the talktank
the talktank
Nov 4, 2020
Tessa Clarke - (food) sharing is caring
Play • 34 min

The Beyond Profit Series - Tessa Clarke

Hosted by Mathilde Barge

the talktank is making its grand return this week & we are excited to introduce the firs guest of our new "Beyond Profit" series - Tessa Clarke, a social entrepreneur whose business is basically the definition of 'sharing is caring'!

Tessa Clarke co-founded OLIO, a food-sharing app that now has over 2.5 million users. Together these users have shared 7 million portions of food, which would have otherwise been wasted. She is one of the FoodTech 500 winners and an ambassador for the Meaningful Business 100. Before becoming a full-time entrepreneur, she completed her MBA at Stanford Business School and had a corporate career working in retail, media, financial services, and other industries.

Tessa shared with us her insights on the zero-waste industry and on food consumption in the UK. Moreover, she told us about the enriching power of social entrepreneurship in her life and about how you don't need a revolutionary idea to become an entrepreneur. All you have to do is find a problem that you're really passionate about solving.

Tune in to find out more!

Special thanks to Konrad Dabrowski for producing this episode and to  Rho Mezon for sharing his music “In the Mist”.

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