Friday 22 March 2019

O'Rourke nominated for Cartier award

Vivid Edge CEO and founder Tracy O’Rourke is in running
Vivid Edge CEO and founder Tracy O’Rourke is in running

Irish entrepreneur, Tracy O'Rourke, the CEO and founder of Vivid Edge, is a finalist in the 2019 Cartier Women's Initiative.

The global business competition aims to identify, support and encourage female entrepreneurs who are working to solve contemporary global challenges.

Established in 2015, Vivid Edge helps organisations save energy and cut costs.

The company provides the capital to enable organisations to upgrade the efficiency of their buildings, beyond their own capital budgets, replacing such expenditure with a service fee.

A total of 21 finalists in seven regions (Latin America, North America, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East & North Africa, East Asia, South Asia & Oceania) have been shortlisted from almost 2,900 applicants in over 140 countries.

Ms O'Rourke is the only Irish entrepreneur shortlisted for the Europe award.

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