BOULDER, Colo., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tendril has received the CleanEquity Monaco Award for Excellence in the Field of Environmental Technology Commercialization. The award was presented to Adrian Tuck, CEO, Tendril by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco at a closing ceremony on March 30 as part of the 2012 CleanEquity Monaco conference.
"I am honored to receive this prestigious award," Tuck said. "We believe our consumer engagement applications, powered by our open standards-based software platform, are transforming the energy industry and improving sustainability."
"Tendril and its CEO captivated the conference of discerning clean technology opinion leaders, adding to its growing international fan club," said Mungo Park, Chairman of Innovator Capital, the specialist, London-based investment bank.
CleanEquity Monaco 2012, hosted by Innovator Capital and the Nobel Sustainability Trust, is the foremost emerging cleantech conference. It showcases cutting-edge emerging cleantech companies to a world-class gathering of senior delegates including specialist financial and strategic investors, established industry players, key policymakers and international trade media. The presenting companies were sourced and screened by Innovator Capital, a boutique investment bank with a focus on cleantech, with help from international partners from Europe, America, India and Japan. An independent panel of judges, audited by H.S.H Prince Albert, selected the award winners.
Collaborators on the 2012 event included Prince Albert II of Monaco's Foundation, the Hinduja Foundation, Qualcomm Halo, PR Newswire, Covington & Burling, Ministry of Science and Innovation New Zealand, Auckland UniServices, Clark Langdon Partners, Carbon Trust an the United Nations UNEP Fi, Monte-Carlo SBM and the Monaco Chamber of Economic Development.
Tendril is the Energy Platform company, delivering end-to-end consumer engagement products, applications and services powered by Tendril Connect™—an open standards-based, secure and scalable platform that takes the complexity out of the Energy Internet. Tendril Connect creates a dialogue between energy service providers, third party providers of smart products and services, and consumers. Delivering consumer engagement software, in-home products and applications as well as easy to integrate utility solutions such as Demand Response and Energy Efficiency, Tendril offers unparalleled insight into energy decisions, making the Energy Marketplace a reality. The company is venture backed by VantagePoint Capital Partners, Siemens Venture Capital (SVC), Good Energies, RRE Ventures and GE. For more information, visit www.tendrilinc.com.