Toucan Ventures is an incubator and venture capital fund with offices in Hong Kong, Nairobi, Bangkok and Bahrain. When the soon-to-be-opened London branch needed help sourcing technology for its new team, they came to us.
What did they need?
They had an immediate need for laptops and phones for their new team. They were keen to get Apple devices but also wanted a cost-effective solution, two requirements that are often mutually exclusive.
What did they get?
To keep the costs down while satisfying the need for Apple devices, we recommended our good-as-new refurbished devices, supplying five 2019 MacBook Airs, a 2019 MacBook Pro 16 inch and eight iPhone 64GB 8s on our sim-only plans. Everything is on our Two Year Eco Lease.
What did they save?
By choosing refurbished devices, Nest saved:
£4,119.36 compared to buying new.
1,524kg of CO2. Buying new would have created 1716kg, while refurbished devices are responsible for just 92kg. That’s a saving of 79% and the equivalent to driving from London to Edinburgh 13 times.