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20: Jemma Phibbs - Creating Thriving School Communities

1/17/2019
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Jemma Phibbs, Founder and Co-director of School Space talks about how they are creating the AirBnb for schools, a service to allow schools to easily rent out their space to local community events. Highlights in this episode: * Mental health of startup founders * How an extra income stream are changing schools * Importance of community hubs * Impact of School Space to local communities * Advising schools on the business of renting out spaces * Need for schools to be more of an open...

Duration:00:26:28

19: Chieu Cao - Making Work Life Happier

12/8/2018
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I talk to Chieu Cao, the Founder and CMO of Perkbox, a company on a mission to increase employee happiness and wellbeing.

Duration:00:22:52

18: Charles Wiles - The Tailor-Made School Revolution

11/30/2018
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We talk with Charles Wiles, the Fouder and CEO of Zzish about how their platform helps teachers cater to the individual needs of each student.

Duration:00:27:41

17: Max Parmentier - Making Elderly Care Smarter & Safer

11/23/2018
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Max Parmentier talks about how he and his team are building Birdie, a device platform that allows carers to provide better and more tailored care for the elderly.

Duration:00:25:30

16: Brett Hurt - How Data Can Make A Positive Impact

11/16/2018
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Brett Hurt is the Founder and CEO of Data.World, a platform that allows people to openly share data and collaborate on the data sets. Data.World is a BCorp and is on a mission to democratize the access to data and enable organisations and people to make an impact with data.

Duration:00:33:42

15: Kenny Ewan - Creating The Largest Network Of Farmers

11/8/2018
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Kenny Ewan, CEO & Founder of Wefarm talks about how he built the world's largest network of small-scale farmers in the world and gives advice on how solving developing countries problems can become a profitable business.

Duration:00:21:59

14: Hamish Grierson - Bringing Preventative Health To The Home

11/1/2018
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I speak to Hamish Grierson, the Founder and CEO of Thriva, a company that allows people to take at home blood tests, help monitor and prevent commonly known health conditions.

Duration:00:26:38

13: Caroline Angus - Bringing Light & Electricity Off The Grid

10/25/2018
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I speak to Caroline Angus, the CEO of Deciwatt which has gone viral with their Gravity Light and nowLight, a product that allows people without access to the electricity grid to easily generate power to charge their cellphones and light.

Duration:00:22:04

12: Maroof Ahmed - Helping People Quit Smoking

10/18/2018
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Maroof Ahmed, COO and Co-founder of Quit Genius, an app that helps people stop smoking through cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). I talk to him about how they started and how they are looking to use their technology to solve the mental health crisis.

Duration:00:26:26

11: Elena Sinel - Inspiring Young People To Solve The World's Problems With Technology

10/12/2018
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Elena Sinel, Founder of Acorn Aspirations and Teens in AI Accelerator talks to me about her journey of starting the company and inspiring young people across the globe to get involved in creating the soltutions to the world's problems through technology.

Duration:00:36:56

10: Daniel Epstein - Scaling Unreasonable Impact

10/4/2018
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In this episode, I talk to Daniel Epstein, the Founder of Unreasonable Impact. Unreasonable is on a mission to empower entrepreneurs to solve the world's biggest problems and is working with partners such as Barclays to radically drive the transformation to an impact-driven economy.

Duration:00:31:15

9: Jay Richards - From Crime to Empowering Diverse Founders

9/27/2018
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Jay Richards, Founder & CEO of DivInc, talks about his personal experience with crime & how he found a solution in entrepreneurship. He now runs DivInc, where he helps people from disadvantaged backgrounds get into entrepreneurship and set up their companies for success.

Duration:00:23:38

8: Hayden Wood - Building the Future of Green Energy

9/20/2018
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Hayden Wood, CEO & Co-founder of bulb, one of the UK's fastest growing renewable energy suppliers, talks about the business of renewable energy and what's to come in the transformation towards sustainable energy.

Duration:00:27:48

7: Brenden Millstein - Fighting Climate Change with Capitalism

9/13/2018
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Brenden Millstein is the Founder & CEO of Carbon Lighthouse, a startup helping to reduce emissions from buildings, which make 40% of all emissions in the US. The company has been backed by Tesla's co-founder JB Straubel and is on a mission to use capitalism to eliminate Climate Channge.

Duration:00:27:59

6: Tania Diggory - Fighting Startup Founders' Depression

9/6/2018
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I talk to Tania Diggory, Founder of Calmer, a community and platform that helps entrepreneurs manage their mental health & fight depression, anxiety & imposter syndrome. Learn more: www.thisiscalmer.com

Duration:00:25:40

5: Peter Briffett - Destroying the Payday Loans Industry

8/30/2018
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Peter Briffett, Founder & CEO of Wagestream, talks about how they are planning to destroy the payday loans industry by letting employees withdraw their salary as soon as they earn it. Find out more about Wagestream here: www.wagestream.co.uk

Duration:00:20:45

4: Zinc - Creating Solutions to Women's Emotional & Mental Health

6/10/2018
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We feature Zinc, the London-based company builder backed by Localglobe & VC veteran Saul Klein. We speak to Co-founder Ella Goldner as well as to member's of Zinc's first cohort to learn how Zinc aims to solve some of the developed world's biggest social problems.,

Duration:00:25:36

3: Rockwell Shah - Eliminating Insomnia

12/1/2017
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In this episode, Rockwell Shah, CEO of Pzizz, shows how technology can solve millions of people with sleep problems worldwide, how medicine needs to be transformed and what it takes to create massive global impact.

Duration:00:19:53

2: Tessa Cook - Reducing Food Waste at Scale

10/26/2017
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In this episode, OLIO Co-founder & CEO Tessa Cook tells the story of scaling her product to 250,000 users, raising investment from Accel Ventures & the misconceptions about social startups.

Duration:00:19:11

1: Emma Sinclair - From IPO to helping refugees at Scale

9/27/2017
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We speak to Emma Sinclair, the youngest person to IPO a company on the London Stock Exchange and talk about what NGO's can learn from the #tech sector, how she is scaling her company and how each of us can have an #impact. #entrepreneurship #startups #unicef #wayra

Duration:00:18:36