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Paying for Your Taxi Ride by Pitching Your Ideas…

The Pitchalong Shuffle is the name of a new EV taxi where sustainable and innovative start-ups can pitch their ideas directly to executives of the Finnish clean energy company Fortum. What's more, the cost of the journey is paid for by the pitching, it's a comfortable environment for pitching business ideas and the vehicle is emission free.

The taxi was launched at Slush, a start-up event held in the Finnish capital Helsinki in early December.

Fortum says it's looking for world-changing ideas that can help tackle climate change. The most successful start-ups have a chance to kick-start a beneficial partnership with the company.

In a press release, Arun Aggarwal, Fortum's Head of Business Technology says: "We are looking for visionary ideas that can have a huger positive impact on the society and the environment. The concept of a cleaner world is a very large idea. No one company has all the resources, the... Read more

Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing… Explained

U.S. car sharing pioneer Turo has serious expansion plans. It’s just launched in the UK and has its eyes on other international markets. Steve Webb, Turo’s Director of Communications and Communities, explains how the P2P service works.  

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