Hey guys welcome to episode 20!
My guest today is one of the most interesting, mature, self-aware and socially conscious high school juniors I’ve ever spoken to. His name is Campbell Erickson, a 17 year old serial entrepreneur from Austin Texas. Campbell set out on his first entrepreneurial endeavor when he was in 7th grade and since then has worked on several socially conscious startups and projects.
While at a summer incubator program at MIT, Campbell co-founded Purchasemate – an app that allows you to scan a product at the grocery store and find out the political, social, philosophical and financial stances of the corporation that produced it. This helps consumers make more socially conscious decisions about what they choose to spend their money on.
Campbell has also been involved in founding project Zilkr, an online curriculum made to educate and enable young entrepreneurs and A Youth Mind, project that empowers kids in third world countries to tell their stories through photograp