Understanding why it is necessary to support ideas in the early stage for building a sustainable Social Enterprise and how its done at NSRCEL from Aakarsh Naidu, Director of Ecosystem Initiatives.
Live Hangout With Sathya Raghu V Mokkapati, Co-Founder Of Agriculture Startups Kheyti & Cosmos Green
In this Hangout Sathya explains the fundamental problems of agriculture in India, why farmers’ kids don’t want to continue with agriculture and how govt and startups can change that.
A big country like India with myriad socioeconomic challenges direly needs social impact focused, responsible and purpose-driven businesses and startups. Entire business ecosystem needs a paradigm shift in its approach. B Corp certification could be a good start. Here’s learning about this certification, directly from India’s first B Corp.
In this Live Hangout, I asked him about the basic idea behind the 1M1B initiative, how his village accelerator program works, his views on social entrepreneurs aligning with SDGs and the way ahead for him.
In this Hangout Vikash talks about some classic problems of tribal people, his experience of working in Naxalite areas and shares his views on social entrepreneurship and its ability to bring about social change.
In this Hangout, Santosh Phad talks about his personal journey, his vision behind Thinksharp Foundation, its far-reaching impact, his role in India’s journey towards development of education and the road ahead.
In this Hangout, we had an impromptu exchange of questions, answers and ideas related to product development for social impact. Ashwin shared a few interesting anecdotes about his end users and lessons he has gained from leading product development at Simpa.
Live Hangout with Kunal Sanklecha, The 21-yr Old Who Went To Antarctica On An Expedition To See Climate Change
He dreamt of doing something for the good of this planet and a newspaper ad turned this dream into reality. Having recently returned from his expedition to Antarctica, Kunal gets candid about his experiences, his learnings from Robert Swan and his views on the severity of climate change.
In this interaction, Seetha, a seasoned changemaker herself, talks about how the education system in India can change and explains concepts like self-initiated learning to trigger intellectual rigour.
In this Hangout I asked him about his recent journey to Nepal, problems faced by small farmers and how eKutir is solving them through technology, what it means to be a B Corp and finally some lessons and insights he has gained over last 7 years as a social entrepreneur.