How To Start A Sustainable Business With Josephine Philips
Josephine Philips is the CEO of Sojo, a seamless and scalable clothing alterations and repairs app, on a mission to make the fashion industry more circular. Sojo wants to make it easy for everyone to show their clothes the love they deserve and they do this through alteration and repair of clothing, allowing more of us to love our clothes for longer. In this episode, we learn about Jo's path to sustainable fashion, how she raised $2.4 million in pre-seed funding for Sojo, their aims to democratise sustainable fashion, the highs and lows of running your own business and much more.
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For accessibility reasons, a subtitled video version of this conversation is available here.
This episode is kindly sponsored by LovenessLee.com. Use code “SMALLTHINGS20” at checkout or at their London Southbank store for 20% off. Valid until the end of February.
This episode was produced and hosted by Venetia La Manna. It was edited by Nada Smiljanic. The artwork was designed by Alex Sedano and the music was composed by William Haxworth.
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