191: This Austin Startup Helps Homeless with "Socks for Souls"

Ryan Harmon CEO & Co-founder Press

Ryan Harmon
CEO & Co-founder
Press

Today on Cause Talk Radio, Megan and Joe talk to Ryan Harmon, CEO & Co-founder of Press Cleaners. Press is a weekly, subscription-based dry cleaning and laundry delivery service in Texas that is helping the homeless and growing its business with its Socks for Souls program.

On the show, Megan, Ryan and Joe discuss:

  • The backstory on Press Cleaners and Ryan Harmon.
  • How Socks for Souls got started. Press will even pick up donations from non-customers!
  • The impact of Socks for Souls on Press' business. "It's frictionless."
  • How Ryan's entrepreneurial journey included lots of cause ventures that made Socks for Souls a natural fit when he co-founded Press.
  • What challenges have Press encountered with Socks for Souls
  • Ryan's recommendations for entrepreneurs who want to add cause to their business.
  • Joe challenges Ryan's to come up with cause ideas for new startups. A cause marketing idea for a lingerie store FOR MEN???

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