The reality kicks in: The fellows realize that six weeks away from home, family, and business will be quite a challenge and they emphasize the importance of making this experience valuable. They daily routine of the Institute is shared and we witness the community form as the fellows become vulnerable and learn to ask for help.

The entrepreneurs see in each other incalculable potential and power. – Teju Ravilochan Tweet This Quote

This episode spotlights Luis Duarte shares his personal struggle with his venture and his personal connection behind the work he does. Immediately, the Unreasonable Team helps to create a connection that will significantly help the progress of his waste reduction company, ‘Yo Reciclo’. At the opening reception of the Unreasonable Institute, the fellows expand their comfort zones and pitch their ideas to the Boulder community.

This is one episode of a series by Unreasonable Media capturing the stories & journey of the 27 entrepreneurs part of the 2011 Unreasonable Institute cohort. For more behind the scenes footage of this program, see here.


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