Eco Innovator November 2011
Daintree Networks a GoingGreen
Global 200 Winner
Daintree Networks, Inc, a provider
of wireless lighting control solutions for intelligent buildings, has
been chosen by US based AlwaysOn as one of the GoingGreen Global 200 winners.
AlwaysOn said inclusion in
the GoingGreen Global 200 signifies leadership and game-changing approaches
and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched
Daintree Networks was selected
on five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder
value, and media buzz. "With the industry's first standards-based,
wireless platform for lighting, Daintree makes saving energy in commercial
buildings simpler, lower-cost and more intelligent," said AlwaysOn.
"The company's innovative
solution, ControlScope, uses powerful software and wireless networking
to automatically control lighting and other energy loads, saving up to
70 per cent of an enterprise's lighting energy costs while providing facilities
with comprehensive energy management and smart grid tools."
Daintree Networks is funded
by Australian venture capitalists Lend Lease Ventures and Jolimont Capital.
Tony Perkins, founder and editor
of AlwaysOn, said "Picking this year's GoingGreen Global 200 was
a very competitive process, as literally dozens of great greentech companies
are emerging out of the pack, raising big money, and gaining significant
"This year's winners
clearly represent some of the highest-growth opportunities we've seen
in the private company marketplace and underscore that many of the greentech
sectors VCs have been betting on are booming."
The GoingGreen Global 200 winners
were selected from among thousands of domestic and international green
technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and
greentech industry insiders.