In this episode of Chasing the Insights, I talk to co-founders and life partners Daphne Pierre and Shamil Rodriguez.

Daphne and Shamil talk to us about running a Social Enterprise as a couple part-time.

Daphné and Shamil, life partners, are Co-Founders of, an online platform dedicated to reducing +$1 trillion student loan debt crisis and encouraging community impact.

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Previously, Daphné and Shamil pursued multiple business ventures, including public speaking, industrial automation, entertainment, software technology, and e-commerce.

From education initiatives to advocating for the homeless, these Co-Founders’ volunteering experience runs the gambit. Helping nonprofits themselves, let the co-founders to observe the gap in skills nonprofits faced.

Coupled with the reality of student loan debt after completing multiple degrees, they knew there had to be a better way.

So, they created StartNoo 🙂

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