Coulomb’s ChargePoint is the largest network of independently-owned charging stations for electric vehicles in the world and was recognized for its potential to ‘transform the future of business and society.’
The Technology Pioneers Award, consisting of 23 of the world’s most innovative technology start-ups, will be honored at the Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2012 in Tianjin, People’s Republic of China, September 11 – 13, 2012.
Each year the World Economic Forum chooses 23-35 new Technology Pioneers from hundreds of applicants. Candidate companies are nominated by Members, constituents and collaborators of the World Economic Forum, and by the public. A selection committee, comprised of top technology and innovation experts, academics and venture capitalists, reviews all applications before making its recommendation to the World Economic Forum.
ChargePoint provides drivers state of the art features including the ability to: help with trip planning, manage the cost of charging, and find and operate public ChargePoint-enabled stations. ChargePoint locations are included on the ChargePoint mobile app for iPhone and Android.