Are you an innovative entrepreneur with a sustainable business plan that contributes to an eco-friendly lifestyle and reduces greenhouse-gas emissions? Your plan might be worth €500,000!
Postcode Lottery Green Challenge, the biggest global search for the best green business plan, is receiving applications for 2017.
The competition is for bright entrepreneurs that successfully combine sustainability, entrepreneurship and creativity. The winner receives €500,000 to further develop the service or product and bring it to market within the next two year. The runner-up will receive €200,000.
Entrepreneurs from all over the world can submit their sustainable business plans until the first of June, 2017. All entries must be submitted in English. By the middle of July, the organization will announce the 25 nominees who are qualified to run towards becoming a finalist.
Five finalists will be selected by mid-August for the final round of the competition. These five finalists will be invited to come to the grand finale at Amsterdam on September 14, where the business plans will be presented in front of a selected audience and an international panel of experts.
The winner will not only take home 500,000 euros, the winner also gets expert coaching and help in bringing these idea to market.
The Green Challenge competition is organized by the Postcode Lottery (active in The Netherlands, Sweden, the UK and Germany).