Investing & Incubating in Water Startups | Maarten Ter Keurst, Pureterra Ventures

About #EntrepreneursForGood Series: Through this series, we speak with Asia based entrepreneurs whose mission it is to bring solutions to the environmental, social, and economic challenges that are faced within the region to learn more about their vision, the opportunities they see, and challenges that they have had to overcome. It is a series that we hope will not only engage and inspire you,…

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Hydroponic Rooftop Farming in Bangkok | Tong Horsuwan, Bangsai Agricultural

About #EntrepreneursForGood Series: Through this series, we speak with Asia based entrepreneurs whose mission it is to bring solutions to the environmental, social, and economic challenges that are faced within the region to learn more about their vision, the opportunities they see, and challenges that they have had to overcome. It is a series that we hope will not only engage and insp…

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Keeping a Positive Mindset | Eric Swinton, V Cycle

Building an organization whose mission is to rid the world of plastic, while at the same time elevate the lives of Hong Kong's elderly trash pickers, is no easy feat. For V Cycle's Eric Swinton though, this is his mission, and for the last year he has been making a lot of progress with the launch of his 10 ton challenge. A challenge that is engaging a number of communities on the issues of pla…

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Manufacturing Electric Vehicles in Bangkok | Dennis Harte, Tuk Tuk Factory

There are few things more iconic to Bangkok than the Tuk Tuk. They are loud, fast, and belch some of the most toxic two cycle fumes imaginable, but as a primary means of transportation for many, they are essential part of getting around Bangkok. For Dennis Harte, he has spent the last 10 years building his company, the Tuk Tuk Factory, on out outskirts of Bangkok with the hopes to deliver elect…

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Converting China to a Plant Based Vegan Diet | Grace Han, Plant Based News

If you are wondering why, and why the growth rates are likely to only continue to grow, then you should want my recent interview of Grace Han where we speak about her own transition to veganism, her work as an advocate for veganism, and why she thinks firms like Beyond and Memphis Meats are game changers. Based in London, Grace regularly travels to China as part of her passion to support the ve…

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Overcoming Limitations to Achieve Massive Social Impact | Jeff Rotmeyer, ImpactHK

In this episode of Entrepreneurs For Good, I speak with ImpactHK Founder Jeff Rotmeyer to talk about the work that he is doing with some of Hong Kong's most vulnerable populations. It is an inspiring 20 minutes, with a lot of great insights into how Jeff started building a community of individuals who were taking simply actions to increase awareness and bring a little joy, to going where other…

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Shock & Awe Engagements for Social Entrepreneurs – David McCaughan, Bibliosexual

In this episode, I speak with David McCaughan about his work as a story teller, his entrance into post-corporate entrepreneurship, and how social entrepreneurs need to deploy a shock & awe tactics alongside their constant effort to tell their story of the organization. ?? quote About the Entrepreneurs For Good Series Through this series, we speak with Asia based entrepreneurs w…

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Overcoming the Blind Spots of Entrepreneurship – Gift Chantaranijakorn, Ma:D Hub

In this episode of Entrepreneurs for Good, I speak with Gift Chantaranijakorn of Ma:D Hub in Bangkok.  It is an interview I recorded a few months back, and is coming a week after she announced that she will be closing the Ma:D Hub, and in part because of the blind spots that she had to overcome to build a community that could financially sustain itself. IT is an interview that I believe all asp…

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– David Plattner | Entrepreneurs For Good

intro ? quote About the Entrepreneurs For Good Series Through this series, we speak with Asia based entrepreneurs whose mission it is to bring solutions to the environmental, social, and economic challenges that are faced within the region to learn more about their vision, the opportunities they see, and challenges that they have had to overcome. It is a series that we hope will…

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Selling a Sustainable Value Proposition in China – Jon Newton, Life Solutions

One of the first thing that an entrepreneur needs to learn how to do is to sell. After that, learn to manage growth. Both of these topics, and a whole lot more are at the core of the conversation I recently had with my good friend (and disclaimer: client) Jon Newton, co-founder of Life Solutions China. It is a conversation where we quickly move into the weeds to talk sales tactics, product deve…

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