FreePlay Winds up More than Energy

FreePlay is an innovative company which manufactures battery-free electric gadgets such as flashlights and radios that can be wound up for power – ideal for the developing world, and a lot more sustainable.
It’s been such a success, that a £10.6 million stock market float is in the works. Look for a lot more from Freeplay worldwide soon.

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of has grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.