PowerWells creating real power from e-waste

21 May 2019

Queensland-based social entrepreneurs Bradley Clair and Nicholas Kamols founded PowerWells in 2017 after attending a Startup Weekend at Substation33: a social enterprise and innovation lab.

UQ alumnus in Business Management Bradley and town planner Nicholas will both graduate from the University’s ilab Accelerator program in July 2019. The program, part of UQ Ventures, provides $20,000 in funding to help startups fast track their startups from ideas to market-ready enterprises.

The social enterprise provides electric light and mobile phone charging to people in remote communities.

PowerWells won the Get Started category at the Startup Weekend and set an ambitious goal of delivering the product to a remote Indonesian community within the fortnight.

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