This week we caught up with champion of change, Gal Moore from Desolenator – an invention and breakthrough in the field of solar desalination – on track to becoming the most affordable and environmentally friendly
With a decade worth of experience in the social enterprise space, Gal brings a unique set of skills to the company to propel the invention to the right markets as a business development manager. Before joining the company, he was a music business entrepreneur and producer/ drummer for a live dubstep group called Jazzsteppa.
What was the dream when setting up Desolenator?
More and more charities and NGO’s are moving towards the social enterprise space. What do you think about this?
Desolanator is an excellent example of a sustainable model which addresses a global issue affecting millions of people. At what point did you and the team feel ready to convert the idea into a business venture?
Knowing that your product is protected due to a patent must make the competitor threat slightly easier for Desolenator. How do you think other ventures can establish a unique competitive advantage?
You’ve gained incredible traction from major media platforms from across the globe. How did you pull this off at this stage of the business?
Is business as hard as everyone says it is? (Share any challenges that you have faced whilst setting up Desolenator and how you overcame them)
Gaining access to finance is a big hurdle for young startups and deters a lot of people from starting earlier on. How did Desolenator tackle this?
You’ve had a very successful crowdfunding campaign. How was the experience?
Many young entrepreneurs get turned down due to their age. What are your thoughts on this?
What advice would you give to a young and aspiring entrepreneur?