Power Ledger makes tech final

15/01/2018 - 15:25

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Local tech company Power Ledger has been selected as one of three finalists in the 2018 Extreme Tech Challenge at CES in Las Vegas.

Jemma Green says the company is excited to have progressed through to the final. Photo: Attila Csaszar

Local tech company Power Ledger has been selected as one of three finalists in the 2018 Extreme Tech Challenge at the CES tech trade show in Las Vegas.

The competition identifies companies from throughout the world that have the potential to become market leaders in an industry.

Power Ledger uses blockchain technology to identify ownership of energy as it is generated.

Co-founder Jemma Green, a Business News 40under40 winner, said the company was excited to have progressed through to the final.

“Having the chance to present our peer-to-peer energy trading platform at CES was an invaluable opportunity to raise awareness and share our message on a global scale,” she said

“I am thrilled that we have been selected as a finalist, am excited to return to Necker Island for the final presentation later this year.”

To make it to the final round, Power Ledger went through the initial application process, and then advanced to the top 25.

The company was then selected as one of the top 10 companies, and invited to present on stage in front of a live audience at Eureka Park, CES’s flagship startup destination.

Dr Green and the Power Ledger team will head to Necker Island for the final presentation round later this year.

Richard Branson will headline the judging panel for the final. 

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