Nominations Open for Green Alley Award 2019

Deadline: 25 June 2019

Nominations are open for Green Alley Award 2019 for startups and entrepreneurs in the circular economy.

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The Awards mission is to turn the linear into a circular economy and transform the waste and recycling industry as they  know it today.

A committee of experts will then analyse their pitch deck and the six finalists will be announced in September.

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  • An all-day event in Berlin provides great networking and learning opportunities, and the big pitch final in the evening offers plenty of benefits for the six finalists, as well as the one and only winner:
    • Finalists:
      • Feedback from high-ranking circular economy experts and startup mentors
      • Networking opportunities and new business contacts
      • Pitch to potential investors and the media
    • Winner: 25,000 Euro in cash
    • Crowed award:
      • One-day workshop conditioning applicants  for their perfect crowd campaign
      • Option for a crowdfunding campaign with Seedmatch or partner platforms
      • Individual support for applicants and their campaign with an exclusive media package & budget

Eligibility Criteria

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The participants shall meet the follwoing conditions to participate in the Green Alley Award:

  • Persons: Individuals and groups developing their own business idea and who wish to start a business on this basis, as well as young companies or startups in the startup and growth phase and doing business. Winners of previous Green Alley Award competitions are excluded from participation. Finalists and other participants from previous Green Alley Award competitions may apply again for the current competition by submitting the required application documents. Such participants will join the competition at the current terms and conditions and will not be dealt with separately.
  • Countries: Since the Green Alley Award 2019 is a European business competition, only startups located in Europe are allowed to apply.
  • Projects: Only business models related to the topic of the “circular economy” which deal specifically with digital circular economy, recycling and the prevention of waste are eligible to participate in the 2019 competition.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

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