These two smartups will be sent to conquer Ecosummit!

Smart Retro Acceleration Program has proudly reached its home stretch: after 2 great innovation camps, 20+ media hits and 11 startups doing testing in urban environments, 2 smartups will try their wings and represent Smart Retro in Ecosummit, London! This is why Smart Retro project partners voted PiggyBaggy and Fourdeg to Ecosummit, the Europe’s leading smart green innovation conference. What is Smart Retro Acceleration Program? A special acceleration program tailored for sustainable and smart service startups which create solutions for urban contexts. Startups from Finland, Sweden and UK teamed up with large organisations […]

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Smartup statements: PiggyBaggy

PiggyBaggy is a crowdsourced delivery platform, which has gained a good buzz in Finland. Harri Paloheimo, the father of the idea, summarises: 1) Explain your service or product in one sentence. While on their way to somewhere, people can transport goods to each other in exchange for a small compensation. 2) How does it help people in their urban life? It reduces the need of having a car and improves the contemporary infrastructure. Public transportation, car pools etc. as buses are designed to commute people, not goods. It saves time, money and […]

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