8 Tips for Introverted Entrepreneurs

Many people expect an entrepreneur to use flash and charisma to take them where they need to go, but not everyone is a Steve Jobs or Mark Cuban and not everyone needs to be. Our team shares their experience being introverts in business and the strategies they use to turn introversion into a tool for success:

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Nature's Log: Supplemental

In our, “Be Your Own Hero” series on our blog, we discussed how modeling our business after the natural world and supporting impact investment and social entrepreneurship can help us to create a more equitable future. In this supplement we will show some real-world examples of these forces at work.

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Brewer's Spotlight: Faultline

Faultline Brewing Company is a brewpub based in Sunnyvale California, just a stone’s throw from our workshop in Mountain View. We recently had the opportunity to talk to Peter Catizone—their head brewer—and discuss his experience in dealing with water treatment in the brewing industry.

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Drink Sustainably: Brewing and Water Conservation

Most of us here in California have a brewpub somewhere within 10 miles of our home. These breweries are busting community centers providing the surrounding area with a place for people from all walks of life to enjoy good beer, good food, and good company. With the rise of water scarcity though, some breweries are finding it harder and harder to keep their doors open. Are we seeing the end of craft breweries as we know them? Or are solutions to brewer’s water pains just over the horizon!

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Brewer’s Spotlight: Jaw Brew

TL;DR Jaw Brew is a microbrewery that specializes in turning the circular economy into new pockets of wealth. Now they’re tackling the brewing industry’s next untapped opportunity - water.

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Crossing the Threshold: Makers in Nature’s economy

Social entrepreneurship and impact investing - creating and investing businesses that do good and make a profit - are movements backed by $22.89 trillion dollars in assets worldwide. Nature only does business in conditions that are suitable life; we look to bio-inspired design to unlock new sources of wealth for social entrepreneurship. We turned our do-it-yourself makers mentality into an agile business and, true to our roots, we’re crowdfunding at SeedInvest so that anyone can invest in a better world.

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Brewer’s Spotlight - Steel Bonnet

Steel Bonnet’s charming motto is “California Brewed, Scottish Attitude” - but their friendly disposition can’t stop a water pain that hinders their growth. Steel Bonnet is one of the first brewers to become a part of our “game-changer” pilot program so we sat down with them to discuss the pain water creates on the brewing industry. If you want to invest in the future of sustainable craft beer, consider joining our crowdfunding campaign on SeedInvest at https://www.seedinvest.com/nuleaf.tech/seed

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Learning to Stand on the Shoulders of Giants

Climate change is one of the most daunting challenges that humanity has ever faced. Bio-inspired design creates a pathway to a regenerative future by looking to nature to solve our most daunting global challenges. NuLeaf Tech takes bio-inspired design to new heights with the circular economy by unlocking the power - and wealth - of recycled wastewater with easy to use systems that can expand to any scale.

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Nature's Log - Supplemental: Stardate 08.19.18.1

As a follow up to our recent blog post about the problems facing water infrastructure, we have compiled this list of real world examples of failing water infrastructure at home and abroad. We wanted to share not only the widespread nature of the problem, but highlight current and potentially future successes.

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Our Thirsty World :The Man-made Creation of Water Scarcity

Water treatment is so inflexible countless individuals and industries are powerless to control and reuse this precious resource.  Water is our society’s indispensable lifeforce. Unlock the power of recycled water and build a healthier world with NuLeaf.

We put water recycling back into the hands of people and we’re semi-finalists in VERGE Accelerate 2018, a Silicon Valley clean tech conference and competition. If you believe in our bio-inspired solutions to make recycling water easy at any scale, please vote for us in the circular economy category until August 21st! Vote: bit.ly/votefornuleaf

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