Sodexo names Accelerators finalists

Five start-ups have already been chosen by Sodexo together with L Marks to be a part of a 10-week program to road-check their propositions in a bid to get latest solutions in the regions of smart buildings, employee sustainability and experience.

Over 400 start-ups put on the program which released in January this season, with 21 then selected to pitch their company propositions to Sodexo at live events in Dublin and London.

The 21 start-ups pitched their improvements (virtually and in-individual) to an viewers of Sodexo senior leaders, operational teams and also the organisation’s professionals in locations such as for example sustainability, employee engagement, advertising, supply chain along with market consultants.

To be able to ensure solutions highly relevant to its procedures were on the list of finalists Sodexo, exposed the pitches to its co-workers around the company by live-streaming the activities and enabling co-workers to get a say via an app-based voting system.

The selected five finalists are usually:

  • Asseticom – a pioneering digital remedy that advances asset information collection and constructing surveying.
  • Hark Techniques – a technologies company specialising in assisting enterprises to boost efficiency and decrease waste by giving visibility and automatic manage over resources such as for example energy metres, building administration systems and industrial techniques.
  • Advanced Bacterial Sciences (Ab muscles) – establishing next-generation bacterial remedies for waste and drinking water management, pollution agriculture and remediation that boost performance, cut upkeep and running expenses and regenerate natural techniques.
  • Wayleadr – reimagining the final mile of commuter journeys by linking intelligent buildings with smart automobiles, saving time, rightsizing property invest and curbing carbon emissions.
  • Infogrid’s  AI Building Intelligence System makes buildings much healthier for occupants, better for managers to use and much more sustainable for the earth.

The five finalists will now use Sodexo groups on a 10-7 days programme that may enable them to check, refine and adjust their company propositions in a reside operational environment. They’ll be mentored and backed by Sodexo’s subject material experts and will turn to develop their options based on the organisation’s Vital Spaces place of work proposition.

Julie Ennis, CEO Sodexo Corporate Providers, UK & Ireland mentioned: “We had been delighted with the product quality and volume of apps we obtained for the programme. The pitch times were really action-packed and exciting. 

“Technology enabled many of the start-ups to pitch remotely and by reside streaming the function we could actually invite co-workers from across our company, not just in the united kingdom and Ireland but from all over the world to view the pitches and become mixed up in selection procedure via the voting system.

“The suggestions and votes from both times helped us chosen the ultimate five and we anticipate the finding out the way the five obtain on through the next phase of the programme, that will test their solutions inside our live functions.”

Sodexo’s Accelerators innovation program has released in China, Brazil, India, Sweden and france. For the united kingdom and Ireland program Sodexo provides partnered with L Marks – an advancement specialist with connection with working over 70 programmes with a number of the world’s major companies.

Through its extensive global system and rigorous scouting strategies L Marks could uncover probably the most promising earlier and growth stage businesses which are operating in foods services and facilities administration and backed Sodexo in the ultimate selection.


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