Keep to up to date with news from our programme participants, mentors and partners along with news and research about clean tech innovation.

 
 
 
 
 
 

March 26, 2015

GMA winner Energimolnet launch new project: Klimaträtt

Energimolnet, one of the 2015 GMA winners has built a platform for a pilot project called: Klimaträt. This pilot project provides an opportunity for tenants who rent properties to get feedback on their climate impact via a unique app. Through feedback and knowledge sharing, the project will help create the conditions to reduce climate impact in every day life. Energy Cloud has played a central role in the project, and we have built the platform that compiles the CO2 footprint of the various parties, and we are responsible for collecting electricity use for tenants. In addition, we also developed an…

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March 6, 2015

PwC provides services to the value of 400 000 SEK for GMA winners

PwC och Zennström Philantropies samarbetar om grönt entreprenörskapspris PwC och Zennström Philantropies har i dagarna undertecknat ett samarbetsavtal om tävlingen Green Mentorship Award. Avtalet innebär bland annat att PwC erbjuder konsulttjänster till vinnarna av tävlingen till ett värde av omkring 400 000 kronor. Detta sker genom deltagande i gemensamma workshops och direkt rådgivning kring affärsutveckling. PwC är en av flera partners som bistår vinnarna av Green Mentorship Award att utveckla företagen för att nå nya marknader. Bland de övriga finns Serendipity Innovations, Cleantech Inn, Awapatent, Vinnova,  och Venture Cup. – Verkligt gröna företag vars produkter i sig bidrar till att minska…

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March 4, 2015

Mexico can become part of the industrial clean-tech revolution

GreenMomentum, IMCO and WWF urge for the development of an industrial cleantech policy to untap the potential MEXICO CITY, MEXICO. March 3rd, 2015.- The Mexican consortia E3 formed by World Wildlife Fund Mexico, the Mexican Competitiveness Institute and GreenMomentum launched today the report: “Cleantech México 2015: Outlook and Policies for Unlocking Eco-innovation”. The objective of the study was to understand the state of and conditions surrounding cleantech innovation and entrepreneurship in Mexico and sketch a policy roadmap to promote its development. Cleantech refers to a product, service or knowledge created with commercial purposes; designed to reduce the sources and/or effects of…

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February 20, 2015

Swedish Algae Factory featured in Passion for Business

Deras mål är att bli Europaledande på biobränsle. Miljöentreprenörerna Sofie Allert och Linnea Wikman har startat företaget Swedish Algae Factory och vann nyligen Zennström Green Mentorship Award som har skapats för att uppmärksamma innovativa svenska cleantechföretag. Av Antonia Nessen Läs mer här

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February 11, 2015

GMA listed as a new trend in the clean energy sector

Miljöakueilt, a Swedish magazine focussed on advancing the debate on environmental issues cited the Green Mentorship Award programme as one of the top 12 energy trends in Sweden. The GMA is focussed on scaling early stage clean tech companies through a combination of strategic business development activities, mentorship from industry leaders and providing access to an international network.  This combination of activities allows companies to find the right business model, assess new markets and acquire new customers. It is great to see that this new programme is listed as a trend. We also have our partners to thank for this…

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February 11, 2015

GMA alumni listed as super talents

Previous winners of the Green Mentorship Award, Mehrdad Madhjoubi from Orbital Systems and Hjalmar Nilsonne from Watty are listed  as number 1 and 3 in the  2015’s super talents in the business magazine Veckans Affärer.        

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February 11, 2015

See our winners pitch their technologies

Veckans Affarer are profiling each of the Green Mentorship Award winners on their website by asking them to present their pitch. If you are interested in finding out more about each of the winner’s businesses please follow these links: Swedish Algae Factory  Watty  Bioptech Energimolnet    

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January 6, 2015

Recent Press

Read recent  press articles mentioning the Green Mentorship Awards.

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December 19, 2014

2015 Winners Announced

On the 17 December at a ceremony in Stockholm, the winners of Zennström Green Mentorship Award were announced: Swedish Algae Factory, Watty, Bioptech and Playback Energy. The award was presented by Niklas Zennström along with the Swedish Minister for Financial Markets Per Bolund and Stina Billinger from the Ministry of Enterprise  Energy and Communications.  The four winners will each receive one year of mentorship, access to business development services and coaching to develop their businesses. The overall winner, Sofie Allert and Linnea Wikman from Swedish Algae Factory will also receive project support from Vinnova totalling 1 million SEK – and Niklas Zennstrom…

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October 27, 2014

See the latest interview with Niklas Zennström discussing philanthropy, the Green Mentorship Award and drivers of clean technology today.

The interview was published in the Swedish Energy Agency’s publication ‘Investera i Cleantech 2014‘. With this annual publication, the Swedish Energy Agency aims for an increased understanding for and interest in environmental and energy technology, cleantech, amongst different actors. Innovative technical solutions and business concepts have great potential to be developed into successful companies, contribute towards solving climate challenges and, simultaneously, generate economic growth. Additionally, you will find an interview in the publication with our 2013 Green Mentorship Award winner Orbital Systems. Please note, the publication is available in Swedish and English. Investera i cleantech 2014  Invest in Cleantech (English version)

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