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Nathan Rothstein

President, Project Repat

Nathan Rothstein is the President at Project Repat. Repat makes it easy to upcycle your clothes. All products are made in USA by someone making a fair and living wage. Since 2012, Repat has prevented over 150,000 t-shirts from getting dumped in landfills. Rothstein spent four years working in New Orleans, Louisiana launching social enterprises and helping progressive candidates run for political office.

Articles by Nathan Rothstein
Why One Startup Will Never "Change the World"
Nathan Rothstein, co-founder of Project Repat, calls for founders to stop pitching their companies as "world-changing" charitable organizations. Businesses should focus on solving customer problems, he says, not solving global poverty. Read why. More »
Customers Should Determine the Businesses of the Future, Not the 1%
"We set up entrepreneurs to fail when we put all the emphasis on pitch day and the amount of money raised, instead of rewarding companies for sales and customers acquired," writes entrepreneur Nathan Rothstein. More »
Why Social Entrepreneurship is Dead
Despite all the hype, entrepreneur Nathan Rothstein (of Project Repat) believes social entrepreneurship is dead. Read what he recommends for those of us looking to make a social impact through business. More »
Upcycling Products Customers Actually Want
Nathan Rothstein, president of Project Repat, shares the story of how his startup evolved from an interesting idea to a successful business. More »