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Low Carbon Challenge - Grand Finale Evening

Low Carbon Challenge - Grand Finale Evening


The Low Carbon Challenge presents its Grand Finale evening. It invites all those interested in green innovation to hear teams pitch and launch their fundraising campaigns.

Join the Low Carbon Challenge for its Grand Finale evening at Wellington’s Deloitte Lounge on August 1st, 5.30pm.


The Grand Finale is your chance to see the Low Carbon Challenge teams showcase their ventures. hear them pitch and present their funding campaigns, and celebrate another successful Challenge. The Grand Finale evening brings Wellington's innovative leaders together, providing you an opportunity to network and support the pitching teams.

The Low Carbon Challenge is an accelerator programme helping ventures in transport and waste minimisation scale up their impact. It wants to change the way Wellingtonians live, move and grow.

Over the last two months, six teams have been involved in workshops to develop their business models, getting feedback from industry experts, build collaborative partnerships from a network of mentors and validate their emissions reduction impact.

Deloitte’s Ian Fay is an advisor in this year’s Challenge. He stresses the important role innovation plays in sustainability and sees great potential among those teams involved.

“This year’s participants have structured their businesses and the customer experience to provide sustainable solutions that make an impact that matters”, Fay says.

Mevo knows what is achievable in this space, Since participating in last year’s Challenge they’ve become New Zealand’s first on demand electric car sharing service, partnering with motoring giants Audi along the way.

Founder Erik Zydervelt recognises that relationships go a long way to succeeding in green innovation, and recognises the invaluable connections they made from the Low Carbon Challenge. “Insert quote here” he says.

A wide range of ventures are excelling in this year’s Challenge. From ethical alternatives to the high-waste fashion industry, notebooks repurposed from business waste, community solutions to childrens’ wellbeing and more, the Grand Finale is sure to offer innovative perspectives into sustainable entrepreneurship. You can find out more about the teams involved on the Low Carbon Challenge website.

The Grand Finale evening is open to anyone who is interested in this year’s teams and would like to see them grow. It will be a night of celebration, networking and anticipation of the path ahead.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP here.

Below are the six Low Carbon Challenge teams.

• CoBuy,

• Common Unity Project Aotearoa

• KaiCycle

• Papertown Studio

• SpaceBetween

• The Misprint Co

LCC Contact

Lucy Tyndall

Programme and Partner Manager

lucy.tyndall@enspiral.com

lowcarbonchallenge.nz

twitter.com/LCCWellington

facebook.com/LowCarbonChallenge

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