EcoTown in Spain – La Pinada to Provide a Comprehensive Solution

“Problem solving is a kind of curse for entrepreneurs – there is something in your environment that you cannot accept and you need to change it.” On his latest project, Iker Marcaide plans to solve bigger problems and provide a solution more comprehensive than ever before. Barrio La Pinada is an ecotown in Spain that […]

La Colmena a Proven Sharing Economy Business Model

Let’s begin by briefly outlining what the Sharing Economy is – horizontal networks that facilitate the participation of a community. La Colmena is a proven sharing economy business model that facilitates the direct sale of quality, local produce between producers and consumer groups known as ‘Colmenas’. The brand embraces quality consumption, collaboration, transparency, trust… and […]

Driving Change to Green Energy Solutions

Juan Sacri is the co-founder of AEIOLUZ – a cooperative that aims to change current energy models and switch to green energy solutions. Based in The Nest Space, the cooperative provides energy saving education and assessment services to people in La Comunitat Valenciana. Juan’s passion? Connecting with people and the environment – something he carries […]

Off Grid Solar in Tanzania

Solaris Offgrid, is a company based in The Nest – a social innovation space in Valencia – that provides off grid solar systems to clients in Tanzania and sells the core technology to organisations in other regions. I sat down with Siten Mandalia, company Co-Founder & CEO, to discuss his personal development, Solaris Offgrid, economic […]