3fficient, in partnership with Strawberry energy, will be showcasing the iconic Strawberry Tree’s new features at the Verge conference. Additionally, Strawberry is the first of 21 finalists to gain the opportunity to showcase at one of the biggest events of Silicon Valley – GreenBiz Group’s VERGE in San Francisco, from 27th to 30th October. The pitch will be held on the second day of the conference within Verge Accelerate session, when all 13 startups will showcase. Very exciting!
VERGE Accelerate is a pitch competition that provides entrepreneurs the opportunity to get in front of the diverse VERGE audience: executives from the world’s largest companies, public officials from progressive cities, venture capitalists and others. All presentations will be live streamed via official Verge Accelerate website.
It is a great honor to showcase, for the first time, from the global stage at one of the greatest international events, which gathers leaders in energy, sustainability and technology from both public and private sectors. Speakers include author and entrepreneur Paul Hawken, Biomimicry Institute Founder Janine Benyus, NRG Energy SVP of Innovation Robyn Beavers, GE ecomagination Executive Director Deb Frodl, Microsoft Director of Facilities & Energy Darrell Smith, Facebook Manager of Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Bill Weihl, Former Chairman of the FERC Jon Wellinghoff, and more than 100 others.
Apart from the presentation, Verge organizers invited Strawberry to exhibit a small model of the Strawberry Tree Black, that will serve as the only charging station for portable devices during the Conference. Brand new features of the iconic Strawberry Tree will be revealed at the Summit.
VERGE Summit is GreenBiz Group’s global event series focused on how technology accelerates sustainability solutions across industries and sectors. The event brings together the world’s largest companies, technology innovators, and cities, creating a broad ecosystem of players to accelerate opportunities for business, the environment, and society. The program focuses on practical, scalable, solutions-oriented conversations through six program tracks: new energy systems, next-gen buildings, resilient cities, sustainable mobility, smarter supply chains, and the food-energy-water nexus. Attendees come from buildings and facilities, fleets, real estate, IT, energy, sustainability, strategy, and other business functions.