SXSW Interview: Colin Mutchler of

In case you missed South by Southwest last week, we’re working to bring the best sustainability thinking from the conference to you this week via some thought-leader video interviews conducted on the ground in Austin. View them all here.

Colin Mutchler is the founder of, a startup that helps people crowdfund media campaigns for causes. The idea: to transform media from a driver of consumption to a driver of civic participation. Brian Back sat down with Colin for a few minutes to talk:

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.