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Martin’s Story: How His Mission-Driven Coffee Startup Helps Ethiopian Farmers Become Entrepreneurs

Berlin-based Coffee Circle co-founder Martin Elwert talks about how an initial visit to Ethiopia convinced both him, and co-founder Robert Rudnick, that they needed to…

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Tito & Paty’s Story: How a Backpacking Trip Turned into a Startup Helping Bolivian Women Move Beyond Poverty

beyondBeanie co-founders Tito Alvarez and Paty Lucero talk about their remarkable social impact startup journey; from Tito’s backpacking trip in Bolivia, where he witnessed poverty…

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Nur-E’s Story: How a Trip to a Girls’ School in Bangladesh Inspired a One-of-a-Kind Social Impact Startup

Knotty Gal co-founder Nur-E Farhana Rahman (pictured far right) talks about what inspired her to ditch her traditional 9-to-5 job to launch a one-of-kind handmade…

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Miki’s Story: How a Startup Breaking One of the World’s Oldest Taboos is Helping Millions of Girls Stay in School

An estimated 100 million girls in the developing world are falling behind in school – just because of their periods. THINX, founded by Miki Agrawal, her…

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Christian’s Story: How a Search for Ethical Clothing Turned Into the Perfect White Tee, Made by Former Inmates

 Lazlo founder Christian Birky talks about his startup journey: from hearing about the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, to searching for menswear that shared…

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