GO GLOBAL, THINK LO­CAL

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BLAKE MY­COSKIE TOMS

On va­ca­tion in Ar­gentina, My­coskie was moved by the dif­fi­cult life of ru­ral chil­dren, many of whom had no shoes. That was the ge­n­e­sis of his shoe com­pany and its buy-one, give-one model.

WOMBI ROSE AND JOHN WISE LOVEPOP

The naval ar­chi­tects were trav­el­ing in Viet­nam on a Har­vard Busi­ness School trip in 2014, search­ing for an idea for a startup. One day, they came across a type of card that used kirigami, a kind of origami that cuts the pa­per rather than just fold­ing it. The re­sult was Lovepop’s 3-D greet­ing cards.

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