After experience in Iraq as a part of the Marine Corps, Jake returned to business school and took on the challenge to alleviate extreme poverty. From this effort, Nuru was launched in 2008.
Lesley Marincola, CEO of Angaza Design, discusses an approach to energy poverty that helps end users afford efficient energy and lighting products.
Arup SenGupta speaks about his project to eliminate arsenic from groundwater without the use of electricity or chemicals.
John Kehoe discusses how the chocolate maker TCHO has encouraged social entrepreneurship in developing countries through innovative supply chain practices.
An increased demand for energy means an increased need for environmental sustainability. Where does economic development fit in?
Jake Harriman, founder and CEO of Nuru International, traces his personal path towards sustainable solutions to poverty.
Entrepreneurship concentrating on scientific collaborations and innovations is the key to fostering sustainable economic growth.
In this audio interview, Sheela Sethuraman speaks with one of branchless banking's greatest proponents and the co-founder of Eko India Financial Services, Abhishek Sinha.
Thomas Barry, founder of the Zephyr Management investment firm, discusses widespread opportunities for private equity investment in Africa.
Thomas Gibian, Chairman of Emerging Capital Partners, discusses the success of his organization in investing in companies across the African continent through seven funds.