21: Pierre-Yves Paslier of Skipping Rock Labs - Making Packaging Disappear
Pierre-Yves Paslier, cofounder of Skipping Rock Labs who is behind the viral Ooho sustainable packaging talks about replacing single use plastic water bottles.
Highlights of the episode:
Why there is a need to move a way from current plastic packagings
Why crowdfunding is a good way to reach new investors.
Challenge of creating a product like Ooho
The transition from industry and a Master from Imperial College
Creating natural products with the Skipping Rocks Lab approach
[00:46] How does the Ooho packaging works?
[01:44] How big is the single-use plastic problem?
[03:00] Barrier in getting people to try out Ooho.
[05:05] Traditional shaped plastic bottles with Pepsi and Coke
[08:06] Are people concerned with hygiene?
[10:09] Bridging the Skipping Rock Labs team together and crowdfunding
[14:33] How to convince investors to invest?
[17:00] Crowdfunding and managing 900+ investors
[19:56] Scaling Ooho to restaurants
[21:47] Biggest challenges
[23:53] What is the vision of Ooho?
Skipping Rock Labs - http://www.skippingrockslab.com/
Pierre-Yves Paslier Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/pierrepaslier/
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