[E4C4] A Quarter Million Dollars On 10 Hours A Week – Green Earth Bamboo

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In this podcast, we'll look at Green Earth Bamboo. Green Earth Bamboo is a family owned e-commerce business that specializes in bamboo viscose products, such as bamboo bedding, towels and bathrobes, clothing, and accessories. Doug Bancorn, Co-Founder of Green Earth Bamboo, shares the nitty gritty of what went into setting up their drop shipping business and offers valuable advice for aspiring entrepreneurs wanting to set up a green online business, such as: During this interview, Doug will share: What it took to become a profitable 6 figure business in one year, with nearly a quarter

[E4C3] How to Raise Over $700K on Kickstarter & Provide Solar Light to People In Need – WakaWaka

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We’ve got an exciting interview with green entrepreneur Camille Van Gestel of WakaWaka, a company that makes the world’s most efficient solar lights and mobile solar chargers. WakaWaka, which means “shine bright” in Swahili, is a social enterprise that is bringing light to desperate people in times of darkness. For every solar light or mobile solar charger purchased, they give one to a family in need somewhere in the world. In places like Haiti, Syria, and the Philippines. They partner with organizations like the IRC – the International Rescue Committee - to make sure WakaWaka units reach

[E4C2] Turning Home Grown Mushrooms Into A Multi-Million Dollar Business – Back to the Roots

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Back to the Roots is founded in 2009 by young entrepreneurs Alejandro Velez and Nikhil Arora during their last semester at UC Berkeley. They product gourmet mushroom kits that grow in soil composed of 100% recycled coffee grounds. In this interview, Co-Founder Nikhil Arora shares how their green business idea became a reality, from the early days of collecting used coffee grounds from local Berkeley coffee shops, to their partnerships with Peet’s Coffee and Whole Foods, to the $5 million business it is today. He also talks about the evolution of their product design, and how their urgent

[E4C1] Evolutionary Entrepreneurs Screwing Business As Usual

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Introducing the Entrepreneurs for a Change Podcast My name is Lorna Li, and I’m pleased to announce the launch of the Entrepreneurs for a Change podcast on iTunes, a radio show featuring entrepreneurs who are choosing to “screw business as usual.” In this very first episode I’m going to talk about: Why business can be an even greater force for good than charity The kinds of world changing entrepreneurs we are going to interview for this podcast The juicy questions I’ll be asking to uncover exactly how these entrepreneurs succeeded in growing their business I’ll share with you the

5 Small Business Ideas That Incorporate Giving Back

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More companies than ever are basing their business model on giving back. This model gives consumers the opportunity to do something good when they make a purchase, and this unique selling point can also do wonders for new companies. There are many small business ideas based around giving back, and inspiration can be drawn from companies that have succeeded in this field. TOMS Pioneers One-for-One Shoe Program TOMS is the perfect example. This shoe company caters to the alternative market, and for every pair of shoes that are bought, a brand new pair of shoes are donated to a deserving

Anandi Pads: Helping Girls Gain Full Attendance at School

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Women in the Western Indian state of Maharashtra are losing daily wages, and young women are missing up to 50 days of school per year, and all because of a lack of affordable sanitary towels. This is a social problem than can be solved through social entrepreneurship and Anandi Pads, created by Jaydeep Mandal of Aakar Innovations, aims to abolish this obstacle for girls by creating affordable, accessible green solutions. How Jaydeep Mandal and Anandi Pads is Solving an Education Crisis with Affordable, Accessible and Compostable Sanitary Towels Numerous girls and women worldwide stay

deliberateLIFE: Green-Focused Magazine Designed to Create a Better Tomorrow

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The deliberateLIFE magazine is designed to do more than regular magazines can. It’s more than just a great read – it helps to create a better tomorrow. In short: good businesses win, as well as earth and the people around us – even if they are miles apart. How deliberateLIFE is Helping Customers to Learn about Green Products in an Interactive Way This green-focused publication helps people live their lives to their fullest potential, giving information about travelling, volunteering, innovating in business and engaging in the local community. It is very much a magazine that helps you do

5 Online Business Ideas that Catalyze Spiritual Transformation

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Many online business ideas focus on consumerism. They help people to sate the desires they may have for material things. However, a market that hasn't been explored extensively is Internet business ideas that help people to achieve a spiritual transformation. One of the hurdles that many entrepreneurs in this arena face is marketing in a way that doesn't seem unethical. Another consideration is whether profits should be taken when working in this sector, which can often be an emotional and intimate place to work. As you explore this internet business idea, you’ll have to determine how you

Schooling Innovators of the Future: Julia Bateson and Excite-ed

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Julia Bateson found that not enough primary schools were encouraging their pupils to engage creatively with technology. In order to combat this, she has developed Excite-ed, a social enterprise which helps young children to learn using computer technology and gaming. How Julia Bateson is Developing a Digitally-Aware Generation Julia’s start-up, Excite-ed, is a social enterprise which is active in schools, and which encourages pupils and teachers to familiarize themselves with the digital world through gaming. Children and their teachers are given the tools necessary to design online

5 Online Business Ideas & Revenue Models for Lifestyle Entrepreneurs

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A lifestyle entrepreneur is somebody who organizes their business and work around their own lifestyle goals. These may include flexible hours, enjoying their work, spending time with their family or engaging with charity work. It may even be a matter of someone starting a business because they want to change the world or help people who really need it. There are lots of ways that you can charge the world, and through different online business ideas. Consider different online business ideas and you could be on your way to becoming a successful lifestyle entrepreneur. If you're scratching