Colin Hartman is the co-founder and CEO of Harper Macaw, a fine chocolate factory in Washington DC that is turning delicious cocoa into a force of social good for rainforest restoration.
Colin is a Marine Corps officer turned MBA turned food entrepreneur. In this interview, he talked about how to create a business model that is viable commercially while making a social impact. He also shared insightful tips on attracting initial investment and customers, and offered advice for emerging entrepreneurs.
“We turn the business into a value cycle by reinvesting part of the proceeds from our product to improve the environment that they come from.”
– Colin Hartman
3160 Bladensburg Rd NE
Washington, DC 20018