Watch as a Botswana Startup Scales into China (Ep.4)

Tendekayi Katsiga and his team created the world’s first digitally programmable and rechargeable hearing aid, the Solar Ear, in a small village in Botswana 12 years ago. Now, their products are sold in over 40 countries, and they have manufacturing sites in Brazil, Botswana, and most recently, China. In this episode, we followed Tendekayi as he visited the new manufacturing facility in China, which is employs all deaf workers. Not only does Solar Ear give deaf people around the world the opportunity to hear again, but it also empowers its employees the opportunity to achieve their biggest dreams in life.

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Chance Barnett

Chance Barnett

Chance is the founding CEO of Crowdfunder. He played an early and significant role in JOBS Act legislation & regulation and is an angel investor and contributor at Forbes.