These winning innovators joined LACI and California Clean Energy Fund at the Global Climate Summit in San Francisco to pitch before an international audience, with the winner announced on Friday September 14.
Climate Cup Finalists will receive additional exposure at the flagship VERGE 18 conference and expo, Oct. 16-18 in Oakland, including free booth space and curated investor networking opportunities in the Startup Showcase to demo in the Carbon Tech and Advanced Materials Showcases.
founder of Solstice Energy Solutions, won the Digital Solutions for Sustainable Cities category. Solstice Energy Solutions develops IoT and software to intelligently manage distributed energy resources.
founder of Wheeli prevailed in the Zero Emission Mobility and Goods Movement category, sponsored by Itron Idea Labs. Wheeli is the carpooling app for college students, like an Airbnb for empty car seats on the road.
founder of EVMatch, won the Energy-Transportation Nexus category, sponsored by Edison International. EVmatch is a peer-to-peer network for electric vehicle (EV) charging that harnesses the power of sharing to immediately create more reliable charging options.