for the chance he acquired. He famous:
“Crypto itself is a welcoming know-how to everybody. That’s why I feel the individuals concerned even have good hearts too.”
Karikari advised Cointelegraph that years later, he has acquired extra alternatives in varied crypto tasks. He at the moment works within the advertising and marketing division of a distinguished crypto alternate primarily based in Dubai.
Meanwhile, not everybody has a optimistic expertise with startups. In March, an worker shared his expertise on Reddit of quitting his job at a crypto startup attributable to many crimson flags, like overpromising to its shoppers and never delivering on its guarantees.