Reusable Cups and the Circular Economy in Vietnam | Linh Le Thuy, AYA Cup

In this episode of Entrepreneurs For Good, I speak with Linh Le Thuy, founder of AYA Cup, about her mission to build a platform that removes disposable cups in Vietnam Her journey is a great story of how an individual can start with a small concept, pivot quickly, and build on early successes, and I hope her story will help inspire & equip you to take the next step in developing/ scaling your…

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Measuring & Reporting Social Impact | Tom Stader, The Library Project

In this episode of Entrepreneurs For Good, my third with Tom Stader, Founder of The Library Project, we speak about measuring impact. Something every mission driven entrepreneur, and organization needs to do as part of the development of programs, organizations, and proposals. For Tom, it is a topic that he has years of strong practice, and stronger opinions of, and I think this conversation wil…

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Eradicating Poverty in Indonesia | Nila Tanzil, Rainbow Reading Gardens

In this episode of Entrepreneurs For Good, I speak with Rainbow Reading Gardens founder Nila Tanzil. Based in Jakarta Indonesia, Nila's mission to bring eradicate poverty through books was forged early through the lens of her family's own history, and formalized later as part of a career break when she built her first library. Now, with more than 100 libraries, across 18 islands, tens of thousan…

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Impact Investing in Asia | Sagar Tandon, Moonshot Ventures

In this episode, I speak with Sagar Tandon, Founding member of Moonshot Ventures, about impact investment in Asia. Actively supporting early stage entrepreneurs looking to change the world, the opportunity he sees for impact investors is not just in how they support entrepreneurs... but in how they are able to prove the business case in a way that draws in traditional investors. Something he is…

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3D Printing Prosthetics in Vietnam | Rafael Masters & Ha (Ella) Trinh, Vulcan Augmetics

In this episode of Entrepreneurs For Good, I speak with the founding team at Vulcan Augmetics about the work they are doing in Vietnam to bring affordable and highly functional 3D printed prosthetics to the market. Besides their passion for the product, and the awesomeness of the product itself, I continue to reflect on the dynamic between the founders. Rafael's crazy visions operationalized by E…

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Building A Global Volunteer Movement | Hannah Wonjo, Good Deeds Day

In this episode of Entrepreneurs For Good, I speak with Hannah Wonjo from Good Deeds Day about how they have created a movement that engages millions of people around the world every year to do a "good" deed. ? About 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 challeng…

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Innovating Closed Loop Fashion and Textiles in Hong Kong | The Mills Fabrica, Edwin Keh

In this episode of Entrepreneurs For Good, I speak with Edwin Keh about the work that he is doing at Mills Fabrica to develop and support innovations that will drive circularity in the fashion and textiles, and speak about various steps along his career path have led him to where he is. ? About Entrepreneurs For Good Series: Through this series, we speak with Asia based entrepreneurs whose missi…

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Revolutionizing the Fitness Community in China | Vy Vu, Fitfam

In this episode of Entrepreneurs For Good, I speak with Vy Vu about how the organization she helped launch, FitFam, went from a handful of friends working out together in a local park to hundreds of participants getting up regularly to participate in more than 50 weekly events. Through our conversation, we focused a lot on how to build a community, and the challenge of building a business model a…

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Delivering Community-Based Solutions | Illac Diaz, Liter of Light

In this episode of Entrepreneurs For Good, I speak with Illac Diaz about the work that he is doing at Liter of Light, and how he is building a business model that helps communities move forward. It is a business model rooted in his belief that communities can solve their own problems, but in helping them, he creates a problem (that he must solve) for his own business model. ? About Entrepreneurs…

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Maximizing YOUR Impact as a Social Intrapreneur | Brian Cotter, UNICEF

In this episode of Entrepreneurs For Good, I speak with Brian Cotter about why he sees UNICEF as a great platform to leverage his entrepreneurial spirit and tool set for the greatest impact. It is a great conversation, where he shows a lot of self-awareness about how he sees entrepreneurship, as an entrepreneurship, but also as a tool set and mindset that can click into larger organizations... an…

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