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Dr Indranil Ghosh is an award-winning author and impact investor who has backed hundreds of inspirational entrepreneurs building the next generation of transformative companies. Each week in Impact Unicorns, Indranil unpacks the success stories of entrepreneurial champions from his network, digging deep to find the winning practices that listeners can use. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Dr Indranil Ghosh is an award-winning author and impact investor who has backed hundreds of inspirational entrepreneurs building the next generation of transformative companies. Each week in Impact Unicorns, Indranil unpacks the success stories of entrepreneurial champions from his network, digging deep to find the winning practices that listeners can use. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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United Kingdom

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Dr Indranil Ghosh is an award-winning author and impact investor who has backed hundreds of inspirational entrepreneurs building the next generation of transformative companies. Each week in Impact Unicorns, Indranil unpacks the success stories of entrepreneurial champions from his network, digging deep to find the winning practices that listeners can use. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Language:

English


Episodes

#23: High Efficiency Electrical Transmission and Distribution

3/8/2022
Welcome to another episode of Impact Unicorns! I’m Indranil Ghosh, your host. Today, I’ve got a very exciting guest – Jason Huang, CEO and Founder of TS Conductor. This company is a high-efficiency, electrical cable company that just achieved a very impressive Series A funding round. Jason has a PhD in Material Science and comes from a very scientific and technical background. He has also been a CEO and CTO of CTC Global, an Industrial company, as well as a Vice President of BAE Systems. We...

Duration:00:32:11

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3/8/2022
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Duration:00:01:04

#22: Carbon Removal

2/15/2022
I’m delighted to introduce Patricia Da Silva as our special guest. Patricia is a civil engineer by training and she’s had a long career in sustainability. She developed and built wind farms in Eastern Europe and sustainable buildings in South America, before becoming an entrepreneur and investor in the energy transition and impact space. Today, we’re going to focus on Patricia's work in the negative carbon economy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:37:03

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2/15/2022
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Duration:00:00:41

#21: Building a Carbon Offset Procurement Platform

1/31/2022
Welcome to Impact Unicorns! This week, I’m delighted to welcome Maria Filmanovic to the podcast. Maria has been an impact investor for almost a decade with a great track record from top institutions like Goldman Sachs Asset Management. She has been involved in all forms of ESG investing, in real assets, private equity, infrastructure as well as carbon removal. Recently, she started her new company Abatable, which is a carbon offsetting procurement platform backed by Y-Combinator. In this...

Duration:00:41:07

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1/31/2022
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Duration:00:00:41

#20: Bringing Access to the Bottom of the Pyramid

1/25/2022
In this week’s episode of Impact Unicorns, I speak with Florian Kemmerich. Florian is Managing Partner of Bamboo Capital, a leading Emerging Markets impact investor. Bamboo Capital invests in businesses that increase access for people at the bottom of the pyramid to energy, financial services, education, and healthcare. In this podcast, Florian and I will talk about the importance of partnerships between the public and private sectors to invest in transformative companies, while also...

Duration:00:49:54

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1/25/2022
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Duration:00:00:54

#19: Investing in the Natural Economy

1/17/2022
In this week's episode of Impact Unicorns, we turn our attention to Investing in the Natural Economy. The past couple of years has seen an explosion of interest to invest in sustainable land use practices (e.g., reforestation, regenerative agriculture, peatland restoration, rewilding & biodiversity restoration). Many of these natural economy business models are negative-carbon and could avail of the expanding market for voluntary carbon credits. Under the natural economy banner, there is...

Duration:00:36:32

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1/17/2022
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Duration:00:00:49

#18: 10-fold Space and Energy Improvements in Data Storage

1/10/2022
Welcome to this week’s episode of Impact Unicorns. Today, I’m excited to welcome Bhupinder Bhullar, CEO of Swiss Vault, to the show. Bhupinder has a distinguished career in genomic research in Harvard Medical School, the Whitehead Institute, and Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research. Bhupinder’s explorations in genomic drug development brought him face-to-face with the challenge of storing and analyzing vast amounts of data. As Bhupinder uncovered opportunities to improve the data...

Duration:00:37:33

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1/10/2022
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Duration:00:01:04

#17: Making Buildings Smart and Sustainable

1/4/2022
Happy New Year! I'm excited to kick off 2022 with a really exciting episode of Impact Unicorns. This week, we welcome Ron Rock to the show. Ron is a 6 times successful entrepreneur on his 7th venture, Microshare. Microshare deploys sensor-as-a-service solutions into buildings to improve the utilization of the space, create a safer working environment, and increase the energy efficiency of the building. This smart IoT solution has been attracting the attention of many partners and resellers...

Duration:00:49:38

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1/4/2022
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Duration:00:01:04

#16: Sustainable Workforce Housing - an ESG "Two-fer"

12/14/2021
I spoke with Dana Buchanan and Michael Moran about how to invest in Sustainable Workforce Housing in the US. Despite the enormous wealth and global influence of the US, housing issues plague many parts of the country, with the supply of “workforce housing” severely lagging demand, and the affordability of that which does exist pushing these dwellings beyond the reach of the bottom three quintiles of American society. Single-family homes, central to the psychological construct of the...

Duration:00:36:56

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12/14/2021
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Duration:00:01:29

#15: Waste-to-Value

12/8/2021
In today's episode of Impact Unicorns, I am delighted to welcome Keith Hulbert to the show! Like many of our impact entrepreneurs, Keith caught the start-up bug mid-way through his professional career. After a series of early roles at US utilities like Progress Energy and Lakeland Electric, Keith impressed as a commercial leader and rose to VP of Infrastructure and Transport of Serco - a $6b managed services company specializing in providing performance and financial expertise to support...

Duration:00:34:06

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12/7/2021
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Duration:00:01:52

#14: COPtimism Green Finance Panel

11/23/2021
In this week's episode of Impact Unicorns, I'm delighted to share a fascinating dialog with you. In the days leading up to COP26, I was privileged to be part of a green finance panel at the COPtimism event in Glasgow. The conference brought together the world’s most purpose driven brands, industry leaders, academics, environmentalists, and finance community with one aim. To drive forward the action that is needed to fix the climate emergency. After a WWF report in 2019 found that UK banks...

Duration:00:55:14

Trailer for #14: COPtimism Green Finance Panel

11/23/2021
In this week's episode of Impact Unicorns, I'm delighted to share a fascinating dialog with you. In the days leading up to COP26, I was privileged to be part of a green finance panel at the COPtimism event in Glasgow. The conference brought together the world’s most purpose driven brands, industry leaders, academics, environmentalists, and finance community with one aim. To drive forward the action that is needed to fix the climate emergency. After a WWF report in 2019 found that UK banks...

Duration:00:00:58