Change Please is an award-winning social enterprise who train the homeless to be baristas, providing a living wage job, housing in 10 days, a bank account and a new job after 6 months. They also pay farmers 4 times more than FairTrade, use blockchain to increase the money farmers receive and convert waste coffee to biofuel.
Cemal Ezel is the Founder of Change Please CIC and Old Spike Roastery. Change Please was listed by Marketing Week as one of the 100 Most Disruptive brands for 2017 and Cemal won UK Social Entrepreneur of the Year for 2017.
Change Please also represented the UK in World Social Enterprise Finals (Chivas Venture) against 29 other countries and won the Global finals in Amsterdam 2018. Listed by Bloomberg as the World’s most promising startup, Change Please is now expanding its operations into the US and Australian markets.