Ep 52 - The Hustle Of A Social Enterprise Power Couple

What does it mean to be a Social Entrepreneur? In this episode, Ronster chats with power couple Mark and Reese Fernandez-Ruiz, co-founders of Rags2Riches to discuss the hustle of being a Social Entrepreneur in the Philippines. They dabble on the beginnings of the brand they had built together sparked by the artisans of Payatas, and discussed how they made their business work despite sacrificing profitability, and how they tackled investments to spearhead their journey. They shared their motivations, biggest failures, and key learnings while also sharing how they have managed to work together as husband and wife for 12 years. This episode is powered by Payoneer, and is a proud affiliate of Podcast Network.

Links mentioned in this episode: 

  1. Rags2Riches

  2. Banker to the Poor by Muhammad Yunus

  3. How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas by David Bornstein

  4. Bam Aquino

  5. Hapinoy

  6. Pofitability

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