Unreasonable Ventures

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

382

Ventures

Added 25 in the last year

$14 bn

Total Financing Raised By Unreasonable Ventures

$12 bn

Total Revenue Generated By Unreasonable Ventures

1.1 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, 127,027,898 metric tons of CO2 equivalent have been reduced.

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This is akin to removing the annual CO2 emissions of New York City nearly two times over.

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It's as if we've prevented the carbon footprint of over 27 million cars on the road for a year.

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Imagine reforesting an area larger than the state of Vermont with mature trees.

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As a result of 40 Unreasonable ventures, 1.82 billion kilograms of waste have been diverted by prevention, reduction, recycling, and/or reuse.

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That's equivalent to the weight of 121,158 double-decker buses, forming a line that could stretch from London to Edinburgh.

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This amount of waste could fill the Great Pyramid of Giza over 3 times, showcasing the monumental scale of waste diversion achieved.

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Imagine the Empire State Building, now picture it filled from bottom to top more than twice with waste. That's the amount diverted.

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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 16 Unreasonable ventures, 313,676,303,890 liters of water have been saved.

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That's nearly equivalent to the volume of Sydney Harbour, one of the world's largest natural harbours.

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This amount of water could fill over 125,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools.

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It's enough to supply the daily water needs of over 3.5 billion people, roughly half the world's population.

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As a result of 15 Unreasonable ventures, 4,248,769 farmers have implemented more sustainable food production systems and resilient agricultural practices.

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That's more than the entire population of Los Angeles, turning each individual into a beacon of sustainable agriculture.

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Imagine every single person in New Zealand adopting sustainable farming practices. That's the impact we're talking about.

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This number is akin to filling over 42 Olympic-sized stadiums with eco-conscious farmers.

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As a result of 12 Unreasonable ventures, 1,182,545,571 people have received access to affordable health coverage/care.

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That's comparable to providing every person in India with a chance at healthier lives.

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Imagine every resident in the United States, Indonesia, Pakistan, and Brazil combined, now having access to healthcare.

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It's as if we turned the entire continent of Africa into a beneficiary of affordable health care.

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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 36 Unreasonable ventures, 1,840,051 women have earned steady, decent employment.

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That's comparable to the entire population of Prague, Czech Republic, transforming its workforce with more women in steady, decent jobs.

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Imagine every seat in Yankee Stadium filled 35 times over with women who've found better employment opportunities.

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This is like providing every woman in Kuwait City with a job, enhancing their independence and economic status.

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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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March 4, 2024

Eco Wave Power

Inna Braverman, CEO of Eco Wave Power, is recognized for her leadership in wave energy. Her company, along with Toshiba, Hitachi Energy, and UK universities, secures a $1.5 million grant to develop a wave-powered microgrid for an island in... Inna Braverman, CEO of Eco Wave Power, is recognized for her leadership in wave energy. Her company, along with Toshiba, Hitachi Energy, and UK universities, secures a $1.5 million grant to develop a wave-powered microgrid for an island in Thailand, supported by UK funding.

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March 1, 2024

Iceotope

SK Telecom, Iceotope, and SK Enmove collaborate to innovate AI data centers with liquid cooling solutions. Iceotope partners with HPE and Intel for second-gen KUL-RAN server, enhancing data center efficiency and performance. SK Telecom, Iceotope, and SK Enmove collaborate to innovate AI data centers with liquid cooling solutions. Iceotope partners with HPE and Intel for second-gen KUL-RAN server, enhancing data center efficiency and performance.

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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 attracted... 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 attracted...

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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 21, 2024

Upside Foods

Upside Foods, formerly known as Eat Just, is pioneering cultivated meat. Their lab-grown meat tastings in restaurants and plans for a large-scale plant in Illinois are on hold until key proof points are achieved at a smaller site. Upside Foods, formerly known as Eat Just, is pioneering cultivated meat. Their lab-grown meat tastings in restaurants and plans for a large-scale plant in Illinois are on hold until key proof points are achieved at a smaller site.

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February 29, 2024

Dandelion Energy

Kathy Hannun, a climate tech innovator, is recognized as a CNBC Changemaker for her work with Dandelion Energy's residential geothermal heat pumps. Her efforts in sustainable energy solutions are highlighted, showcasing her commitment to... Kathy Hannun, a climate tech innovator, is recognized as a CNBC Changemaker for her work with Dandelion Energy's residential geothermal heat pumps. Her efforts in sustainable energy solutions are highlighted, showcasing her commitment to addressing climate change through innovative technology.

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February 26, 2024

KickUp

Red Rover and KickUp are merging to offer a comprehensive solution for teacher absence management and professional learning. The integrated platform aims to streamline processes and enhance capabilities in the education sector, combining the... Red Rover and KickUp are merging to offer a comprehensive solution for teacher absence management and professional learning. The integrated platform aims to streamline processes and enhance capabilities in the education sector, combining the strengths of both companies.

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February 24, 2024

Carnegie Clean Energy

Carnegie Clean Energy showcases wave energy breakthroughs at a virtual investor conference, presenting their innovative clean energy solutions. The company's advancements in wave technology are highlighted, demonstrating their commitment to... Carnegie Clean Energy showcases wave energy breakthroughs at a virtual investor conference, presenting their innovative clean energy solutions. The company's advancements in wave technology are highlighted, demonstrating their commitment to sustainable energy sources and potential for future growth.

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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 22, 2024

Zypp Electric

Zypp Electric, led by Akash Gupta, offers full-stack SaaS solutions for last-mile electric vehicle mobility. With a goal of deploying 200,000 EVs, they aim to revolutionize sustainability in urban transportation, addressing environmental concerns... Zypp Electric, led by Akash Gupta, offers full-stack SaaS solutions for last-mile electric vehicle mobility. With a goal of deploying 200,000 EVs, they aim to revolutionize sustainability in urban transportation, addressing environmental concerns and enhancing efficiency.

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February 12, 2024

ZincFive

ZincFive has been named a finalist in the prestigious 2024 Edison Awards for their innovative energy storage solutions. The company's recognition highlights their commitment to excellence and advancement in the field, positioning them as a leader... ZincFive has been named a finalist in the prestigious 2024 Edison Awards for their innovative energy storage solutions. The company's recognition highlights their commitment to excellence and advancement in the field, positioning them as a leader in the industry.

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February 9, 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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March 3, 2024

Applied

A study found that job applicants who completed a work sample test were more likely to receive a job offer compared to those who only submitted a resume. Work sample tests were shown to have a significant impact on hiring decisions and employment... A study found that job applicants who completed a work sample test were more likely to receive a job offer compared to those who only submitted a resume. Work sample tests were shown to have a significant impact on hiring decisions and employment...

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March 1, 2024

Jasberry

Jasberry, a Thai social enterprise, gains attention in the US market for its nutrient-rich rice. Their sustainable farming practices and commitment to empowering local farmers have made them a breakout talent. Consumers are drawn to their unique... Jasberry, a Thai social enterprise, gains attention in the US market for its nutrient-rich rice. Their sustainable farming practices and commitment to empowering local farmers have made them a breakout talent. Consumers are drawn to their unique product and impactful mission.

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February 27, 2024

Power Ledger

Power Ledger will be participating in the International Energy Week 2024 in London on February 27th. This event will provide a platform for the company to showcase its innovative energy solutions and network with industry leaders. Power Ledger will be participating in the International Energy Week 2024 in London on February 27th. This event will provide a platform for the company to showcase its innovative energy solutions and network with industry leaders.

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February 26, 2024

Navajo Power

The Navajo Nation is transitioning from coal to renewable energy, with a focus on solar power. This shift is seen as a way to create jobs, improve health, and protect the environment, while also honoring traditional beliefs and values. The Navajo Nation is transitioning from coal to renewable energy, with a focus on solar power. This shift is seen as a way to create jobs, improve health, and protect the environment, while also honoring traditional beliefs and values.

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February 25, 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 25, 2024

NÜWIEL

The EIT Awards winners were announced, showcasing Europe's impact-driven innovators. The winners included startups focused on sustainability, health, and technology. These innovators are recognized for their contributions to solving global... The EIT Awards winners were announced, showcasing Europe's impact-driven innovators. The winners included startups focused on sustainability, health, and technology. These innovators are recognized for their contributions to solving global...

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February 23, 2024

Voyager Space Holdings

The article discusses the importance of collecting and analyzing health data of astronauts to ensure their well-being during long space missions. It highlights the challenges of monitoring health in space and the need for advanced technology and... The article discusses the importance of collecting and analyzing health data of astronauts to ensure their well-being during long space missions. It highlights the challenges of monitoring health in space and the need for advanced technology and...

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February 23, 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 23, 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 19, 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 18, 2024

ClearFlame Engine Technologies

Ethanol fuel is highlighted as a solution for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Its use in vehicles is seen as a way to combat climate change by offering a more environmentally friendly alternative to traditional gasoline. Ethanol fuel is highlighted as a solution for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Its use in vehicles is seen as a way to combat climate change by offering a more environmentally friendly alternative to traditional gasoline.

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February 17, 2024

Source Global

Global's R3 Hydropanels technology is highlighted for its ability to convert air and sunlight into drinkable water. This innovative solution addresses water scarcity issues by providing a sustainable and environmentally friendly way to access... Global's R3 Hydropanels technology is highlighted for its ability to convert air and sunlight into drinkable water. This innovative solution addresses water scarcity issues by providing a sustainable and environmentally friendly way to access...

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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 16, 2024

Huue

Michelle Zhu, a young entrepreneur, founded Jupe, a company that designs and manufactures high-tech shelters. Her innovative approach to creating sustainable and affordable housing solutions has garnered attention and praise, highlighting her... Michelle Zhu, a young entrepreneur, founded Jupe, a company that designs and manufactures high-tech shelters. Her innovative approach to creating sustainable and affordable housing solutions has garnered attention and praise, highlighting her...

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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 13, 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 12, 2024

OLIO

Tessa Clarke's app, Olio, connects neighbors to share surplus food, reducing waste and fostering community. The platform allows users to give away or receive food items, promoting sustainability and social interaction through a shared goal. Tessa Clarke's app, Olio, connects neighbors to share surplus food, reducing waste and fostering community. The platform allows users to give away or receive food items, promoting sustainability and social interaction through a shared goal.

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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

C16 Biosciences

C16 Biosciences secures $4.5 million in grant and equity funding to further develop their sustainable alternative to palm oil. The funding will support their mission to reduce deforestation and environmental impact while meeting the global demand... C16 Biosciences secures $4.5 million in grant and equity funding to further develop their sustainable alternative to palm oil. The funding will support their mission to reduce deforestation and environmental impact while meeting the global demand for this widely used ingredient.

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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 5, 2024

Frontier Markets

The Social Innovators of the Year 2024 Award recognizes individuals making a positive impact through innovative solutions. The winners are celebrated for their creativity, dedication, and commitment to addressing pressing social issues, inspiring... The Social Innovators of the Year 2024 Award recognizes individuals making a positive impact through innovative solutions. The winners are celebrated for their creativity, dedication, and commitment to addressing pressing social issues, inspiring...

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February 4, 2024

Qnergy

Qnergy launches a corporate program to assist companies in reducing their carbon footprint by providing efficient and sustainable energy solutions. The program aims to help businesses transition to cleaner energy sources, emphasizing environmental... Qnergy launches a corporate program to assist companies in reducing their carbon footprint by providing efficient and sustainable energy solutions. The program aims to help businesses transition to cleaner energy sources, emphasizing environmental responsibility and cost savings.

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February 4, 2024

Vestaron

Vestaron Corporation announces CEO transition as Anna Rath steps down and Ben Cicora takes over. Rath will remain on the board of directors. The move aims to accelerate the company's growth and commercialization of its bioinsecticides. Vestaron Corporation announces CEO transition as Anna Rath steps down and Ben Cicora takes over. Rath will remain on the board of directors. The move aims to accelerate the company's growth and commercialization of its bioinsecticides.

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February 4, 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 4, 2024

Bloomlife

Bloomlife's MFM Pro receives FDA clearance, allowing pregnant women to monitor contractions at home. The device provides valuable data for healthcare providers, enhancing prenatal care. This innovation offers convenience and peace of mind for... Bloomlife's MFM Pro receives FDA clearance, allowing pregnant women to monitor contractions at home. The device provides valuable data for healthcare providers, enhancing prenatal care. This innovation offers convenience and peace of mind for expectant mothers.

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