The Cisco Foundation: Investing in Africa’s Clean Energy Transition

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Our conviction in Africa’s vast potential is part of what fuels the climate investment strategy of the Cisco Foundation. Among our vision, we see the transition to clean energy not just as a necessity, but as a catalyst for inclusive growth and digital innovation. And through the Cisco Foundation’s $100 million Climate Commitment, we are investing wholeheartedly in this vision. Our recent investments into early-stage climate ventures SHYFT Power Solutions and Jaza Energy, following our previous limited partnership with The Catalyst Fund, are critical steps on our journey to help build a sustainable future across the continent.

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InnovateNB Celebration and Awards

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Congratulations to all the winners and finalists at last night’s InnovateNB Celebration.

3 companies in East Valley’s portfolio received awards:

  • Picketa Systems – Most Innovative Startup
  • SmartSkin Technologies – Economic Impact Through Innovation
  • Curtis Kennedy (Founder & CEO of Symbodi) – won Emerging Innovator

Click here to see all the award recipients