Unreasonable Impact World Forum 2018

A collaboration between Barclays and Unreasonable Group

Meet the world’s fastest growing companies tackling the world’s most pressing challenges.

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Fast-paced, thought-provoking and inspiring, the Unreasonable Impact World Forum will introduce you to some of the most influential companies solving some of the most pressing challenges of our time while creating the jobs of tomorrow.

The 71 ventures in the partnership operate in 180+ countries and are reaching over 105 million people around the world, these ventures are implementing groundbreaking, rapidly scaling solutions to what the world thought was previously impossible. The live stream will cover areas around:

  • Future of Energy
  • Future of Food, Water & Agriculture
  • Future of Sustainable Living
  • Future of Supply Chains

“Unreasonable is a bit like the TED conference on steroids….but where TED brings luminaries together for a day or two to discuss a particular problem plaguing the world, Unreasonable focuses on the start- up businesses offering solutions to those problems.”

The Ventures

We’ve scoured the globe to bring together the entrepreneurs creating the companies that we believe represent the future titans of industry. Learn how they’re solving critical global challenges, creating thousands of jobs, and reinventing future economies.


Revolutionizing access to low-cost energy storage by reusing end-of-life lithium batteries in renewable energy applications.


Responsibly and sustainably feeding humanity by growing flavorful, safe, and healthy food in the world's largest indoor vertical farm.


Transforming polluted cities into clean air zones by removing over 95 percent of nitrogen dioxide, along with all other pollutants, from the air.

Ampd Energy

Developing state-of-the-art lithium-ion energy storage systems to provide clean, affordable, and dependable electricity to the billions of people who need it globally.

Ampere Vehicles

Developing affordable, clean, and efficient electric vehicles to provide freedom of mobility, convenience, and empowerment to India’s aspiring middle class.

Arcola Energy

Delivering cleaner and more efficient energy systems with unique hydrogen and fuel-cell technologies.


Leveraging an IoT/SaaS platform to help manufacturers save time, money, and resources in the form of significant material, energy, and waste reduction.


Connecting billions of people by providing mobile power and internet service for the off-grid world.


Democratizing healthcare with an AI-powered software that rapidly, affordably, and reliably diagnoses critical health conditions from medical images.

Clara Foods

Improving the sustainability of the world's food systems by creating the first animal-free egg white.

Ecozen Solutions

Changing the way India handles its perishables by building the country’s first-ever solar cold storage chain and providing intelligent solar pumping technology.

FatHopes Energy

Converting waste oil into renewable biofuels that feed into the existing petroleum infrastructure, leading to a low-carbon future.

Fourth Partner Energy

Leading the development of India’s distributed solar solutions, completing over 1,500 grid-connected and off-grid installations across 22 states.

Green Fuels

The world’s leading supplier of biodiesel processors, producing over 400 million liters of sustainable fuel every year in over 50 countries.


Producing the world's most advanced tankless water heater and dishwasher that provides endless pure hot water on demand, controlled from a mobile device.

Heaven Springs Dynasty Harvest Group

Utilizing solar power and renewable energy to harvest safe drinking water from plain air in an efficient, low-carbon, eco-friendly way.

Husk Power Systems

Powering rural communities with 100 percent renewable energy, through one of the world’s lowest-cost hybrid power plant and distribution networks.

Kelda Technology

Reinventing the shower experience with a patented technology that cuts water use and heating costs in half, saving 180,000 liters of water per shower, per year.


Combining advanced biotechnology and carbon recycling tools to manufacture bio-based products that meet the demands of the future.

Leaf Resources

Utilizing a technology with the potential to replace virtually all petroleum-derived materials to transform plant biomass into sustainable products.

Lucid Energy

Harvesting formerly untapped energy by turning millions of miles of gravity-fed water pipelines around the world into generators of clean, environmentally-friendly, renewable energy.


Leading innovative solutions to reduce fuel consumption and emissions for today's global shipping fleet.


Reducing food waste and improving safety with a groundbreaking food expiry label that allows consumers to monitor freshness with a simple touch.

Plant Prefab

Affordable and environmentally responsible high-quality, custom homes.


Making household products that are 100 percent recycled, compostable, stylish, and performance driven.

RAD Green Solutions

Treating infectious biomedical waste safely with its revolutionary, environmentally friendly, non-incineration technology.

Sure Chill

Disrupting the entire cooling industry with new technology that doesn’t require a constant power source, enabling refrigeration of food products, life-saving vaccines, and more.


Replacing conventional chemical pesticides with high-performance, plant-based products for agriculture, the pest control industry, and consumer use.