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.
Established in 2015, threedeemee design avatars in an individual's own image for the online apparel sales market, with the aim to improve an individual’s online shopping experience and improve the retailer’s online sales. The product is c. 25% in development.
Labrador uses smart technology to eliminate the hassle from energy switching by leveraging the functionality in smart meters. The service is free and energy switches are generated automatically and personalised to the household's individual consumption.
TeachPitch solves the problem of information abundance for teachers and schools. The company’s software is used in hundreds of schools, is partnering with a major Education company in China and has started to certify its users to provide online tutoring to other educators on the platform.
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.
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
Launched in 2013, DrivenWoman is a growing, global members’ network for women combining personal development and networking. The company is raising investment to expand the network, currently active in 6 countries with over 200 members.
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”.
ECOPOW3R has designed a containerised off-grid solar solution (ARC) to provide affordable, clean and reliable AC power to rural communities in Africa on a 24-hour, Pay-As-You-Go basis. Initially, ECOPOW3R plans to install a total of 540 ARCs in Rwanda to connect 450,000 people and enterprises.
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