After a rigorous selection process involving hundreds of companies across the globe, Worn Again Technologies has been selected to join 13 other leading entrepreneurs from across the UK & Europe in the Unreasonable Impact programme. Unreasonable Impact UK & Europe is a multi-week virtual gathering designed to support growth-stage ventures across the UK & Europe by providing entrepreneurs with the resources, mentorship, and global network of support they need to rapidly create jobs and address key global issues. This programme marks the eleventh cohort of the Unreasonable Impact movement worldwide.
With the global pandemic continuing to have an enormous impact on all aspects of life, including the global workforce, migration, and the environment, supporting entrepreneurial solutions addressing these challenges is critical. Unreasonable Impact, a unique partnership between Barclays and Unreasonable Group is focussed on supporting and scaling up high-growth ventures within the green economy, ensuring that their impactful solutions reach new markets, transform even more lives and create thousands more jobs in the process.
Impacting the future of food, energy, sustainable living and supply chains, each entrepreneur is selected to participate based on their potential to address key social and environmental issues and to create at least 500 jobs within the next five years.
The programme connects the entrepreneurs to a global community of power-house mentors and industry specialists, including experts from across Barclays through tried and tested methodologies and approaches.
This eleventh Unreasonable Impact programme will take place from October 12, 2020 – March 3, 2021, in a virtual environment and format. The participating companies, joining the programme with us, include: All Plants, Biohm, Connected Energy, Deep Branch Biotechnology, Eco Wave Power, ECOncrete, Ecoppia, Farmstand, Kitro, Novihum Technologies, Project Etopia, Silicon Microgravity and Tipa.
For more information and a full list of mentors, and specialists participating, click here: Unreasonable Impact UK & Europe Programme 2020
About Unreasonable Impact, created with Barclays
Unreasonable Impact is an innovative multi-year multi-geographic partnership between Barclays and Unreasonable Group to launch the world’s first global network focused on scaling up entrepreneurial solutions that will help employ thousands worldwide in the emerging green economy. To date, the more than 120 ventures that comprise the global cohort operate in more than 180 countries, have raised over $3bn USD in funding, have generated over $2.7bn USD in revenue, and have created more than 37,000 net new jobs since joining Unreasonable Impact.
For more information, please visit www.unreasonableimpact.com.
Barclays is a British universal bank. The company is diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Barclays’ businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by their service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.
For further information about Barclays, please visit www.barclays.com
About Unreasonable Group
Bringing together a global network of entrepreneurs, investors, creatives and business leaders, Unreasonable acts as a catalytic platform for entrepreneurs tackling some of the world’s most pressing challenges facing us today. From designing highly curated immersive programmes, facilitating access to a global network of mentors to operating a private equity fund and providing advanced storytelling and media activities, Unreasonable operates at the highest intersection of business and impact. It is uniquely positioned to support growth stage entrepreneurs solving key global environment and social challenges to scale up through the deployment of knowledge, networks and capital.