Alex Blum: $1200 Houses, Plant-based Plastics, Political Activism, and BioFi | Hard Tech Podcast #11

Hard Tech Podcast

Aug 20 2023 • 1 hr 24 mins

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/kVNMuZsFtig

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In this episode, we discuss:

- Alex's plant-based plastic alternatives for packaging, medical, housing, construction

- $1200 houses for refugees and disaster victims

- Eco-friendly agriculture in developing countries

- Agriculture in the Russia/Ukraine conflict

- Alex’s political activism and his award-winning documentary on the Rohingya people of Myanmar

- Strategies for employee-retention in tech

- Alex's health struggle with Psoriatic Arthritis

- BioFi and Jutin, Alex's product lines

- Alex's strategies for contending with the trend of failure in bioplastics startups

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