Parag Gupta, founder, Waste Ventures had spoken to YourStory on the occasion of Earth Day about Waste Ventures, which incubates and invests in garbage management companies owned and operated by waste pickers. Read the interview here.
Parag was formerly Associate Director at the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and Fellow at the World Economic Forum. He worked on social investment and on introducing CEOs to opportunities at the Base of Pyramid. Prior, he founded IDEAS while at the Harvard Kennedy School, was a consultant at the Bridgespan Group, and advisor to many international social entrepreneurs.
Waste Ventures is one of the entries at the Myoo Create Waste Startup Challenge. To read about the entry and show your support click here.