LONDON — Eulogy has chosen the winner of its second annual Elevator competitors to help greentech start-ups, awarding £30,000 in professional bono communications help to scrub power platform Ripple Power.
The competitors, announced in November, was open to early-stage expertise ventures with a deal with the setting, the inexperienced economic system, and sustainability. It concerned start-ups pitching for communications help to assist transfer their companies ahead from seed and Sequence A funding rounds.
Ripple Power, a clear power possession platform enabling people, properties and companies to part-own large-scale wind and photo voltaic farms to produce clear, low-cost electrical energy, receives consultancy providers to the equal of £30,000 over a six-month interval, to assist attain its enterprise objectives.
Ripple Power CEO Sarah Merrick mentioned: “We would like the world to learn about Ripple and with Eulogy’s assist we are able to make it occur. We’re completely thrilled to have received the Elevator 2021 competitors.”
The remaining 4 finalists had been month-to-month carbon offset subscription service Furthr; environmentally pleasant client merchandise agency Bide; sustainable nightlife consultancy Ecodisco and EcoTech Visions, a B2B e-commerce platform for consumers and sellers to ethically supply merchandise and final mile supply. Every obtain Eulogy’s Readability strategic consultancy workshop to assist them determine a communications plan for progress.
This yr’s judging panel included Will Miller, advertising director at Tech Nation; Will Thompson, chief technique officer at Forbes Ignite and PRovoke’s EMEA editor Maja Pawinska Sims, in addition to Eulogy’s senior management group.
Eulogy CEO Elisabeth Subject mentioned: “We noticed an enormous degree of expertise and progressive pondering from this years’ Elevator candidates. At a time by which the local weather disaster is entrance and centre, it was inspiring to listen to from these 5 companies who’re all striving to make an actual and impactful change on the world. As a enterprise, we’re wanting ahead to working with Ripple Power and supporting the finalists of their bid to drive optimistic change for a greener future.”
The winner of the inaugural Elevator competitors was In2ScienceUK, a charity that promotes social mobility and variety in STEM amongst deprived younger folks. Founder Dr Rebecca McKelvey mentioned: “One yr on and now we have elevated our partnerships, income and most significantly the variety of younger folks we’re capable of help.”
The competitors types a part of the company’s dedication to supporting inexperienced expertise, social innovation and cause-led enterprise and builds on its work with purchasers together with Roche, Headspace, In2scienceUK and Virgin Media Enterprise.