In a world where 8m tonnes of plastic waste enter our oceans every year, Recycling Technologies has developed an innovative machine to recycle plastic in a commercially attractive way. The machine is designed to turn plastic back into the oil it originally came from, for it to become plastic again.
FavourUp is designed to solve the problem that brands spend lots of time and money working with social media influencers, but usually get only one-off exposure. FavourUp helps brands extend influencers’ impact by aggregating brands’ influencer endorsement, and showcasing it on their website.
Poppy’s Picnic produces fresh raw dog food, handmade in the heart of Wiltshire, using quality local ingredients. Within a year of going online in Oct 16, it grew sales from £7k-£50k pm and started exporting to Hong Kong. Funds will be used to launch a cat food range and expand its dog food offering
eFOLDi aims to disrupt the $9bn mobility scooter industry with a portable, foldable and easily transportable scooter. Patented and awarded Winner of British Invention 2016, eFOLDi has signed distribution agreements worth £4.9m and awarded grants to continue to develop their products.
TeamO is an innovation-driven UK marine safety company. The business launched its patent-pending BackTow lifejacket in mid-2017, and for 2018 will launch two more industry disrupting products. TeamO has won multiple design awards and was declared 'revolutionary' by a leading industry publication.
Vita is the world’s first vodka specifically designed to be mixed with water. This low-calorie option eliminates the need for sugar, gluten or additives in soft-drink mixers. Based on natural citruses from the Mediterranean, this triple distilled vodka has made its way into 5 countries through major distributors.
Having delivered over 30,000 meals within 3 months in Leeds, Delhop is an on-demand delivery app that allows takeaways to request drivers to deliver food to their customers, without the hassle of managing their own fleet of drivers. The team is now raising investment to expand to other major cities.
EQUUS was founded in 2013 in response to a clear gap in the extremely fragmented £4.3bn UK equestrian market. The business has grown from start-up to become the UK’s fastest growing online only equestrian retailer built on the principle of “by riders, for riders”.
With more than 80,000 users, Wayook is one of the leading domestic service marketplaces in Spain. They also have a new B2B focused business line, Helpek. In Q1 2018 the company is launching a new platform that includes other home services. Wayook is backed by Wayra (Telefónica) and Axon Partners, a leading international venture capital firm.
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