Unreasonable Ventures

companies headquartered in countries, mitigating metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions and impacting the lives of more than people.

381

Ventures

Added 25 in the last year

$14 bn

Total Financing Raised By Unreasonable Ventures

$12 bn

Total Revenue Generated By Unreasonable Ventures

1.5 m

Jobs Supported By Unreasonable Ventures

38%

Led by Women CEOs

58%

Traditionally Under-Represented CEOs (86% of the Fortune 500 CEOs are White Men)

*The Impact data below is self-reported by Unreasonable Fellows and the analogous perspectives are generated by AI.

As a result of 18 Unreasonable ventures, 28,687,615 people have gained access to relevant skills for employment, decent work, or entrepreneurship.

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That's more than the entire population of Australia, equipped with new skills for the future.

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Imagine every individual filling 325 Olympic-sized swimming pools, each person representing a drop of potential unleashed across various industries.

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This is akin to providing every inhabitant of New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago combined with the tools and knowledge for a better career path.

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As a result of 12 Unreasonable ventures, 17,489,109 individuals have gained access to affordable and quality technical, vocational, and tertiary education, including university.

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This is almost equivalent to the entire population of the Netherlands, transforming the educational landscape for a whole country.

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Imagine every seat in Yankee Stadium filled to capacity, then multiply that by over 320. That's how many individuals have been empowered through education.

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It's like offering a new educational opportunity to every resident in the city of New York and still having enough left over to fill every classroom in Los Angeles.

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As a result of 9 Unreasonable ventures, 1,625,094 teachers have been trained.

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That's more than the total number of teachers in the entire continent of Australia.

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This is equivalent to training every teacher in the country of Spain.

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If each of these teachers impacted just 30 students, that's enriching the education of approximately 48.75 million students.

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As a result of 96 Unreasonable ventures, 126,927,285 metric tons CO2 equivalent of greenhouse gas emissions have been reduced.

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This is akin to removing the annual CO2 emissions of over 27 million cars, almost equal to the number of cars on the road in Australia and Canada combined.

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It's as if we've planted about 2.1 billion trees, which could cover an area larger than the state of New Mexico.

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Imagine turning off electricity for the entire state of New York for almost a year.

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As a result of 39 Unreasonable ventures, 2.31 billion kilograms of waste have been diverted by prevention, reduction, recycling, and/or reuse.

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That's the equivalent weight of nearly 5 Great Pyramids of Giza, preventing these ancient structures' worth of waste from impacting our planet.

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Imagine the iconic Empire State Building made entirely out of waste. This effort has potentially avoided the creation of over 4 such buildings worth of waste.

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This amount of waste could fill approximately 920 Olympic-sized swimming pools, showcasing the vast volume of potential environmental impact mitigated.

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As a result of 31 Unreasonable ventures, 256,216,563 people have gained access to affordable, reliable, and modern energy services.

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That's more than the entire population of Brazil, bringing light and power to communities far and wide.

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Imagine every individual in Japan suddenly gaining access to clean energy, transforming lives and economies.

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This impact is equivalent to lighting up approximately 2.5 million football stadiums at once, showcasing the sheer scale of transformation.

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Across 21 Unreasonable ventures, 332,354,277 kg of food/nutritional products have been sold.

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That's equivalent to the weight of about 73 Eiffel Towers.

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Imagine filling over 6,600 Olympic-sized swimming pools with cereal grains.

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It's like every person in the United States holding a 1 kg bag of rice at the same time.

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As a result of 15 Unreasonable ventures, 313,676,303,657 liters of water have been saved.

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That's nearly equivalent to filling Lake Geneva in Switzerland more than two times.

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This amount of water could sustain the entire drinking water needs of New York City for over 140 years.

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Imagine the annual flow of the Colorado River; our savings could refill a significant portion of its water, contributing to ecosystems and communities dependent on it.

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As a result of 15 Unreasonable ventures, 4,248,585 farmers have implemented more sustainable food production systems and resilient agricultural practices.

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That's more than the total number of farms in the United States, envisioning a greener and more productive agricultural future on a massive scale.

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Imagine repopulating the entire agricultural workforce of a country like India with farmers trained in sustainable practices, significantly advancing global food security.

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It's like every person in New Zealand deciding to take up farming overnight, using methods that protect the earth and ensure abundant harvests for generations.

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As a result of 12 Unreasonable ventures, 1,182,565,571 people have received access to affordable health coverage/care.

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That's equivalent to providing health coverage to nearly three times the population of the United States.

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Imagine every single person in India gaining access to health services they previously couldn't afford.

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This number is greater than the total number of international tourist arrivals globally in 2019, before the pandemic, transforming lives on a scale larger than global tourism.

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As a result of 10 Unreasonable ventures, 109,141,770 individuals have been treated for non-communicable diseases.

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That's more than the entire population of the Philippines.

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This is equivalent to providing treatment to every resident in California, Texas, and New York combined.

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Imagine every single seat in Wembley Stadium being filled and emptied 1,210 times.

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As a result of 9 Unreasonable ventures, 22,006,139 communities are now monitoring and treating their hazardous chemicals/air/water/soil pollution.

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This is like every community in a country the size of Australia taking action to protect their environment.

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Imagine a green belt of communities stretching from the northern tip of Canada to the southern tip of Argentina, all actively safeguarding their natural resources.

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It's as if we've created a network of guardians equal to the population of Romania, all committed to preserving the health of our planet.

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As a result of 42 Unreasonable ventures, 2,461,447 people have gained decent work/productive employment.

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That's akin to providing new, fulfilling jobs to nearly the entire population of Jamaica.

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Imagine every seat in Madison Square Garden filled 116 times over with individuals now enjoying meaningful employment.

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It's as if we've populated a new city the size of Munich, Germany, all with people embarking on careers that provide them with dignity and purpose.

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As a result of 35 Unreasonable ventures, 1,839,993 women have earned steady, decent employment.

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That's comparable to the entire workforce of a country like Latvia, empowering a nation's worth of women with economic independence.

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Imagine almost every seat in Madison Square Garden filled 100 times over with women who have secured a better future.

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This is akin to providing every woman in Kuwait with an opportunity for steady, decent employment.

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Due to the products or services of 22 Unreasonable ventures, 1,112,433 women have been empowered to fulfill a leadership role.

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Imagine every woman in Paris suddenly stepping into a leadership role. That's the impact we're talking about.

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This is akin to every attendee of the last five Summer Olympics being women who've moved into leadership positions.

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It's like transforming the entire population of Fiji into women leaders, with some to spare.

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February 21, 2024

Upside Foods

Upside Foods, a cultivated meat company, appoints a cleantech veteran to its leadership team. The company plans to offer tastings of its lab-grown meat at a restaurant. Upside Foods faces challenges in scaling up production at its Illinois factory. Upside Foods, a cultivated meat company, appoints a cleantech veteran to its leadership team. The company plans to offer tastings of its lab-grown meat at a restaurant. Upside Foods faces challenges in scaling up production at its Illinois factory.

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February 21, 2024

Eco Wave Power

Eco Wave Power, in collaboration with Toshiba, Hitachi Energy, and UK universities, secures a $1.5 million grant to develop a wave-powered microgrid for an island in Thailand. CEO Inna Braverman presents at FII Priority Miami alongside other world... Eco Wave Power, in collaboration with Toshiba, Hitachi Energy, and UK universities, secures a $1.5 million grant to develop a wave-powered microgrid for an island in Thailand. CEO Inna Braverman presents at FII Priority Miami alongside other world leaders to discuss the innovative project.

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February 27, 2024

ideaForge

Leading Indian drone manufacturer, IdeaForge, is making waves as it enters the US market with its pioneering UAV solutions. The company's shares have surged, highlighting its innovative technology and self-reliance in the defense sector, driving... Leading Indian drone manufacturer, IdeaForge, is making waves as it enters the US market with its pioneering UAV solutions. The company's shares have surged, highlighting its innovative technology and self-reliance in the defense sector, driving its expansion into the global market.

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February 22, 2024

70/30 Food Tech

7030 Food Tech has launched a mycelium research lab and secured funding to pioneer mycelium-based proteins, aiming to revolutionize Asia's food industry. The company's innovative approach to creating mycelium protein chicken has garnered attention... 7030 Food Tech has launched a mycelium research lab and secured funding to pioneer mycelium-based proteins, aiming to revolutionize Asia's food industry. The company's innovative approach to creating mycelium protein chicken has garnered attention...

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February 23, 2024

Carnegie Clean Energy

Carnegie Clean Energy showcases wave energy breakthroughs at a virtual investor conference, presenting their clean energy solutions. The company's entry into the US market, with a dual listing, is a significant move that has garnered attention in... Carnegie Clean Energy showcases wave energy breakthroughs at a virtual investor conference, presenting their clean energy solutions. The company's entry into the US market, with a dual listing, is a significant move that has garnered attention in the industry.

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February 22, 2024

Zypp Electric

Zypp Electric, led by Akash Gupta, aims to revolutionize last-mile sustainability with a target of 200,000 EVs. The EV industry seeks changes in the budget to boost growth beyond FAME incentives, emphasizing the need for supportive policies. Zypp Electric, led by Akash Gupta, aims to revolutionize last-mile sustainability with a target of 200,000 EVs. The EV industry seeks changes in the budget to boost growth beyond FAME incentives, emphasizing the need for supportive policies.

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February 2, 2024

Cultivo

Cultivo secures $14M in funding to develop AI platform for large-scale agriculture. Ambitious rewilding project aims to restore an area twice the size of California to nature to combat climate change. Companies profit while tackling climate... Cultivo secures $14M in funding to develop AI platform for large-scale agriculture. Ambitious rewilding project aims to restore an area twice the size of California to nature to combat climate change. Companies profit while tackling climate change, highlighting the growing market for sustainable solutions.

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February 20, 2024

Evrnu

Stacy Flynn discusses creating circular fiber for sustainable fashion on the Earth911 podcast. She highlights the importance of recycling textiles, reducing waste in the fashion industry, and the innovative ways her company, Evrnu, is transforming... Stacy Flynn discusses creating circular fiber for sustainable fashion on the Earth911 podcast. She highlights the importance of recycling textiles, reducing waste in the fashion industry, and the innovative ways her company, Evrnu, is transforming old clothing into new, eco-friendly materials.

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February 23, 2024

Voyager Space Holdings

The CEO of Voyager Space emphasizes the importance of investing in space exploration for the future. Considerations for space health data are crucial for the advancement of space missions and the well-being of astronauts. The CEO of Voyager Space emphasizes the importance of investing in space exploration for the future. Considerations for space health data are crucial for the advancement of space missions and the well-being of astronauts.

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February 21, 2024

Dandelion Energy

Kathy Hannun discusses the potential of residential geothermal heat pumps with Earth911, highlighting their efficiency and environmental benefits. Geothermal systems utilize the Earth's natural heat to provide heating and cooling for homes,... Kathy Hannun discusses the potential of residential geothermal heat pumps with Earth911, highlighting their efficiency and environmental benefits. Geothermal systems utilize the Earth's natural heat to provide heating and cooling for homes,...

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February 6, 2024

Source Global

Cutting-edge technology in the form of hydropanels is revolutionizing water sourcing by extracting drinkable water from air and sunlight. These innovative panels are being hailed for their ability to provide clean water sustainably, offering a... Cutting-edge technology in the form of hydropanels is revolutionizing water sourcing by extracting drinkable water from air and sunlight. These innovative panels are being hailed for their ability to provide clean water sustainably, offering a...

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February 8, 2024

TIPA

Daphna Nissenbaum is leading the charge in sustainable packaging with Tipa Corp, creating compostable packaging solutions. Their innovative approach addresses the growing concern of plastic waste, offering a viable alternative that is eco-friendly... Daphna Nissenbaum is leading the charge in sustainable packaging with Tipa Corp, creating compostable packaging solutions. Their innovative approach addresses the growing concern of plastic waste, offering a viable alternative that is eco-friendly and aligns with the global shift towards sustainability.

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February 9, 2024

OLIO

The Small Business Council, proposed by Kemi Badenoch, aims to provide a platform for small businesses to voice their concerns and needs. Tessa Clarke's Olio app, featured in the Little Green Book, promotes food sharing to reduce waste and help... The Small Business Council, proposed by Kemi Badenoch, aims to provide a platform for small businesses to voice their concerns and needs. Tessa Clarke's Olio app, featured in the Little Green Book, promotes food sharing to reduce waste and help communities.

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February 2, 2024

rePurpose Global

Print & Pack has introduced a new line of eco-friendly packaging solutions, emphasizing sustainability and innovation. The launch includes a range of products designed to reduce environmental impact, meeting the growing demand for sustainable... Print & Pack has introduced a new line of eco-friendly packaging solutions, emphasizing sustainability and innovation. The launch includes a range of products designed to reduce environmental impact, meeting the growing demand for sustainable...

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February 23, 2024

KickUp

Red Rover and KickUp are merging to combine top-tier absence management and professional learning management capabilities. The merger aims to offer a comprehensive solution for educational institutions, enhancing efficiency and effectiveness in... Red Rover and KickUp are merging to combine top-tier absence management and professional learning management capabilities. The merger aims to offer a comprehensive solution for educational institutions, enhancing efficiency and effectiveness in managing employee absences and professional development.

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February 22, 2024

Copper3D

Daniel Martinez, a Chilean entrepreneur, shares his journey of creating a successful business in the United States. He discusses the challenges he faced, the importance of perseverance, and the impact of his work on the community. Daniel Martinez, a Chilean entrepreneur, shares his journey of creating a successful business in the United States. He discusses the challenges he faced, the importance of perseverance, and the impact of his work on the community.

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February 22, 2024

Greenway

Greenway Grameen Infra, founded by Ankit Mathur and Neha Juneja, has developed a smart stove that reduces smoke emissions while cooking, benefiting health and the environment. This innovation addresses the common issue of indoor air pollution in... Greenway Grameen Infra, founded by Ankit Mathur and Neha Juneja, has developed a smart stove that reduces smoke emissions while cooking, benefiting health and the environment. This innovation addresses the common issue of indoor air pollution in traditional cooking methods.

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February 22, 2024

Astraea

Leonardo DiCaprio's environmental organization, Earth Alliance, acquires NuView Astraea, a company specializing in satellite technology for monitoring climate change. The acquisition aims to enhance Earth Alliance's efforts in environmental... Leonardo DiCaprio's environmental organization, Earth Alliance, acquires NuView Astraea, a company specializing in satellite technology for monitoring climate change. The acquisition aims to enhance Earth Alliance's efforts in environmental conservation and protection through advanced satellite technology.

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February 21, 2024

Agrivi

The article discusses the integration of technology in farming to enhance sustainability and stewardship practices. It highlights the importance of innovation in agriculture, focusing on how modern tools and techniques are shaping the future of... The article discusses the integration of technology in farming to enhance sustainability and stewardship practices. It highlights the importance of innovation in agriculture, focusing on how modern tools and techniques are shaping the future of...

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February 20, 2024

ClearFlame Engine Technologies

Ethanol fuel is highlighted as a solution for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The article discusses the benefits of using ethanol as a cleaner alternative to traditional gasoline, emphasizing its positive impact on the environment and potential... Ethanol fuel is highlighted as a solution for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The article discusses the benefits of using ethanol as a cleaner alternative to traditional gasoline, emphasizing its positive impact on the environment and potential...

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February 16, 2024

OrganoClick AB

OrganoWood, a subsidiary of OrganoClick, introduces Silicium HT, a new wood protection technology. Silicium HT enhances the durability of wood products, making them more resistant to weathering and decay. This innovation aligns with OrganoWood's... OrganoWood, a subsidiary of OrganoClick, introduces Silicium HT, a new wood protection technology. Silicium HT enhances the durability of wood products, making them more resistant to weathering and decay. This innovation aligns with OrganoWood's commitment to sustainable and environmentally friendly solutions.

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February 14, 2024

The Jackfruit Company

The story discusses the impact of the pandemic on the global economy, highlighting the challenges faced by businesses and the need for innovative solutions to adapt to the changing landscape. It emphasizes the importance of resilience and... The story discusses the impact of the pandemic on the global economy, highlighting the challenges faced by businesses and the need for innovative solutions to adapt to the changing landscape. It emphasizes the importance of resilience and...

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February 14, 2024

IGL Coatings

IGL Coatings was named the 2023 International Detailing Association (IDA) Supplier of the Year. The company's commitment to innovation, quality products, and exceptional customer service were highlighted as key factors in winning the prestigious... IGL Coatings was named the 2023 International Detailing Association (IDA) Supplier of the Year. The company's commitment to innovation, quality products, and exceptional customer service were highlighted as key factors in winning the prestigious award.

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February 13, 2024

Greyparrot

Greyparrot, an AI startup that uses computer vision to improve waste management, has raised $12.8 million in funding. The company's technology can identify and sort different types of waste, helping to reduce contamination and increase recycling... Greyparrot, an AI startup that uses computer vision to improve waste management, has raised $12.8 million in funding. The company's technology can identify and sort different types of waste, helping to reduce contamination and increase recycling rates.

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February 9, 2024

ZincFive

ZincFive, a leading provider of nickel-zinc (NiZn) batteries, has been named a finalist in the 2024 Edison Awards. The company's innovative battery technology is recognized for its potential to revolutionize the energy storage industry. ZincFive, a leading provider of nickel-zinc (NiZn) batteries, has been named a finalist in the 2024 Edison Awards. The company's innovative battery technology is recognized for its potential to revolutionize the energy storage industry.

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February 9, 2024

LabourNet

Mahe Bengaluru and LabourNet have partnered to provide transformative humanities education. The collaboration aims to enhance employability skills and bridge the gap between academia and industry. The program will focus on critical thinking,... Mahe Bengaluru and LabourNet have partnered to provide transformative humanities education. The collaboration aims to enhance employability skills and bridge the gap between academia and industry. The program will focus on critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills.

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February 8, 2024

Seabound

UK startup Seabound is developing a carbon capture system for ships to reduce emissions. The technology involves capturing CO2 from a ship's exhaust and storing it in containers. This innovation aims to address the shipping industry's... UK startup Seabound is developing a carbon capture system for ships to reduce emissions. The technology involves capturing CO2 from a ship's exhaust and storing it in containers. This innovation aims to address the shipping industry's environmental impact.

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February 8, 2024

Compact Membrane Systems

Delaware-based startup, Compact Membrane Systems, secures funding to develop energy-efficient technology for natural gas processing. The company's innovative membrane technology aims to reduce emissions and energy consumption in the oil and gas... Delaware-based startup, Compact Membrane Systems, secures funding to develop energy-efficient technology for natural gas processing. The company's innovative membrane technology aims to reduce emissions and energy consumption in the oil and gas industry, garnering attention for its potential environmental impact.

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February 5, 2024

Briink

The article discusses the rise of the digital platform Briink, which aims to revolutionize the way companies collaborate and share information. It highlights the platform's user-friendly interface and its potential to streamline business processes... The article discusses the rise of the digital platform Briink, which aims to revolutionize the way companies collaborate and share information. It highlights the platform's user-friendly interface and its potential to streamline business processes and increase productivity.

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February 5, 2024

Variant 3D

Researchers have developed a new 3D knitting technique that allows for the creation of complex, customizable textiles. This innovation has the potential to revolutionize the fashion industry by reducing waste and enabling on-demand production. Researchers have developed a new 3D knitting technique that allows for the creation of complex, customizable textiles. This innovation has the potential to revolutionize the fashion industry by reducing waste and enabling on-demand production.

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February 2, 2024

Keel Labs

Keel Labs introduces a T-shirt made from Kelsun fiber, derived from seaweed. The sustainable fabric offers benefits like biodegradability, UV protection, and moisture-wicking properties. This innovation aligns with the growing trend of... Keel Labs introduces a T-shirt made from Kelsun fiber, derived from seaweed. The sustainable fabric offers benefits like biodegradability, UV protection, and moisture-wicking properties. This innovation aligns with the growing trend of eco-friendly fashion and sustainable materials.

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February 1, 2024

Green Fuels

Researchers are exploring the possibility of turning human waste into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). This innovative approach could potentially address both the environmental impact of aviation and the issue of waste management. Researchers are exploring the possibility of turning human waste into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). This innovative approach could potentially address both the environmental impact of aviation and the issue of waste management.

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January 31, 2024

The EVERY Company

Every Company, a food tech startup, plans to launch its animal-free egg product in partnership with multinational companies. The company aims to increase its manufacturing capacity to meet the growing demand for sustainable and plant-based... Every Company, a food tech startup, plans to launch its animal-free egg product in partnership with multinational companies. The company aims to increase its manufacturing capacity to meet the growing demand for sustainable and plant-based...

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January 31, 2024

Naked Energy

The article features an interview with Sarah Golding, a former advertising executive who left her successful career to become an energy entrepreneur. Golding discusses her motivations for the career change and the challenges she faced in the... The article features an interview with Sarah Golding, a former advertising executive who left her successful career to become an energy entrepreneur. Golding discusses her motivations for the career change and the challenges she faced in the...

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January 31, 2024

Svante

Climeworks and Svante have partnered to develop and supply direct air capture (DAC) technology. DAC removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, helping to combat climate change. The collaboration aims to scale up DAC technology and make it more... Climeworks and Svante have partnered to develop and supply direct air capture (DAC) technology. DAC removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, helping to combat climate change. The collaboration aims to scale up DAC technology and make it more accessible.

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