Barclays and Unreasonable continue to support and scale high-growth companies that have the potential to create thousands of new jobs. The latest program welcomes 12 new companies to its global network.
Los Alamos, NM, Sept. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — September 22, 2022 — Pebble Labs Inc. was selected as one of 12 growth-stage companies to participate in this year’s Unreasonable Impact Americas program, which provides guidance and support offers from a global community of industry specialists and mentors, including experts from Barclays.
Unreasonable Impact is a long-standing partnership between Barclays and Unreasonable that supports disruptive entrepreneurs whose ventures address some of the world’s most pressing challenges to create and scale thousands of new jobs.
After a rigorous selection process involving hundreds of pioneering companies, Pebble Lab CEO Dr. Rebecca White, selected to join a select cohort of pioneering entrepreneurs reinventing the future of energy, sustainable living and more. dr White said: “I am delighted and grateful to be included in this cohort of Unreasonable. It’s an amazing community that is really focused on impactful work. It represents a tremendous opportunity for us to make our technology successful in a way that aligns with our values while supporting other like-minded companies.”
Pebble Labs’ award-winning Directed Biotics™ platform technology delivers safe and effective biological solutions to sustainably protect crop yields and quality by controlling formidable pests and diseases. Pebble has been recognized for its work as a 2021 XTC Better Nutrition Innovation Category Winner at the World Food Forum and a 2022 Science, Technology and Innovation Forum Innovation Awards Winner for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Daniel Epstein, Founder and CEO of Unreasonable added: “Our team at Unreasonable is honored to partner with Barclays to scale social impact solutions that help build a more inclusive economy and create a cleaner future. We firmly believe that the most valuable, impactful and sustainable companies are those that solve humanity’s most pressing challenges, and we are so grateful and privileged to support and witness the possibilities of what profitable, impact-driven companies can do – and should.”
Collectively, the 12 companies joining the latest program operate in over six countries and have generated more than $62 million in revenue to date.
Since launching Unreasonable Impact in 2016, its global community of over 250 companies has positively impacted more than 300 million people, reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 80 million tons and employed a total of 19,000 full-time employees around the world. These companies have also raised more than $7 billion in funding. Pebble Labs Inc. joins this unprecedented global network in a collective effort to drive lasting and scalable change.
For more information, see http://unreasonableimpact.com/americas
Participating companies include:
Aquacycl: providing bio-electrochemical technologies to rapidly treat the most difficult-to-treat effluents.
Cabinet Health: Avoiding plastic waste in healthcare.
Carbon Lighthouse: Delivering profitable climate solutions with energy. Savings-as-a-Service for commercial real estate portfolios.
ChargerHelp!: Repairing electric vehicle chargers while ensuring a just energy transition.
ClearFlame Engines: Decarbonizing the Heavy Haulage Industry.
Emrgy: Unleashing the natural power of water through modular kinetic hydropower.
GALY: Farming from cells in a facility, not from plants in a field.
Mango Materials: Using microbes to capture methane and replace fossil fuel-based plastics.
Modern Electron: decarbonizing home heating with hydrogen.
Pebble Labs: Bringing the Power of RNA to Food Production.
Prime Roots: Reimagining protein from koji mycelium for a sustainable future.
Re:Dish: Operation of a reusable container program for corporate catering.
About Unreasonable Impact, made with Barclays
Unreasonable Impact is an innovative, multi-year, multi-region partnership between Barclays and the Unreasonable Group to create the world’s first global network focused on scaling entrepreneurial solutions that will help employ thousands worldwide in the emerging green economy. To date, the more than 250 companies in the unreasonable impact portfolio together employ over 19,000 people and positive Influencing 300 million people around the world. Operating in 180 countries, these companies have raised over $7.8 billion in funding and generated over $5.3 billion in revenue since joining Unreasonable Impact.
Visit www.unreasonableimpact.com for more information.
Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business lines, by different types of customers and clients, and by regions. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a premier full-service, global corporate and investment bank, all supported by our services business that provides technology, operations and functional services across the group.
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Unreasonable builds a community between entrepreneurs, institutions, investors and business leaders and acts as a catalytic platform for entrepreneurs tackling some of the world’s most pressing challenges we face today. Part global community and part investment firm, Unreasonable is an international company that supports a fellowship for growth-stage entrepreneurs, routes exclusive dealflows to investors, and partners with institutions to generate profits by solving global problems. Unreasonable exists to repurpose capitalism with a firm belief in the power of business to drive lasting and scalable change.
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CONTACT: Michelle Henrie Pebble Labs 505-440-4948 [email protected]