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OLIO win Viva Technology’s ‘Next European Unicorn’ Tech for Good award!
Frédéric Mazzella, founder of sharing economy unicorn BlaBlaCar, joins OLIO board as non-executive director.
He says: “OLIO’s mission is to reduce our environmental impact by changing our behaviour around food, just as BlaBlaCar is changing the way that 70 million people use their cars.
“I truly see OLIO as the BlaBlaCar for food, and am looking forward to passing on my experience of scaling a sharing economy activity to the point where it can have a real impact.”
Women are leading a food sharing revolution! We’re thrilled to announce that OLIO has WON a UN ‘Momentum for Change’ Climate Action award!
OLIO has been selected as a Google Europe and the Financial Times’ top 100 European business leading digital change!
OLIO win 2 awards at the Sustainable Cities Awards 2018 for ‘Smart Technology’ and ‘Managing Resources’ for their work tackling food waste
OLIO part of Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2018 and feature in this video from Apple
OLIO app features in The Guardian in a 2 week trial to try and reduce this journalist’s waste to zero.2nd May
OLIO have partnered with Pret shops in a few cities to redistribute any unsold food at the end of each day. Their ‘Food Waste Heroes’ programme was featured in The Evening Standard12th April
OLIO have teamed up with Hellmann’s on new campaign, #SaveASpud, to reduce food waste.6th November
Ben Cullen, Community and Content Marketing Manager at OLIO, to speak at London PermaCulture Festival on the 30th July 2017.28th July
OLIO featured in the Huffington Post UK: Food Waste App OLIO Has Become A Lifeline For Those Who Can’t Afford To Feed Themselves7th July
Co-founder Saasha Celestial-One featured on Business Insider UK: The 29 coolest female startup founders in the UK.25th June
Co-founder Tessa Cook featured in first podcast episode by Amazon Web Services Startup Stories: How a social enterprise took off thanks to its super-fan users2nd June
OLIO’s Tessa Cook & Sasha Celestial-One join Silicon Valley trade mission.19th May
OLIO featured on CNN Money: This app is fighting food waste and offering free meals19th May
OLIO featured on the BBC: Nine ways to organise your life in your lunchtime25th April
OLIO launched in Buckinghamshire; Smartphone App aims to tackle food waste in Bucks by sharing with neighbours.20th March
OLIO featured on the NYC Food Policy Centre website: Smartphone Apps Helping to Reduce Hunger17th February
OLIO featured in Food.ee; 6 Tech Trends that are Changing the Way We Eat19th January
OLIO featured in the Fresh Produce Journal; Wrap praises supermarket food waste schemes18th January
OLIO’s ‘Food Waste Hero’ project featured in the The Grocer; Food waste victory as companies pledge to double redistribution17th January
OLIO featured in NewsOK; App Finder: Top apps to help you recycle16th January
OLIO were featured in Business Cloud Magazine; Women blazing a trail in tech: From Camisotti to Hodgson13th December
OLIO featured in online magazine REFINERY29; How Sharing Apps Could Change Your Life (And Save You Money)22nd November
OLIO featured in the Evening Standard; How sharing apps like OLIO could save you money in London22nd November
Co-Founder Tessa Cook interviewed on BBC Business Live7th November
OLIO featured in the Evening Standard; Food for London: OLIO, the app matching surplus food to hungry Londoners4th November
125,000 food items have been saved and shared among OLIO’s users so far this year! Find out more at VentureCrave.16th September
OLIO’s Tessa & Sasha have done some filming with Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty!15th September
OLIO launched in the City of York and were featured on BBC Radio York; Waste not, want not: Food leftovers app launched in York11th August
OLIO were featured in The Independent; Olio app brings food shopping to the sharing economy in bid to tackle waste.20th July
OLIO were featured in The Guardian; tech innovations that could reduce food waste14th July
BBC news featured OLIO on their front page; could tech reduce food waste and help feed the world?17th June
OLIO launched in Cambridge and were featured in Cambridge news; share your extra food or snaffle up others’ extras as food wast app, OLIO, launches in Cambridge16th June
OLIO interviewed on London Live; new app aims to be the answer to London’s food waste8th June
OLIO were featured in The Guardian. Can a Craigslist for cucumbers tackle the UK’s food waste?12th May
OLIO were featured on ITV Meridian news; food-sharing app aims to cut waste.5th May
OLIO were featured on ITV news: “Bakery uses App to help solve food waste crisis”5th March
OLIO were featured in The Telegraph; Feed thy neighbour? There’s an app for that – Xanthe Clay tried out food-sharing app OLIO27th February
OLIO celebrated their Bristol launch with a great pot luck party this weekend.6th February
OLIO listed as one of the week’s top apps by Gizmodo. Check it out here.18th January
OLIO got a nice shout out in this article about mindful shopping to reduce food waste in The Guardian.14th January
The Metro wrote about OLIO today! This app will stop you chucking good food out and give it to your neighbours instead.9th January
OLIO were on ITV news chatting about food waste today! Watch the clip on the OLIO blog.22nd December
OLIO have been listed as one of five handy survival apps for new Londoners in Time Out!4th December
OLIO are in The Mirror newspaper! Former Wonga chief reveals plan to ‘save the world’ by slashing food waste.3rd December