Welcome to the Inc. Uncensored podcast's 67th episode! This week's show is hosted by Inc. editor Jim Ledbetter.


Christine Lagorio-Chafkin talks about LuminAid, the maker of solar-powered inflatable lanterns that are used in disaster-recovery,and how they landed funding and support from Mark Cuban on TV show Shark Tank. Inc. editors Jon Fine and Kris Frieswick debate about whether or not companies should pursue a social mission or just chase profits. Should a founder focus on placating investors and serving customers or help accomplish social good? Also, the team talks with Ryan Frankel, the co-founder of VerbalizeIt, about how he executed the company's sale to Smartling.

You can listen to individual episodes of the Inc. Uncensored podcast, which is part of the Panoply network, on Soundcloud, or on iTunes--where you can also subscribe. We hope you enjoy. Stream the 67th episode above.