SEIF Award winner Bloom Biorenewables makes biomass a true alternative to petroleum

Today, we find petroleum in all kinds of products we use on a daily basis. For example, in the insulation panels in our walls, fragrances we wear, plastics, clothing, digital devices or in the products we eat. All these products could be sourced from more sustainable resources. However, the technological solution to do this in an […]

Building an impact driven tech startup in Switzerland – Interview with SEIF Award winner Etienne Jeoffroy

Tech for Impact Award winner 2019 – Interview with FenX Co-Founder and CEO Etienne Jeoffroy The buildings we live and work in have a fundamental influence on the environment and on our health. Energy consumption, greenhouse gas emission as well as safety and health standards can differ greatly – depending on the insulation material used. The […]

Build the world you want to live in

Norwegian-based Katapult Accelerator has a deep belief in exponential technologies, helping impact focused startups scale faster while solving global challenges. Earlier this year, we talked to Managing Partner & CEO, Haakon Brunell, about impact entrepreneurship and technology as a key driver for change. The interview was originally published in the 2019 SEIF Awards brochure. The […]

Why we need Tech for Impact

We live in fascinating, yet demanding, times when it comes to technology and global development. Better solutions are needed for both social and environmental challenges, as outlined by the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Technology not only has the potential to solve some of these challenges but often, also the scalability needed to meet their magnitude, […]