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Join hosts Toni Okamoto and Paul Shapiro as they talk with some of the leading start-up entrepreneurs and titans of industry alike using their businesses to help solve the world’s most pressing problems.

Dec 1, 2018

For decades conservation charities have been trying to save the oceans, but sadly, the tide hasn’t turned in their favor. In just the past 40 years, we’ve killed off half the world’s coral reefs, with 20% dying in the past three years alone.

What if entrepreneurs could harness the power of business to actually...


Nov 15, 2018

When you think about someone using their business for good, you don’t usually think of a rock star. And when you think of a rock star, you might think hedonistic living and self-aggrandizement.

Well, despite the fact that Moby has sold more than 20 million records worldwide and is so famous in fact that he only goes...


Nov 1, 2018

Human rights and environmental advocates have tried to reform the diamond mining industry, but what if the answer was as simple as just growing diamonds in a lab? That’s what start-ups like Ada Diamonds are betting on.

This husband-wife cofounder duo, Lindsay Reinsmith and Jason Payne, sell sell lab-grown...


Oct 17, 2018

Hear from the founder and CEO of Lingrove, Joe Luttwak, in this new interview about his journey from working at Ferrari to founding a guitar company to now founding and running a company whose goal is, just like Dr. Seuss’s Lorax, nothing short of saving the trees.

And, it’s the first interview we’ve done where a...


Sep 19, 2018

Toilets drastically improve health, life expectancy, school attendance rates, and more. And this episode, we’ve got someone who says every trip you make to the toilet can be a feel-good experience--since the company Simon Griffiths started, Who Gives a Crap, was founded for one reason: to give people in the developed...