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A Show About The Entrepreneurial Life Description: From Scratch is a weekly radio show about the entrepreneurial life. We meet with leading pioneers from the business world, the social sector, and the arts. From Scratch personalizes the lives of entrepreneurs by providing listeners with a candid, first-hand view of the launching process. Guests speak openly about their sources of inspiration, setbacks, helpful allies, and breakthrough moments. Featuring business, social and cultural leaders in all stages of the building process, From Scratch informs those who are either initiating their own entrepreneurial lives or simply feeling curious about those who make new ideas happen.

A Show About The Entrepreneurial Life Description: From Scratch is a weekly radio show about the entrepreneurial life. We meet with leading pioneers from the business world, the social sector, and the arts. From Scratch personalizes the lives of entrepreneurs by providing listeners with a candid, first-hand view of the launching process. Guests speak openly about their sources of inspiration, setbacks, helpful allies, and breakthrough moments. Featuring business, social and cultural leaders in all stages of the building process, From Scratch informs those who are either initiating their own entrepreneurial lives or simply feeling curious about those who make new ideas happen.
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New York, NY

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A Show About The Entrepreneurial Life Description: From Scratch is a weekly radio show about the entrepreneurial life. We meet with leading pioneers from the business world, the social sector, and the arts. From Scratch personalizes the lives of entrepreneurs by providing listeners with a candid, first-hand view of the launching process. Guests speak openly about their sources of inspiration, setbacks, helpful allies, and breakthrough moments. Featuring business, social and cultural leaders in all stages of the building process, From Scratch informs those who are either initiating their own entrepreneurial lives or simply feeling curious about those who make new ideas happen.

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@JessGHarris

Language:

English

Contact:

9175939153


Episodes

Jay Kimmelman

8/16/2019
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Bridge International Academies is a private network of nursery and primary schools educating the poorest students in developing countries including Kenya, Uganda and India. Bridge charges families roughly six dollars per month for a pupil to attend school and uses economies of scale to keep costs low across its more than 400 academies. Jay speaks […]

Duration:00:31:59

Bertha González Nieves

8/8/2019
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Casa Dragones is a luxury sipping tequila, made from 100% blue agave. Bob Pittman, founder of MTV, is Bertha’s partner. Madonna, Martha Stewart, Oprah, and Le Bernadin Chef Eric Ripert are among Casa Dragones’ celebrity fans. The first batch of Casa Dragones, about 12,000 bottles, was launched in 2009. Bertha speaks with Jessica Harris about […]

Duration:00:18:59

Sam Goldman

8/2/2019
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One third of the world population does not have access to reliable electricity. D.light sells solar lighting and power to consumers in developing countries. The company’s lamps are healthier, cleaner, and cheaper than the traditional kerosene lamp alternatives. Sam speaks with Jessica Harris about how he launched d.light, from scratch. Listen to the interview

Duration:00:18:59

Fadi Ghandour

7/19/2019
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Fadi Ghandour is one of the leading entrepreneurs of the Middle East. Fadi and his family moved from Lebanon to Jordan where his father eventually became head of Royal Jordanian Airlines. Adopting his father’s business sense and knowledge of the aviation space, Fadi recognized and filled the need for dependable logistics transportation and delivery services […]

Duration:00:31:07

Marc DaCosta

7/12/2019
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Enigma is a company that uses the internet to make public data available and understandable to users. Enigma links across various databases to uncover relevant facts that a user might not notice by looking at a single data set. The universe of data sources to choose among includes SEC filings, public health records, government spending […]

Duration:00:23:10

Patrick Collison

7/4/2019
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Stripe is a financial software company that helps businesses manage their online and mobile transactions. Patrick started Stripe in 2009 when he was 21 years old with his younger brother, John. He is originally from Dromineer, Ireland, which has a population of roughly 70 people. Patrick speaks with Jessica Harris about how he launched Stripe, […]

Duration:00:31:17

Ethan Brown

6/28/2019
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Beyond Meat makes meat using plant protein instead of animal protein. The goal is to make a healthier product that looks, tastes, feels, and smells like chicken or beef using fewer natural resources. Ethan speaks with Jessica Harris about how he launched Beyond Meat, from scratch. Listen to the interview

Duration:00:18:59

Chris Barton

6/20/2019
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Shazam is an app that identifies the music or TV show around you simply by holding up your phone to the sound. Shazam was one of the first apps available in the Apple app store in 2008. Now, a hundred million people per month use the service. Chris speaks with Jessica Harris about how he […]

Duration:00:19:00

Jo Malone

6/13/2019
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Jo Malone is a fragrance entrepreneur. She launched Jo Malone London in a retail shop in London in 1994. The company was bought by Estee Lauder in 1999. Jo launched her next company, Jo Loves, in 2011 after a five year hiatus from the fragrance industry. Jo is the author of Jo Malone: My Story. […]

Duration:00:31:59

Uri Levine

6/6/2019
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Waze is a crowd sourced traffic navigation app. Drivers share real-time traffic and road information to help other users on the same route. Uri founded Waze in Israel in 2007 and the company was sold to Google in 2013 for $1.1 Billion. Uri is also the founder of FeeX, which also uses crowd sourced information— […]

Duration:00:31:59

Essie Weingarten

5/30/2019
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Essie started her eponymous brand in 1981 with $10,000 after working in the hosiery business. When Essie launched, there were very few companies making nail polish, and nail salons were rare. Essie nail polish is now available in roughly 25,000 salons in more than 100 countries. The company was bought by L’Oreal in 2010. Essie […]

Duration:00:30:13

Martine Rothblatt

5/23/2019
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Martine is a pioneer in the satellite industry, launching companies including Geostar, PanAmSat, and Sirius Satellite Radio. She also founded United Therapeutics, a pharmaceutical company focused on cardiopulmonary disorders. In 2013, she became the highest paid female CEO in America. Martine is a helicopter pilot and a parent of four children. She also used to […]

Duration:00:31:14

Jason Ackerman

5/9/2019
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Fresh Direct is an online grocer that disrupted the traditional food supply chain by sourcing food where it’s produced and delivering it to consumers without going through additional retailers. Fresh Direct launched in 2002 from its headquarters in a former paper plant in Long Island City, Queens. Jason speaks with Jessica Harris about how he […]

Duration:00:30:50

John Zimmer

5/2/2019
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Lyft is a transportation network company with a peer-to-peer mobile app that enables passengers to request rides with their smartphones. Prior to starting Lyft, John co-founded Zimride in 2007, a carpooling ride-share company available predominantly in college communities. Zimride was sold to Enterprise Rent-A-Car in 2013. Lyft is available across the United States and through […]

Duration:00:30:22

Dan Widmaier

4/25/2019
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Bolt Threads is a materials innovation company. Using proprietary technology and revolutionary bio-engineering concepts, Bolt Threads seeks to deliver high-performance materials focused on sustainability. Their first project is spider silk, using the DNA of a spider’s silk to manufacture clothes. Dan speaks with Jessica Harris about how he is innovating new materials from nature, from […]

Duration:00:18:59

Tristan Walker

4/11/2019
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Walker & Company makes beauty and health products for people of color. Prior, Tristan was the first African American entrepreneur in residence at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. He is also the founder of Code2040, a program that connects Black and Latino coders with Silicon Valley startups for summer internships. Tristan speaks with Jessica […]

Duration:00:31:59

Luis von Ahn

4/4/2019
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Luis is an inventor and computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon. He is one of the creators of CAPTCHA, a system that allows websites to determine whether you’re a human or a computer. CAPTCHAs are wavy, distorted words that people need to type out when they’re submitting a form to a website. Luis’ company ReCAPTCHA […]

Duration:00:30:42

Luis von Ahn

4/4/2019
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Luis is an inventor and computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon. He is one of the creators of CAPTCHA, a system that allows websites to determine whether you’re a human or a computer. CAPTCHAs are wavy, distorted words that people need to type out when they’re submitting a form to a website. Luis’ company ReCAPTCHA […]

Duration:00:30:42

Robert Stephens

3/28/2019
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Robert Stephens started making computer tech-support house calls on his dirt bike while he was a college student at the University of Minnesota in 1994. He’d arrive to a customer’s house on time, take off his shoes, wear a clean uniform, and fix the problem. His cheeky “law enforcement” marketing theme caught people’s attention, and […]

Andrew Rosen

3/14/2019
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Andrew launched Theory, a contemporary clothing company, in 1997 with co-founder Eli Tahari. Theory used the stretchy fabric lycra to create a more modern, slender look initially for young professional women. Theory was sold in 2003 to the Japanese company Fast Retailing and IPO’ed in 2005. In addition to his role at Theory, Andrew has […]

Duration:00:31:59