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Denver Frederick is the Host of The Business of Giving. The program is the only show of its kind that focuses on solutions to today's complex social problems. What's working? Who are the changemakers? How is it all being financed? The program addresses issues such as global poverty, affordable housing, clean drinking water, medical breakthroughs, and matters related to education.

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    • Business
    • 4.8 • 17 Ratings

Denver Frederick is the Host of The Business of Giving. The program is the only show of its kind that focuses on solutions to today's complex social problems. What's working? Who are the changemakers? How is it all being financed? The program addresses issues such as global poverty, affordable housing, clean drinking water, medical breakthroughs, and matters related to education.

    CEO of DivInc on How Cities Can Create a More Inclusive Startup Community

    CEO of DivInc on How Cities Can Create a More Inclusive Startup Community

    The following is a conversation between Preston James, Co-founder and CEO of Divinc, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving.

    DivInc was the first early-stage tech startup accelerator in Texas, exclusively for people of color and women tech entrepreneurs. And it's an organization that's on the move, expanding into other cities, focusing on social justice, innovation, and serving women of color entrepreneurs through their Startup Sistas initiative. And it's a pleasure to have with us now their co-founder and CEO, Preston James.

    • 28 min
    Camelback Ventures is Unlocking the Genius and Potential in Entrepreneurs of Color

    Camelback Ventures is Unlocking the Genius and Potential in Entrepreneurs of Color

    The following is a conversation between Aaron Walker, the Founder and CEO of Camelback Ventures, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving.

    Camelback Ventures works to identify, develop, and promote underrepresented entrepreneurs working in social impact. It provides them with the coaching, capital, and connections they need to be successful. And here to discuss how they do it and the impact they've had is Aaron Walker, the founder and CEO of Camelback Ventures.

    • 28 min
    Susan G. Komen CEO Says be Bold Now or Risk Irrelevance

    Susan G. Komen CEO Says be Bold Now or Risk Irrelevance

    The following is a conversation between Paula Schneider, the President and CEO of Susan G. Komen, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving.

    Susan G. Komen is the only organization that addresses breast cancer on multiple fronts such as research, community health, global outreach, and public policy initiatives in order to make the biggest impact against this disease. They've been doing this for nearly 40 years now. And here to talk about their work as well as their challenges is Paula Schneider, the president and CEO of Susan G. Komen.

    • 38 min
    Legatum CEO on the Benefits of a Long-Term Perspective for Both Investing and Philanthropy 

    Legatum CEO on the Benefits of a Long-Term Perspective for Both Investing and Philanthropy 

    The following is a conversation between Mark Stoleson, the Chief Executive Officer and a Partner at Legatum, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving.

    Legatum Limited is one of the most interesting enterprises you'll ever come across. It's a private investment firm headquartered in Dubai that uses its own funds to invest globally. The firm also invests in activities that promote anti-slavery, health, and educational initiatives, and it does so in a very distinctive fashion. And here to explain it all to us is Mark Stoleson, the CEO, and a partner at Legatum.

    • 53 min
    The Founder of Inventium Speaks About Innovation, the 4-Day Workweek and Time Management

    The Founder of Inventium Speaks About Innovation, the 4-Day Workweek and Time Management

    The following is a conversation between Amantha Imber, Founder of and Chief Maker at Inventium, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving.

    Inventium is Australia's leading innovation and behavioral science consultancy since 2007. This helped provide people from around the world with the tools to innovate, adapt, create, experiment, and grow. They're also leading the way and helping us all work smarter -- so critical in this time of COVID-19. And here to share some of their insights with us is Dr. Amantha Imber, the founder and chief maker of Inventium.

    • 35 min
    Wikimedia: A Fundraising Model All Its Own

    Wikimedia: A Fundraising Model All Its Own

    The following is a conversation between Lisa Seitz-Gruwell, Chief Revenue Officer of the Wikimedia Foundation, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving.

    The Wikimedia Foundation was created to ensure that Wikipedia was reserved as a nonprofit entity with respect for community governance and conducted in the public interest and in the public spirit. And here to tell us how they raise the bucks to pay the bills and support their community is Lisa Seitz-Gruwell, chief revenue officer of the Wikimedia Foundation.

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

oliviabaker13 ,

Inspiring, engaging, and insightful!

The Business of Giving covers so many important topics and dives deep into crises facing our world. Each episode contains a wealth of information and actionable tips about how to improve and move forward.

Denver engages his expert guests in thoughtful and engaging conversation - his passion really shines through his interviews. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

J. Barshop ,

Deeply substantial and amazingly practical

It’s obvious that Denver puts extraordinary effort into finding guests that are authentic and truly care about being a positive force in this world.

I appreciate the variety of episodes and the super practical takeaways - no matter the topic, you’ll gain something from every episode. Keep up the incredible work Denver! 🙌

Phil Advisor ,

Phenomenal content Delivery can improve

Denver Fredrick asks great questions and steers conversations in a powerful way - his pitch fluctuates and could be metered for a more affective approach. News items often sound like a single sentence without appropriate pauses between items decreasing the import of each piece. The show and Denver could benefit from critique and coaching by radio professionals. Delivery improvement will take this podcast to another level.
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