Today’s episode features the founder of Karmalize, the world’s first and only online directory of socially responsible businesses, searchable by social cause, and completely crowdsourced from people who care about making a better future. After a 30+ year career in the consulting, technology, and software industries, today’s guest, Rich Yap, turned in a corporate career for a different mission: to help people spread good karma by supporting socially responsible businesses. Rich takes us behind the scenes of building a tech product with a social impact mission as the focus, and shares lessons from his experience along with practical advice we can all use in our projects.
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