The successful teams will take part in the ClimateLaunchpad National program which kicks off with a multi-day digital Boot Camp. The trainers will teach you all you need to know about jump-starting your business.
Step 2: Intensive coaching and National Finals
The Boot Camp is followed by a period of intensive coaching. You’ll perfect your pitch, value proposition as well as a business model.
Step 3: Regional Finals
The top teams of each country go to the Regional Finals where they pitch in front of the region’s best and brightest. The crème de la crème is chosen to compete in the digital Global Grand Final.
Step 4: Global Grand Final
The best teams in the world pitch against each other on the international stage. The overall winner of the Global Grand Final receives € 10,000, the runner-up gets € 5,000 and the idea that comes in third place wins € 2,500.
Does this business have the potential for strong growth and create jobs doing so?
Does it address an important environmental or social issue?
Innovation or Technology Potential
Is there strong new technology?
Is there a strong new business model?
Or an idea with an existing technology/business model
Is there a significant climate impact?
Is the climate impact significant in this business sector?
Strength Management Team
Is there an entrepreneurial spirit in the team?
How complete is the team for the task at hand?
Does the team have prior start-up experience?
Quality of Pitch
How to Apply?
You can only enter ClimateLaunchpad in your own country. Apply by filling out the application form for which you’ll answer questions like what problem you are solving and what climate impact you expect to make. No need for a business plan just yet. Climate Launchpad will help you strengthen your plan or teach you how to create one.