We just wrapped up yet another mind blowing Global Grand Final which was held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on November 14 and 15. 2019 showed a record number of 2,601 cleantech entrepreneurs applying for National Competitions in 53 countries and 70 Boot Camps across the globe. And now we have our winners…
Leafy Ke from Kenya came the overall winner of ClimateLaunchpad’s 6th edition. They convinced our jury with their business idea to convert used diapers to make fuel for homes. They won € 10,000.
Second prize winner is Maclec from India. They harness hydro power from surface veolocity of slow moving streams. Second prize is good for € 5,000.
Enerdrape from Switzerland came in third with their business idea about modular geo-thermal panels. They won € 2,500.
The audience got to vote for their favourite start-up. The Audience Award was also won by Leafy Ke from Kenya.
The entire 2019 Top 16 will go on to the EIT Climate-KIC Accelerator
Enerdrape – Switserland
Blue Lobster – Denmark
Multus Media – England
GermSafe – India
Sabon Sake – Ghana
Susamati – Mozambique
EF Polymer – India
Carbominer – Ukraine
Maclec – India
Servel – Colombia
Nanomik – Turkey
Vepox filter – Uganda
Leafy Ke – Kenya
En/io – Turkey
Homefort Energy – Nigeria
Oscillum – Spain
2019 Theme Award Winners
Carbon Tech: EF Polymer, India
Emerging Markets: A2P, India
Female Founders (hosted by Women in Cleantech & Sustainability):Multus media, UK-England
Deep Tech Award (hosted by Hello Tomorrow): Nanomik, Turkey
Green City Solutions (hosted by the City of Amsterdam): Urban Cooling Solutions, France
Clean Mobility Award (hosted by Start Up Energy Transition): Hydroplat, Kazakhstan
Congratulations to all of our 2019 winners! Well done.
But remember, winning does not equal business success.
And thank you to all participants. Together we made this year a blast and together we are fixing climate change. If you did not win, you may feel like you lost. Well, think again. And read one our best-read blog posts about why winning isn’t everything.
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