$50k @ EMA
The Environmental Media Association Future Innovator of the Year Challenge is now accepting applications, awarding a $50k prize that includes ongoing mentorship for a startup addressing environmental challenges. Six finalists will receive RT airfare and lodging to present at the LA finals. Learn more about the challenge and how to apply here.
About EMA Innovator Challenge:
The Environmental Media Association (EMA), a nonprofit 501(c)3, is a diverse subsection of entertainment industry influencers, entrepreneurs in business, and green icons dedicated to the mission of promoting environmental progress. EMA serves as a valuable link between the world of media and the environmental community, working tirelessly to bring the planet’s most pressing issues to the forefront and make true change by inspiring millions of people across the globe to live sustainable lifestyles and to use their voice to help the planet.
EMA’s first grant-based program, The EMA Future Innovator of the Year Challenge presented by New Pacific Holdings, LLC, seeks out the most important innovations moving us into a circular and sustainable economy with business solutions in all sectors. Our goal is to promote game changing entrepreneurs, exposing them to a room full private and public corporations, incubators and funding sources.
They are looking for early-stage innovations that fit into the model of a green and sustainable economy. Six finalists will pitch their innovations at the 2019 EMA IMPACT Summit in Beverly Hills on May 29-30.
The prize is a $50,000 grant and access to the EMA’s board of advisors.
Applicants must submit an application form which asks you to provide a business plan. They encourage submitting as much information as you can supply (marketing plan, social presence, etc.)