I’m very thrilled to announce that out of hundreds of premiere companies in the Americas, BreezoMeter has been hand-picked to join 11 ventures to participate in the inaugural Unreasonable Impact US program.
Unreasonable Impact is a global partnership between Barclays, a global financial services company, and Unreasonable Group focused on mentoring growth-stage ventures that have the potential to employ thousands of people in industries that solve major environmental and societal problems.
BreezoMeter is tackling a $1.7 trillion problem – air pollution. According to the World Health Organization, air pollution is the single biggest environmental health crisis we face today. We are making the invisible visible by providing actionable, highly accurate, and location-based air quality data, which can be integrated into any device or technology, such as smart home products, health & fitness mobile apps, real estate websites, car dashboards and more.
During the two-week Unreasonable Impact program, BreezoMeter will receive mentorship from business experts and successful entrepreneurs on how to scale their model. Mentors include Hunter Lovins president of Natural Capital Solutions and Time Magazine Hero of the planet for 2009, Tom Chi co-founder of Google Glass and Google’s self-driving car, and Steven Berkenfeld, managing director at Barclays, among many others.
The program will take place 70 miles outside of NYC at Cedar Lakes Estate, and include two exhibition events in NYC (Nov. 15-16) where I will showcase BreezoMeter innovation along with the 11 additional participating ventures. Keynote speakers at these events include George Kembel, founder of the Stanford D. School and Joe McGrath, CEO of Barclays Americas. Want to join the exhibition? Send me a message and I’ll see what I can do (-:
In the past two years BreezoMeter has grown exponentially. Thanks to our partners and customers, more than 50M people have access to our air quality data worldwide, through various products. In order to grow like this, we’ve invested further in ourcore IP: our employees. Last year we opened our North America office and nearly doubled our total employee count. Unreasonable Impact is exactly the kind of program that we need now, as it will provide us the tools and knowledge to keep growing as a company and continue to reach towards the 3 billion people who live in highly polluted areas. It is remarkable to have the support of such incredible institutes as Barclays and Unreasonable Group in our mission to help improve global health and quality of life.
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