Inspiring Social Entrepreneurs


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Episode 20: Interview with Mike Marriner, founder of Roadtrip Nation

Mike set up Roadtrip Nation to helping students “define their own roads in life,”The initial aim was to expose students to myriad careers and life paths they would not otherwise know about and to help equip them with tools and skills they need to achieve

Episode 19: Interview with Martin Fisher, co-founder of KickStart International

KickStart is a nonprofit social enterprise that designs, promotes and markets simple money-making tools that small-holder farmers buy and use to create profitable family enterprises. KickStart believes that self-motivated private entrepreneurs managing sm

Episode 18: Interview Yves Moury Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Fundación Capital

Fundación Capital is an international social enterprise, a pioneer in inclusive finance innovation helping the poor save, build, accumulate, enhance, invest their assets, insure their families and their endeavors against risk, and chart a permanent path o

Episode 17: Interview with Steve Blank, US serial-entrepreneur and academic, developer of the Customer Development methodology

Steve Blank is a US serial-entrepreneur and academic. He has spent over thirty years working within the high technology industry and has founded or worked within eight startup companies, four of which have gone public. Steve developed the Customer Develop

Episode 16: Interview Jane Chen co-founder of Embrace

Jane Chen is co-founder of Embrace, a US social enterprise which has developed a low-cost infant warmer -and aims to help the 20 million premature and low birth-weight babies born every year. The Embrace infant warmer costs about 1% of a traditional incub

Episode 15: Interview with Christian Busch Associate Director and Research Fellow at Innovation and Co-Creation Lab, London School of Economics

Christian Busch is Associate Director and Research Fellow at Innovation and Co-Creation Lab, London School of Economics (LSE) where he works with governments, enterprises, and social enterprises to develop scalable inclusive business models.  Christian’s

Episode 14: Interview with Kevin Starr, Director of Mulago Foundation

Kevin Starr directs the Mulago Foundation, a private foundation that invests in charities and philanthropic opportunities that have the highest possible impact. Indeed, the foundation has a single-minded focus on impact: how to build high impact organisat

Episode 13: Interview with Tom Szaky, founder of Terracycle

Tom is the founder of TerraCycle, an American company that makes consumer products from waste. It all begain in 2001 with a simple idea to make an organic fertilizer from worm poo;today TerraCycle has grown into a company with annual revenues in excess of

Episode 12: Interview with Fermin Reygadas, Co-founder of Fundacion Cantaro Azul

Fermin Reygadas is Executive Director and Co-founder of Fundacion Cantaro Azul, an organization based in Mexico that works with rural communities to develop and implement safe water services. Berkeley, Cantaro Azul developed the first ultraviolet water di