Tue, 5 August 2008
Martin Fisher is the Co-founder and CEO of KickStart. KickStart is a non-profit organization that develops and markets new technologies in Africa. These low- cost technologies are bought by local entrepreneurs and used to establish highly profitable new small businesses. The organization has received numerous awards for its work including Fast Company’s Social Capitalist Award, Schwab’s Outstanding Social Entrepreneurs for 2003, and TIME Europe's European Hero award. Fisher recently received the $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability.
A big thanks to Houria Iderkou who made it possible for me to interview Martin Fisher. Check out her KickStart Cause on Facebook.
A transcript of this interview is will be available on my blog, Have Fun * Do Good.
Direct download: Tools_to_End_Poverty__An_Interview_with_Martin_Fisher_of_KickStart.mp3
Category:social entrepreneurship -- posted at: 12:12pm PDT