Sparklink Podcast

Sparklink Podcast

By Ashna Reddy
Click play to listen to talented young adults around the world including researchers, founders and project leaders showcase their entrepreneurial work and how they are solving some of society's biggest problems. Some examples: memory loss, food waste, parking, unemployement and much more! Instagram & Twitter: @sparklinkpod
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Episode #16: Playing Games, Learning Code w/ Samaira Mehta, Founder of CoderBunnyz
Samaira Mehta, featured on Times as one of the 8 young leaders to shape the decade, has graced the pages of Vogue and Business Insider, has spoken at over 50 conferences nationwide including the United Nations on International Women’s Day, and to top it all off was offered a job at Google at age 11 created CoderBunnyz to make kids excited about coding. Click play to find out how!  Instgram & Twitter : @sparklinkpod
14:17
May 13, 2020
Episode #15: Pushing Sustainable Development Goals w/ Elly Savatia, Founder of Innovate 4 SDG's
Leading Innovate 4 SDG's, Elly Savatia is pushing his community in Kenya to think about solutions to solve some of the most pressing problems including hunger, poverty, and climate action. Elly is the youngest representative in the UN Habitat Assembly.  Guest: Elly Savatia, UN Habitat Representative, Founder of Innovate for SDG's 
16:14
April 29, 2020
Episode #14: Using AI to Stop Gun Violence w/ Shreya Nallapati, Founder of NeverAgainTech
Using machine learning to stop gun violence. Click play to listen!  Guest: Shreya Nallapati, Founder of NeverAgainTech and Global Teen Leader  Initiative: #NeverAgainTech, https://neveragaintech.org/ Forbes article: https://www.forbes.com/sites/geekgirlrising/2018/05/03/how-this-teen-is-using-artificial-intelligence-to-stop-gun-violence/#7657d7693526
27:05
April 15, 2020
Episode #13: Tracking Your Eyes w/ Serban Mogos, Co-Founder of Eyeware
Tracking your eye movement to reduce car accidents, improve mobility and improve buyer choice? Click to listen to how one startup is doing just that! Guest: Serban Mogos, Co-Founder of Eyeware Eyeware's Website: https://eyeware.tech/ Serban’s Email: serban@eyeware.tech
19:17
April 1, 2020
Episode #12: Improving Urban Areas w/ Agne Milukaite, Founder of Cycle.land
According to climate central, each mile someone rides on a bike-share bike instead of driving a car means about 1 pound of carbon dioxide is kept out of the atmosphere. Bike sharing also reduces traffic and congestion in urban areas by roughly 2-3%. Check out how one UK based company is disrupting how urban areas operate on a day to day basis!  Guest: Agne Milukaite 
17:36
February 19, 2020
Episode #11: Disrupting Insurance w/ Luca Schnettler, Founder of HealthyHealth
Guest: Luca Schnettler  Is it possible to make insurance fair for both insurance companies and individuals on life and health insurance plans? Click play to find out how one UK based startup is doing just that though technology! Interested in being a part of HealthyHealth's journey? Apply below to their available positions: https://www.healthyhealth.com/career
18:52
January 22, 2020
Episode #10: Efficient Transportation w/ Harshita Arora, Founder of A2B
A2B is a Google bus like system hoping to create an efficient transportation method for everyone commuting to work without affiliation to any one company. Click play to find out how! Guest: Harshita Arora, Founder A2B
12:45
January 8, 2020
Episode #9: Neurodiverse Workforce w/ Jhillika Kumar, Founder of Mentra
As the CDC reported in 2014, more than 3.5 million Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder. With that comes an alarming fact reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics which states that roughly 83% of this population remains unemployed. Here is one startup trying to solve this issue! Visit Their Website: www.mentra.me Interviewee: Jhillika Kumar
20:45
December 25, 2019
Episode #8: Efficient App Development w/ Abstract Layer
An article posted on medium reports that on average it takes developers 3-5 months to create an app. Featured on Forbes's enterprise technology list, here is an automation tool that aims to speed production and eliminate human errors during the app development process! Dani Arnout's email: dani.arnaout@gmail.com
11:29
December 4, 2019
Episode #7: Women TechMakers Manipal (WTM)
In the 2017-2018 academic year, women represented 27.5% of participants in India's Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Technology degree programs. Another chunk of these women ended up quitting their roles in engineering and switched to another career path, roughly 40% versus 17% of men who did the same. Here is one organization that is changing that! Mehul Raje's Email: mehul.raje@gmail.com
17:55
November 27, 2019
Episode #6: Travel Content Creators w/ Ravle
This startup focuses on helping a specific group of content creators: travelers. And here is how they are doing it!  Interested in joining Ravle? Here is the angel link to apply: https://angel.co/l/2idWcQ.
16:01
November 6, 2019
Episode #5: Food For Tomorrow
Over 2 billion more people are expected to live on this planet 30 years from now. That means scientists around the world are asking themselves this very question: How do we produce enough nutritious food to feed the increased number of people expected to live on this planet 30 years from now? Here is one answer to the question!
11:38
October 30, 2019
Episode #4: Revolutionizing Spinal Surgeries
Spinal cords have a direct link to the brain thus, they control a great deal of our movement and behavior. So, failure to operate properly on this part of the body during surgery can result in very damaging effects—but not anymore, thanks to this new invention! Krithik's Website: krithikramesh.com  Empowering Rural India: empoweringri.org
13:31
October 23, 2019
Episode #3: Reducing Food Waste w/ KinoSol
One of the biggest problems in today's day and age is food waste. Not only does food waste negatively effect the environment but it injects fuel into the growing problem of hunger in developed countries. Here is one solution to this very problem that developing countries are facing. Website: https://getkinosol.com/
12:18
October 16, 2019
Episode #2: Finding Parking w/ JAPA, Inc.
Finding parking creates stress and greatly harms the environment --- But not anymore, thanks to this new technology! Want to apply for a software or business developer role at JAPA, Inc.? Email: contact@japa.one Phone Number: 1(877) PRK-JAPA OR (877-775-5272) AngelList: angel.co. 
14:38
October 9, 2019
Episode #1: Improving Memory w/ Humm
Ever wondered if technology could improve our mental capabilities without any biological changes? Here is your answer. 
16:11
October 3, 2019