Social Entrepreneur

Social Entrepreneur exists at the intersection of profit and purpose. We tell positive stories from underrepresented voices, focused on solutions.

https://pod.co/social-entrepreneur

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 27m. Bisher sind 326 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 3 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 18 hours 27 minutes

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005, Rick Hooper, Barefoot Power


As a Vice President for Philips Electronics, Rick Hooper was actively involved in Corporate Social Responsibility, or CSR. While in Thailand, he and his wife supported a local school and charity. There, he began to see the difference that for-profit companies can make.

Today, Rick is the CEO of Barefoot Power, a for-profit social enterprise that assists people in developing countries to access affordable renewable energy while reducing poverty and creating new markets...


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004, Azalea Ayuningtyas, Founder & CEO, Du'Anyam


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As a graduate student at Harvard University’s School of Public Health, Azalea Ayuningtyas traveled to the slums of Mumbai to conduct research on sanitation...


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003, Luni Libes, Fledge, The Conscious Company Accelerator


At 37 years-old, Michael “Luni” Libes had just completed his fifth successful tech startup. Looking for a way to support his fellow entrepreneurs, Luni became a mentor-in-residence for Pinchot University’s MBA of Sustainable Business program. After watching graduates struggle to launch their mission-driven businesses, Luni founded Fledge, the Conscious Company accelerator. Each year Fledge runs a program with seven mission-driven, for-profit companies...


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 2015-11-09  38m
 
 

002, Nathan Chan, Foundr Magazine


In this episode of the podcast Social Entrepreneur, we interview Nathan Chan, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Foundr Magazine. He is building a multifaceted platform for young entrepreneurs. Nathan takes us back to his roots and describes his journey from a middle-class suburbia life to crushing it on the internet.

 

In this episode, Nathan describes:

  • How he rose from an unremarkable life in the middle of the pack to being a thriving entrepreneur...


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001, Yoav Lurie, Simple Energy


For Yoav Lurie, an early experience with life and death created a sense of urgency to make an impact. Today, Yoav is the founder and CEO of Simple Energy. Simple Energy is a software as a service that is taking on climate change by changing how millions of people save energy. Their customers save enough energy on a daily basis to power a small city...


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 2015-11-07  47m
 
 

000, Introduction, Social Entrepreneur


This is the “getting to know you” episode of the podcast Social Entrepreneur. In this initial episode, I tell the story of how a woman in Kenya, who simply wanted to get the best price for her chickens led to the founding of this podcast. I’ll describe what a social entrepreneur is and what they do. I’ll also go over the form, frequency and the topics of the podcast.

In this episode, you'll hear:

  • The story of "Mrs...


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 2015-11-06  26m