Husk Power Systems designs and operates miniature power plants that convert rice husks into electricity, serving off-grid rural Indian villages. Cisco TelePresence enables live, face-to-face collaboration through a set of advanced technologies and seamless network communications experience. It was exciting to hear from this diverse and visionary group of global entrepreneurs and to learn about their business plans. The team started their company in India in Finalists in the competition were selected and evaluated in the same way that venture capitalists evaluate start-ups. For each company, the judges considered the management teams, addressable market size, competitive positioning, barriers, capital efficiency, and financial projections.
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An award-winning team of journalists, designers, and videographers who tell brand stories through Fast Company's distinctive lens. The future of innovation and technology in government for the greater good. Leaders who are shaping the future of business in creative ways. New workplaces, new food sources, new medicine--even an entirely new economic system. We first wrote about Husk Power Systems, a startup that turns rice husks into energy, back in November Now the startup, which already powers an entire small town in India, has beat out over 1, competitors to win the Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Cisco-sponsored Global Business Plan Competition.
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