21: Pierre-Yves Paslier of Skipping Rock Labs - Making Packaging Disappear
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Pierre-Yves Paslier, cofounder of Skipping Rock Labs who is behind the viral Ooho sustainable packaging talks about replacing single use plastic water bottles. Highlights of the episode:* Why there is a need to move a way from current plastic packagings * Why crowdfunding is a good way to reach new investors. * Challenge of creating a product like Ooho * The transition from industry and a Master from Imperial College * Creating natural products with the Skipping Rocks Lab approachTime Stamp:[00:46] How does the Ooho packaging works?[01:44] How big is the single-use plastic problem?[03:00] Barrier in getting people to try out Ooho.[05:05] Traditional shaped plastic bottles with Pepsi and Coke[08:06] Are people concerned with hygiene?[10:09] Bridging the Skipping Rock Labs team together and crowdfunding[14:33] How to convince investors to invest?[17:00] Crowdfunding and managing 900+ investors[19:56] Scaling Ooho to restaurants[21:47] Biggest challenges[23:53] What is the vision of Ooho?Useful link:Skipping Rock Labs - [http://www.skippingrockslab.com/](http://www.skippingrockslab.com/)Pierre-Yves Paslier Linkedin - [https://www.linkedin.com/in/pierrepaslier/](https://www.linkedin.com/in/pierrepaslier/) Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/impacthustlers)
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