A Show about the Entrepreneurial Life

Jay Kimmelman

Co-Founder, Bridge International Academies

Jay KimmelmanBridge International Academies is a private network of nursery and primary schools educating the poorest students in developing countries including Kenya, Uganda and India. Bridge charges families roughly six dollars per month for a pupil to attend school and uses economies of scale to keep costs low across its more than 400 academies.

Jay speaks with Jessica about how he and his wife Shannon are building their network of schools, from scratch.

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