Interviews

Interview with Andrea Gramson, co-founder of _SocialStarters - whatamission.com

Social impact programmes for career breakers and career changers!

Always wanted to travel with (more) purpose and use your skills to drive social change? Then this young UK startup will certainly be worth a closer look: _SocialStarters offers various social impact programmes for career breakers, freelancers, skill... Read More...
Online platform Consult Academic enables access to academic knowledge and expertise I whatamission.com

Online platform Consult Academic enables access to academic knowledge and expertise

Consult Academic is a newly launched online platform that connects academics with all types of customers; for them to share their knowledge and expertise, getting involved in customers’ projects and assisting with all kinds of academic-related services. Why? Because academia provides a comprehensive source of knowledge and expertise that could readily be accessible to the private-, public and non-profit sectors, so the founder Dr. Leon van Achterbergh.... Read More...
Crowdfunding for world’s first mobile solar power plant in Africa I whatamission.com

Crowdfunding for world’s first mobile solar power plant in Africa

Only about 13% of the population in rural areas in Mali have access to electricity according to the the World Bank (stats from 2009). Changing this is part of the vision of Mobile Solarkraftwerke Afrika. Mobile Solarkraftwerke Afrika wants to provide the village Mourdiah in Mali (Western Africa) with electricity. A crowdfunding campaign on bettervest was launched to make this possible. Investments are possible from €50. More than 80% of the funding goal was already crowdfunded within 3 days. Today, I've got an exlcusive interview with Charlie Njonmou, CEO of Solarkraftwerke Afrika GmbH & Co. KG for you.... Read More...