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How Houston Entrepreneurs Are Using Business Sense for the Greater Good

Social entrepreneurs are business people who use their work to address social issues like healthcare, renewable energy or access to clean water. We discuss social entrepreneurship in Houston and some of the projects Houstonians are undertaking here at home and abroad. We hear from Andyshea Saberioon, CEO and co-founder of PlegeCents, a crowdfunding platform that allows […]

Social entrepreneurs are business people who use their work to address social issues like healthcare, renewable energy or access to clean water.

We discuss social entrepreneurship in Houston and some of the projects Houstonians are undertaking here at home and abroad.

We hear from Andyshea Saberioon, CEO and co-founder of PlegeCents, a crowdfunding platform that allows anyone to raise funds for K-12 school/classroom needs; Daniel Barker, co-founder of IMPACT Days, a venture empowering social entrepreneurs in the Houston community; and Dr. Rogelio Garcia-Contreras, founder of the Social Entrepreneurship Program at the University of St. Thomas.

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