Purpose and profit: A new ecosystem focused business approach
Christian Erfurt was seriously ill during his childhood, which as an adult has motivated him to strive really hard to make a difference.
With his startup, Be My Eyes, Christian is helping thousands of people with impaired vision becoming more empowered for free. This might sound as a difficult concept to make financially viable until the business model originated from a quote spotted at an restaurant "Everybody wins, only when nobody loses."
In this Heartful Academy talk Christian shared his thoughts on:
What happened in Christian’s childhood, and how have these experiences been formative in the work he is now doing?
What is the idea behind Be My Eyes, and how does it improve the lives for the visually impaired?
How to scale such a mission, and how to make it financially viable?
What is Christian’s best advice for other entrepreneurs who are driven by a higher purpose?
How Purpose and profit will be the strongest competitive advantage for the future of business
What does social inclusion mean to Christian, and what are the most powerful ways to create a world that works for all of us?