So you want to change the world, and you have just the idea on one thing you can do to affect that change. Want to run a restaurant to hire at-risk youth? Want to teach women to sew their own clothes to save money?
Genecis, a student startup devoted to recycling food scraps into value-added products, has won the $5,000 second-place prize in the early-stage category of the inaugural RBC Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Toronto-based Platterz knows they’re working in a crowded marketplace; whether you’re looking to skip a lineup before ordering food for lunch, or looking for food delivery to the office, there really is no shortage of food startups looking to become the next big convenient thing.