9 Feb 2020

The Kiwi behind the US adult study hall startup

From Sunday Morning, 9:37 am on 9 February 2020

Would you pay someone US$40 to keep you focused on work? It turns out that plenty of people are willing to do so. New Zealander Nodira Khoussainova is the co-founder and CEO of Focused, a Silicon Valley startup that helps people accomplish undistracted work for a couple of hours in a study hall-type setting.

New Zealander Nodira Khoussainova.

New Zealander Nodira Khoussainova. Photo: Supplied