100 best startups for participation in the EXPO-show are determined
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100 best startups for participation in the EXPO-show are determined

12 October 2016 17:24

The international jury of tender #NEWENERGY global startup fest where representatives from Silicon Valley, university of Tel Aviv, the British Petroleum company, the largest Netherlands and French business accelerators, and also Asian Development Bank are part of it, selected the TOP of 100 world startups in the sphere of alternative power engineering and "green economy" which will provide their companies and will fight for chance to participate in Astana EXPO-2017 on October 27, BNews.kz correspondent reports.

On October 27 in the Palace of Independence a great show with stands and demonstration grounds not only the TOP of the participating companies of tender, but also the large companies of Kazakhstan will be organized, the press service of NEWENERGY reports. Startups from 36 countries of the world are in one hundred best: Kazakhstan, USA, Norway, Great Britain, Denmark, Israel, Germany, France, Austria, Netherlands, Turkey, Finland, India, Moldova, Portugal, Australia, Ireland, Bulgaria, Malaysia, Estonia, Russia, Pakistan, Switzerland, Latvia, China, Italy, Jordan, Egypt, Poland, Ukraine, Greece, Singapore, Azerbaijan, Serbia, Spain and Iceland. Among the participating companies there are startups at a different stage of development. For example SkyTran, someone already conducts joint developments with NASA, or Australian startup of Bohr Industries Pty Ltd, someone developed the wind turbine in 6 months with capacity of 1 000 Watts which each of us will be able to establish at home as soon as the company begins selling its invention. "I don't remember when we watched so many startups for such short period. It is rather difficult to follow a way of an entrepreneurship, but it is much more difficult to choose that company in which it is worth putting the efforts and investments. The jury of tender is faced the very complex issue, because there are really strong startups in 100 TOP of best. Someone have very high rates, someone exceeds the others in specific parameters. It will be not simply and interesting," Oren Simanyan, the founder of StarTau, center of an entrepreneurship in case of university of Tel Aviv said. A competition is held with assistance of the Energy ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan. It is expected that the action will be attended by thousands of participants: representatives of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the international investment and venture funds, business angels, the leading energy companies of the country, experts in the field of alternative power engineering and representatives of the international organizations.