Kim Jordan is Cofounder of New Belgium Brewing, one of America’s pioneers in craft brewing and an industry shaper known for its forward-thinking environmental practices and employee engagement. In 2013, Kim sold the company to her co-workers, making it 100% employee owned at a moment of growth and expansion. Ashoka’s Michael Zakaras caught up with Kim to learn of her guiding principles, how she and the New Belgium team translate them into business practice, and what this means for young people and education today.
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Jacob Radloff is a serial entrepreneur and founder of Munich-based oekom research AG, a leading rating agency that has established environmental sustainability reporting in the global financial markets. Ashoka’s Felix Oldenburg caught up with Jacob recently to hear more about starting early, the challenges of growth and what it takes to keep innovating.
This entrepreneur’s story is movie material: Quit your job, hop on a plane to Mongolia, drive 20 hours out in the desert with some goat herders (who you just met at dinner two days ago), and then get stuck out in the Gobi desert for a month.
That was the beginning of Naadam, a clothing brand arguing for supply chain innovations.
When Pulitzer prize-winning New York Times reporter Charles Duhigg was researching his newest book “Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business,” he spent months researching the story of Malcolm McLean, who created the modern shipping container.
A Forbes interview with Griffin Thall, CEO and Co-founder at Pura Vida Bracelets & 30 Under 30 Retail 2015
Even though mediums for marketing, like social media, are continually expanding and evolving, the true marketing paradigm has remained the same. As CEO and co-founder of Pura Vida Bracelets, I’ve learned along the way best practices for building a following online. In particular, my brand has hit a stride with speaking to our audiences on Instagram. How can you, too, build your personal brand or business on Instagram? Here are my top five tips.