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Episode 82

Andreas Kambanis

Founder of Nibble Apps and avid traveller from New Zealand - Antarctica!

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Andreas Kambanis, the founder of Nibble Apps, a studio that creates award winning food apps for iPhone and iPad and has gotten several apps to the top (paid) spots in the App Store while being featured in publications like Mashable, Time, Men’s Health, and more. Andreas got his start with tech and startups while in school when he built a site called London Cyclists after finding a gap in the market. He then began working with publishers, entrepreneurs, and other influencers to build great apps while traveling. He shares his story, the tactics and resources that helped him rank his apps in the top paid spots in the App Store, how he builds his business while travelling, what it’s like to visit Antarctica, and much more!

Main Objectives For This Episode

  • Learn more about Andreas
  • Learn how Andreas got involved in tech startups
  • Learn more about how Andreas has gotten several apps in the top (paid) spots in the App Store & Apple's App of the Year.
  • Learn more about how Andreas also builds his business while travelling from New Zealand to Antarctica.
  • And more!

Episode Overview

Andreas Kambanis, the founder of Nibble Apps, a studio that creates award winning food apps for iPhone and iPad and has gotten several apps to the top (paid) spots in the App Store while being featured in publications like Mashable, Time, Men’s Health, and more.

Andreas got his start with startups while in school when he built a site called London Cyclists after finding a gap in the market. He then began working with publishers, entrepreneurs, and other influencers to build great apps while traveling.

He shares his story, the tactics and resources that helped him rank his apps in the top paid spots in the App Store, how he builds his business while travelling, what it’s like to visit Antarctica, and much more!


What You'll Learn In This Episode

  • How Andreas got involved in startups.
  • What motivated Andreas to start Nibble Apps.
  • How he's gotten several apps into the top (paid) spots on the App Store and downloaded hundreds of thousands of times.
  • How to he continues to stay productive and build his business while traveling.
  • And more!

Some Of The Questions We Ask

1:48
Where are you from, what did you study and how did your passion for entrepreneurship start?

2:30
While in school, you launched a site called London Cyclists. What motivated you to launch this site and what were some of the biggest lessons you learnt from this?

5:42
You’re now the founder of Nibble Apps, which has a focus on creating healthy apps. What motivated you to start Nibble Apps?

7:00
You’ve had several successful apps, including “Fit Men Cook”, a $2.99 app that reached the #2 spot. What were some of the tactics you leveraged to reach that spot?

11:24
What are some of the most helpful resources on this subject that you’ve come across?

12:34
What’s next for you & Nibble Apps this year?

13:16
You’re also a bit of a nomad, working from various locations. What’s it like running a business from the road?

15:47
Any advice or insight for entrepreneurs who might be thinking of travelling and building a business at the same time?

19:07
What’s are some apps you’ve downloaded or used recently - both personally and professionally?

19:52
Any recommendations on some great content that you’ve come across lately?

21:46
Any last thoughts or personal mottos that you live by that you think others should know about?


Here are some of the most important links and resources mentioned throughout the show.

Twitter Handles & Websites

Andreas Kambanis on Twitter
Andreas Kambanis on the web
Nibble Apps on the web
Fit Men Cook on Twitter
Fit Men Cook on the web
Tyler Copeland on Twitter
Franco Varriano on Twitter

Devices, Apps, and Books

How a $2.99 recipe app became a Top 2 Paid app in the App Store
iOS Dev Weekly
App Marketing Lab
App Marketing Weekly
Slack
Zombie Run
Way of Life
Overcast's Sales Numbers
Monument Valley in Numbers
Manuel's 2014 Sales Numbers
How HoursTracker Earns Five Figures A Month On The App Store
The Secrets Behind A $5M+ Per Day Mobile Game (Clash of Clans)

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