€500,000 @ Green Startup Competition

Apply by this Wednesday to the Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge, a startup competition that offers a €500,000 prize and expert coaching to entrepreneurs working within sustainability. Learn more about the program and how to apply here.

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About Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge:

The Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge is one of the world's largest competitions in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship. Green start-ups from all over the world can submit their promising sustainable business plans. Postcode is dedicated to entrepreneurs with brilliant green business plans that are ready to speed up the transition towards a low carbon economy. 

The Opportunity:

Green entrepreneurs can submit their sustainable business plans for review to be chosen as a finalist for the Green Challenge competition. After the entry period the organization will announce the 25 nominees who have a chance of becoming a finalist. Five finalists will then be selected for the final round of the competition, where they will present their business plan in front of a selected audience and an international panel of experts during the grand final in the Netherlands in 2019. After the decision round the judges will announce the winner of the €500,000 as well as the runner‐up who will win €200,000 and the three other finalists who will receive €100,000 each. No shares, no returns, just support.

Eligibility:

  • You are an innovative entrepreneur with an idea to tackle climate change.

  • You have a proven business plan to execute on.

  • You have a product/service that contributes to a greener planet.

  • Your product/service should be developed enough to go to market in 2 years.

  • You are able to pitch your business plan in English.

Deadline: May 1, 2019

Interested?

APPLY HERE and let them know that you found this opportunity through Next Gen!

Alex Gordon