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And This is How it Started

And This is How it Started

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A student-run podcast about student founders, innovators, entrepreneurs, trail-blazers, and how they started their initiatives. Hosts also have casual "let's talk" conversations about specific industry spaces and startups in that space.
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How it Started: Design Buddies with Grace Ling

And This is How it StartedAug 24, 2020

How it Started: Wave Learning Festival with Karly Hou
Apr 15, 202124:43
How it Started: Uncle Harvey with Shriya Boppana
Mar 17, 202128:47
How it Started: Activism Always with Mikayla O'Reggio & Chelsie Lui
Mar 02, 202129:13
How it Started: College Thrifts with Patricia L. García
Feb 24, 202129:13
How it Started: Unfound with Yasmeena Faycurry
Jan 12, 202116:54
How it Started: Simply Neuroscience with Chinmayi Balusu

How it Started: Simply Neuroscience with Chinmayi Balusu

Chinmayi is a sophomore at Columbia Univerisity majoring in neuroscience. What started as a blog to explore neuroscience, Chinmayi quickly expanded and grew the blog into Simple Neuroscience, a student-led non-profit organization focused on interdisciplinary neuroscience and psychology education, outreach, and awareness. Since its launch, Simply Neuroscience has introduced multiple initiatives, including their very own podcast "The Synapse", Humans of Neuroscience Series, Action Potential Advising Program, and more! In this episode, we discuss Chinmayi's interest in neuroscience, her founding story, advice she has for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Jan 06, 202132:40
How it Started: Geek Girl Careers with Sandhya Iyer
Dec 17, 202026:13
How it Started: Compass with Tejas Sekhar & Jessika Baral
Dec 07, 202032:59
Let's Talk: Indoor Plant Boom
Nov 30, 202032:19
How it Started: Magnify Wellness with Abigayle Peterson
Nov 23, 202034:11
Let's Talk: Skincare
Nov 16, 202045:01
How it Started: RISE with Daniel Adea & Miles Wu
Oct 27, 202036:53
How it Started: Decentology with Chase Chapman
Oct 19, 202029:51
How it Started: GenZDesigns with Andrew Roth
Sep 28, 202026:30
How it Started: Campus Oven with Benny Rubanov and Rohit Shenoy
Sep 21, 202030:23
How it Started: Opal with Mariah Manzano
Sep 14, 202031:47
Let's Talk: Meal Kit Industry

Let's Talk: Meal Kit Industry

On this “Let's Talk” installment, Isabela and her guest Charlotte discuss meal delivery services and their impact on the food industry. They provide an overview of the trend and how it highlights the growing importance of consumer convenience in food options, possible greenwashing, and the impact of COVID-19 on future dining experiences.

Sep 07, 202024:41
How it Started: Relay Resource with Andrea Lirio
Aug 31, 202032:19
How it Started: Hope Sews with Maya Mutalik

How it Started: Hope Sews with Maya Mutalik

Maya is a rising senior at Babson College, majoring in Social Entrepreneurship. In January 2018, Maya founded Hope Sews, an ethical fashion brand focused on empowering women through cross-cultural fashion. In July of 2017, Maya traveled to Anloga, Ghana where she explored the fabric markets and tailor shops, falling in love with the wax prints. While she was there, Maya met Vida, a talented seamstress, who wants to empower women and provide them with the skills to open their own seamstress shops and allow women to be financially independent. Maya discovered that their was a problem: "many seamstresses in Ghana and around the world are unable to scale their businesses because they don't have the access to necessary resources". Sustainable development with a focus on social and ethical impact and investing in the futures of women around the world became the foundation of the brand. Hope sews is featured in BostINNO 50 on Fire Winner, Featured in Boston Voyager Magazine, Winner of B-Seeds Social Impact Pitch Competition, Winner of MASSInnovation Textile & Apparel Pitch, Winner of Steve Madden Fashion Forward Showcase, and profiled in British Vogue. In this episode, we talk about her experience starting Hope Sews, her take on the entrepreneurship space at Babson, her experience as a womxn entrepreneur and being the youngest founder in her cohort when she participated in WIN Lab's accelerator program, and challenges she faced running Hope Sews during the pandemic. You can find Hope Sews on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. 

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How it Started: Design Buddies with Grace Ling
Aug 24, 202026:44