Initiate! Program

Initiate! Program - presented by

Fast-forwarding innovation is key to the energy transition and Initiate is the beating heart of innovation, the essence of Enlit globally.

Initiate offers an unrivalled platform for cutting-edge start-ups and young bright minds, providing opportunities to collaborate with established industry players and investors in the sector.

By bringing them together at Initiate, Enlit Australia encourages existing industry professionals to be inspired by new ideas and new thinking, while the next generation of energy entrepreneurs benefit from gaining invaluable market knowledge from Enlit Australia’s speakers, partners and exhibitors.

We are proud to showcase the following Australian-based start-ups at Initiate! 2023, presented by Startupbootcamp:

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Through a combination of a modular construction method and hydrostatic transmission system, Plithos Renewables aims to develop cost competitive wave energy generators for use in micro-grids and remote desalination before expanding to full-scale grid projects.

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Guzo is an online marketplace that simplifies the process of booking all modes of electric vehicles. They offer e-scooters, e-bikes, and e-cars with flexible rental times and purchasing options. Guzo encourages usage with Guzo points which can be applied for future rewards.


Zawn’s mission is to tackle the issue of ocean plastic pollution through repurposing it into reliable products. Zawn is starting with 100% recycled ocean plastic phone cases, harvested sustainably.

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BOB is striving to create a circular economy from hospitality food waste. BOB aims to transform organic waste into a new, raw material which can be manufactured into packaging for reuse in hospitality. Through a subscription model, hospitality venues in the CBD will receive sustainable packaging in exchange for their organic food waste.


Planté provides urban residents a home gardening solution with a biodegradable planting kit and intelligent guiding platform accessible from a mobile app. Planté provides access to fresh, home grown vegetables without all the work and time of traditional gardening.


“Save it Cards” by Suma Australia aim to resolve the paper business card problem with their "Save It Card" solution: a fully digital and customisable business card that can be rewritten and updated an unlimited number of times.


Environmint is a web browser extension that empowers consumers to make informed green purchase decisions. Environmint provides users with real-time educational information, product comparison, rewards, and a playful shopping experience.

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Mantaray saves in-house sustainability teams the manual work of supply chain analysis by providing a comprehensive database of verified climate-friendly suppliers. This allows sustainability teams to evaluate suppliers and products early in the procurement process so that they can have a meaningful input when suppliers are selected.

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Cable management product that protects EV cables using an adaptable, compact and sturdy design not available in any existing solution.


A simple but rigorous platform that takes the complexity away from evaluating and reducing a company's carbon footprint.


An IoT and software energy management company specialising in demand response for the industrial and commercial sectors.


enosi's Powertracer product is a 24/7 energy traceability software service which tracks real-time energy usage against actual supply.

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Hydroverse has created a tracking, validation and verification method for Hydrogen using a combination of physical monitoring and holochain.


Creating sustainable and environmentally-conscious phone cases made from 100% recycled ocean-bound plastic

Zscore Technologies

ZScore Technologies is working on an AI enabled data solution for energy retailers to understand the consumption patterns of future customers.