Springwise Chair James Bidwell shares his thoughts on last week’s BBC broadcast “Drowning in Plastic” focusing on the damaging effects of plastic on the environment. With two Springwise Innovations featured on the programme, it’s reassuring to see many more innovators are stepping up to find a solution to the problem.
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This week we caught up with businessman, author and philanthropist Sir Torquil Norman.
We caught up with Bren Smith, the Executive Director of GreenWave, to discuss innovation and food production in the age of climate change.
We talk to the founder of Tuckrbox, a nutrition-focused, farm-to-table meal delivery that lets children plan their own lunches through an app.
We speak to co-founder of Penny, a chatbot money managing app for millennials.
We talk to the co-founder of Smart Moderation, an artificial intelligence platform bringing automated comment moderation to Facebook and Instagram.
How a “builder of things” is on a quest to tackle the search engine giants, and give people a chance to encounter the hidden, neglected parts of the world wide web.
Marisol Menendez, manager of BBVA Open Innovation, talks about what they are looking for in startups for this year’s Open Talent event.
We talk to Peter Knudsen, CEO of BLIP Systems.
We talk to Kate Williams, CEO of 1% for the Planet.
We talk to Richart Ruddie, founder of Protos eyewear.
We talk to Maz Cohen, founder of social gifting app Wisher.
We spoke to Seb Potter, CEO of Hackaball, a throwable computer that teaches kids to code.
We spoke to Sebastian Pole, co-founder of Pukka Herbs, on the values of building a business based on organic practices.
We spoke to Tom van de Beek, founder of KantoorKaravaan and SustainsVille.
We spoke to Benjamin Young, founder of SmartCup.
We spoke to Julia Salasky, the ex-UN lawyer who founded CrowdJustice.
We spoke to Hannah Dow and Steve Coffey of Rudder, the navigation app that helps users find the most brightly-lit route.
We spoke to Nick Wheeler, founder of Charles Tyrwhitt.
We spoke to Sahar Hashemi, co‑founder of Coffee Republic and Skinny Candy
We caught up with the founder and CEO of eco aerosol startup GreenSpense, to discover how he manages to cope with the pressure of starting an experimental new business.
We caught up with the creator of Buycott to find out how he came up with the concept, and how he’s coping with the overwhelming response.