CAE 009: How Fashion Can Change Lives with Jane Mosbacher Morris

Business, Design, Entrepreneurism, Health, Podcast, Social Enterprise, Startup, Venture Capital
Jane Mosbacher Morris on How Ethically-Sourced Fashion Can Alleviate Poverty and Violence Against Women While working in counter-terrorism in the US State Department, Founder Jane Mosbacher Morris learned how a lack of access to the smallest amount of money disempowers the most vulnerable women. On a trip to Bangladesh to work with anti-sex trafficking organization, she discovered how providing access to a market and an income is a major solution to violence against women and poverty and the many disturbing issues that plague socially and economically excluded women. She created To The Market in 2013 and works with women’s coops around the world to source survivor-made goods for the retail and wholesale market. In this interview, Jane tells us how she took her experience in humanitarian work with her new and ever-growing retail…
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CAE 011: What Occupy Wall Street Did For Our Future

Business, Entrepreneurism, Lifestyle, Mindset, Podcast, Social Enterprise, Startup
Without a Clear Mission, Your Movement (and Business) Is Doomed This week’s episode features Foo Conner – Photo-journalist, social activist and one of the original organizers of Occupy Wall Street. Wherever there is civil unrest in the US, Foo is there documenting it. I brought Foo on the show to outline what it takes to create a disruptive social movement. I was also personally curious about what happened with Occupy Wall Street and what it did to change our world today. Foo doesn’t disappoint and in this interview you’ll get the details on the major successes, where the movement went wrong and the ripple effect it’s had on giving voice to the voiceless around the world. And when you chat with a social activist, things can get pretty deep. We talk…
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Our Favorite 15 Startup Podcasts for Your 2016

Business, Entrepreneurism, Mindset, Podcast, Startup, Tech
We live in such a big “paradox-of-choice” age where it’s really easy to get lost among so many great options. But lucky for you, the Cause An Effekt team looked into all the startup podcasts that gave us the most valuable ideas while growing our businesses. So gather round the “radio” with all of your pals and get that feed filled before 2016 hits! 1. Seth Godin’s Startup School Although not a regular podcaster, marketing guru, Seth Godin generously share this 13 part series recorded in 2012 and everything is still incredibly relevant! In this rare live recording, hear Seth as he guides thirty entrepreneurs through a workshop exploring how they can build and run their dream business. It’s packed full of timeless marketing and business wisdom that you can refer…
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CAE 012: How A Startup Is Creating Chefs Around The World

CAE 012: How A Startup Is Creating Chefs Around The World

Business, Education, Entrepreneurism, Health, Lifestyle, Mindset, Podcast, Social Enterprise, Startup
How A Startup Is Creating Chefs Around The World Reda Stare is the daring founder and CEO of PlateCulture, a website that connects people who love cooking & hosting dinners with people who love eating authentic home cooked meals. Each dinner is a unique experience where people can share food, discover new cultures and build friendships from all over the world. In this interview, Reda shares her story of how one impromptu around-the-world trip inspired the seed of an idea that, today, operates in 25 countries across Southeast Asia. PlateCulture is completely changing the way people dine outside of their homes. She also shares details of the steps she took to get Plate Culture up and running and what it’s like to be a woman and a startup founder (hint…
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CAE 008: How To Build a Social Enterprise with Kai Stober Paul of Indosole

Business, Entrepreneurism, Podcast, Social Enterprise
Kai Stober Paul on How To Build a Sustainable Social Enterprise In one of our most honest conversations yet, Kai Stober Paul, Vice President of Indosole, recounts how he and Indosole founder, Kyle Parsons built one of the most unique footwear brands in existence. For the past 5 years, they have worked to create a social business with the mission to remove all disposed tires from circulation. This is his story of how Kai went from high-rise builder in San Francisco to recycled shoe mogul. An economic freeze helped him realize that he literally reached the pinnacle of his industry and needed to do something different – which took him back to Indonesia – his birthplace and childhood home. He later joined the fledgling Indosole team as a side hustle while working for a…
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