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From providing ex-gang members with jobs to shaping the electronic waste industry, John Shegerian wants his businesses to make a difference in communities.

On this episode of Office Hours, host Spencer Rascoff spoke with Shegerian, co-founder and CEO of ERI, an electronic recycling company, about transforming a tortilla factory into a gang rehabilitation space and entering the e-waste industry before it was popular.

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CurbWaste, a new software platform from Curbside Technologies that helps trash haulers manage their routes and operations, raised $6 million to continue developing its technology and acquire new customers.

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