Bestmile Named Top Company in Europe in 2019 Global Cleantech 100
On January 28, 2019, Bestmile was named by Cleantech Group to the prestigious 2019 Global Cleantech 100, and is the “Company of the Year” from the Europe/Israel region. More than 13,000 companies from 90 countries were considered for the recognition.
The Global Cleantech 100 is an annual guide to the leading companies in sustainable innovation. It features the private, independent, for-profit companies best positioned to solve tomorrow’s clean technology challenges. This year marks the 10th edition of the list.
“Our mission is to make efficient, affordable mobility available for all, and we do that by enabling mobility providers to move more people fewer vehicles, reducing congestion and emissions,” said Raphael Gindrat, cofounder and CEO of Bestmile. “It is very satisfying to be ranked so highly in the Cleantech 100 and to be recognized as the leading innovator in Europe, creating technology that is economically and environmentally sustainable.”
The list combines Cleantech Group’s research data with qualitative judgments from nominations and insight from a global 87-member expert panel comprised of leading investors and experts from corporations and industrials active in technology and innovation scouting. From pioneers and veterans to new entrants, the expert panel broadly represents the global cleantech community and results in a list with a powerful base of respect and support from many important players within the cleantech innovation ecosystem. The list is sponsored by Chubb.
“Our tenth edition is dominated by innovations for the future of food and mobility, and a decentralized and digitized future not only for energy but for the industrial world more generally,” said Richard Youngman, CEO, Cleantech Group. “This is a far cry from the dominance of hardware, solar and biofuels in the inaugural Global Cleantech 100 in 2009.”
The complete list of 100 companies was revealed on 28 January at the 17th annual Cleantech Forum San Francisco.