What’s Next Interview with Nick Ellis, CEO of Job Rooster


As part of our partnership with the Social Capital Markets Conference 2010, we are featuring a series of interviews with key conference participants. Don’t forget to get your 30% discount by using the code “3P30” when you register!

I spoke with Nick Ellis, CEO of Job Rooster, as well as his outlook on social enterprise. Job Rooster allows anyone to learn about and apply for jobs from a mobile phone.

Watch the interview to find out:

  • About Job Rooster as base of the pyramid mobile job hunting tool
  • How Nick has managed to get funding and the broader climate for fundraising
  • How entrepreneurs are getting more sophisticated and why you can’t fundraise on a feelgood idea anymore
  • Why crowdsourcing and mobile are the next big things



Come to the SoCap 2011 conference to hear Nick speak about the power of mobile to transform behavior.

Amie runs Cobblestone Solutions, LLC, a consultancy focusing on business development, marketing, communications and strategy for mission driven companies. Previously, Amie served as Director of Business Development for Viv (a Bay Area environmental start-up), Program Manager for Social Venture Technology Group (a boutique consulting firm focused on measuring social and environmental impact), and Associate Consultant at Bain & Co (a global management consulting firm). She is particularly interested in innovations that reduce waste, altering consumer behavior for good, and leveraging the power of business to solve the climate crisis. You can read more from her on her blog, on GreenBiz.com, and on JustMeans.