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Seedpod is a podcast dedicated to the people shaping our world through entrepreneurship, sustainability and design. We started this project in the hope of exploring unique perspectives on the issues facing the society we live in. Designer and entrepreneur Lee Rael is doing just that by having authentic conversations with talented creatives, innovative entrepreneurs and environmental pioneers. By unpacking their wisdom, insights and personal stories, Lee hopes to inspire and educate, and maybe even entertain.Let’s create more meaningful connections to our experiences by engaging with the people who are shaping them. We hope you enjoy the show.

Seedpod Lee Rael

    • Business
    • 4.9, 18 Ratings

Seedpod is a podcast dedicated to the people shaping our world through entrepreneurship, sustainability and design. We started this project in the hope of exploring unique perspectives on the issues facing the society we live in. Designer and entrepreneur Lee Rael is doing just that by having authentic conversations with talented creatives, innovative entrepreneurs and environmental pioneers. By unpacking their wisdom, insights and personal stories, Lee hopes to inspire and educate, and maybe even entertain.Let’s create more meaningful connections to our experiences by engaging with the people who are shaping them. We hope you enjoy the show.

    92: Justin Needham - The business of waste

    92: Justin Needham - The business of waste

    Justin Needham is pioneering the waste sector by bringing the reverse vending machine concept to our shores.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    91: George van der Schyff - Pristine heart

    91: George van der Schyff - Pristine heart

    In his latest incarnation, this weeks guest,  George van der Schyff heads up Pristine earth, an NGO based in Cape Town working in the environment and specifically plastics waste and pollution. Their goal is to form collaborations and bring stakeholders...

    • 1 hr 11 min
    90: Paul Cocksedge - Inspiring joy

    90: Paul Cocksedge - Inspiring joy

    London-based Paul Cocksedge has worked on projects as diverse as a flower-powered light, a canopy for the world’s largest botanical gardens, and furniture that fuses different metals through a freezing process. It’s impossible to pigeonhole the...

    • 37 min
    89: Ian Dommisse - To Ecobrick or not

    89: Ian Dommisse - To Ecobrick or not

    Should we be making Ecobricks or not, we unpack the truths with Ian Dommisse founder of the Ecobrick Exchange.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    88: Manu Prakash - Democratising science

    88: Manu Prakash - Democratising science

    This weeks guest Manu Prakash,  who I met at the design Indaba earlier this year, did his master’s and PhD in applied physics at MIT before founding the Prakash Lab at Stanford. “Manu works at the molecular scale to literally try and understand how the...

    • 27 min
    87: Rowan le Roux - Business for good

    87: Rowan le Roux - Business for good

    Rowan is currently Operations Director at the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship South Africa where changing business for good is their business.

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

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A refreshing and authentic exploration of the innovative ideas at work in South Africa and the people behind them. Great listening.

starmagi ,

Fascinating people who are the change we want to see in the world

Lee does a great job of find truly inspiring South Africans who are making a difference. Great podcast

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