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Powervault named Innovator of the Year

Powervault, Sustainable Bridges resident domestic energy storage venture was awarded BusinessGreen’s Innovator of the Year and Solar Innovation of the Year at the inaugural Technology Awards. The inaugural BusinessGreen Technology Awards were held to celebrate the most exciting and innovative clean technologies in the UK today. From the most passionate environmental campaigner to the most vocal critic…

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Sustainable Bridges awarded investment from the Mayor of London

Sustainable Bridges is delighted to announce successfully securing social investment from the Mayor of London as part of the High Street Fund. Sustainable Bridges C.I.C has officially been awarded funding from the Mayor of London for the development of a Makerspace. The award, amounting to £18,000, will be used to enhance the low carbon innovation…

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Green Running secure £750,000 worth of investment from Ignite

Sustainable Bridges is delighted to congratulate resident venture Green Running on their recent investment from Ignite Social Enterprise Fund. The significant investment of £750,000 will now enable Green Running to take on the residential market. Founded in 2009, Green Running provide energy monitoring and management tools to help businesses view and manage energy consumption and…

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Sustainable Ventures’ Managing Director, Andrew Wordsworth, named BusinessGreen’s Entrepreneur of the Year

As career highlights go, July 1st ranks fairly highly for Andrew Wordsworth, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Sustainable Venture Development Partners (“Sustainable Ventures”). Not only was Andrew the recipient of BusinessGreen’s coveted ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ award, but that same day he completed the exit of Sustainable Venture’s first start-up, E-Car, to Europcar – in what is now recognized as…

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Making the Invisible Visible

Over the last two weekends the workshop at Sustainable Bridges has been a hive of activity with Aran Dasan, Pete Johnson and their team of volunteers assembling an iridescent meadow of motion detecting LEDs in preparation for next month’s Nowhere festival in Spain. Keen to find out more about the Shipping Forecast, I seized the…

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SB to host panel discussion on the entrepreneurial opportunities of the sharing economy

Sustainable Ventures extends an invite to sustainability entrepreneurs and other interested parties to attend their exclusive panel discussion looking at the opportunities the collaborative economy holds for low carbon innovators. This will also offer visitors a chance to see the newly renovated premises of Sustainable Bridges C.I.C, London’s vibrant new hub for cleantech entrepreneurs June 24th –…

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SB gets fashionable as Clotho London joins the arches

A new month brings a new venture to the Bridges, and this time, amongst the Canary Control Prototyping Lab and the Powervault energy storage device assembly point comes a venture of an altogether different sort, experts in sustainable fashion Clotho London.    Bringing a hipster edge to the Bridges, Clotho is the work of two…

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SHS hosts HECA drinks @ SB

Last week, after the regular forum session, the Bridges’ resident venture the Sustainable Home Survey Company (SHS) invited members of the London HECA forum back to the Bridge to meet a few of their energy efficiency experts working at the forefront of fuel poverty alleviation. The London HECA Forum, which has over 60 local authority…

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What does the General Election have to offer Green Entrepreneurs?

As voters head to the polls today to cast their votes, with the eventual outcome remaining very much uncertain, Sustainable Bridges asked its members what the election and the proposed party policies might offer for green entrepreneurs. Interestingly discussion centred on the possibility of an EU referendum. To kick start conversation, AutoTrip’s Alexander Nicholson offered…

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Entrepreneurial Learning kicks off @SB with the ‘Hole Solution’

An integral component of Sustainable Bridges’ mission to nurture entrepreneurial talent, last week saw the first in the series of the Bridges’ ‘Entrepreneurial Learning’ sessions designed to promote key skills considered crucial for success as a green entrepreneur.       Surrounded by some of London’s most innovative minds, Sustainable Bridges put to its members…

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