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40: May Al-Karooni of Globechain - Reducing Waste With A Reuse Marketplace Impact Hustlers - Entrepreneurs with Social Impact

    • Entrepreneurship

May Al-Karooni is the Founder & CEO of Globechain, a reuse marketplace for companies to list unneeded items. All items are free to collect.Highlight:Seeing furniture go to landfillBusinesses have to make money from day oneBig volumes of construction material and obsolete stockBehaviour change and audit of itemsSocial and environmental impact data vs waste dateDifferent interest from SMEs, corporates and charitiesHow May started from a single founder into getting into different locationsReuse and being part of the circular economyPutting your personality into your businessUseful links:Globechain - https://www.globechain.com/May Al-Karooni's Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/may-al-karooni-25b4407/Time Stamp:[01:00] Moving office when still working in banking[02:50] Business model of Globechain[04:30] Customer journey on Globechain[05:00] ESG impact data vs waste data[06:30] Why SMEs are commercially driven[07:00] Connecting big corporates and charities[09:00] Picking up corporate clients for a global retailer[10:00] Moving from a founder to raising a Series A[13:00] Why year 2 was the hardest year[15:00] Ikea and the rental business model[17:30] Founders addressing unsexy industries[19:10] Vision of GlobechainGo to ImpactHustlers.com (https://www.impacthustlers.com/)Visit FastForward 2030 (http://fastforward2030.com/) and Real Changers (https://www.realchangers.com/)Impact Hustlers is hosted by Maiko Schaffrath, connect on Linkedin (https://uk.linkedin.com/in/maikoschaffrath/en) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/maikoschaffrath) .This podcast is produced by Podcast Publishing (http://podcastpublishing.help/) . Support the show

May Al-Karooni is the Founder & CEO of Globechain, a reuse marketplace for companies to list unneeded items. All items are free to collect.Highlight:Seeing furniture go to landfillBusinesses have to make money from day oneBig volumes of construction material and obsolete stockBehaviour change and audit of itemsSocial and environmental impact data vs waste dateDifferent interest from SMEs, corporates and charitiesHow May started from a single founder into getting into different locationsReuse and being part of the circular economyPutting your personality into your businessUseful links:Globechain - https://www.globechain.com/May Al-Karooni's Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/may-al-karooni-25b4407/Time Stamp:[01:00] Moving office when still working in banking[02:50] Business model of Globechain[04:30] Customer journey on Globechain[05:00] ESG impact data vs waste data[06:30] Why SMEs are commercially driven[07:00] Connecting big corporates and charities[09:00] Picking up corporate clients for a global retailer[10:00] Moving from a founder to raising a Series A[13:00] Why year 2 was the hardest year[15:00] Ikea and the rental business model[17:30] Founders addressing unsexy industries[19:10] Vision of GlobechainGo to ImpactHustlers.com (https://www.impacthustlers.com/)Visit FastForward 2030 (http://fastforward2030.com/) and Real Changers (https://www.realchangers.com/)Impact Hustlers is hosted by Maiko Schaffrath, connect on Linkedin (https://uk.linkedin.com/in/maikoschaffrath/en) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/maikoschaffrath) .This podcast is produced by Podcast Publishing (http://podcastpublishing.help/) . Support the show

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