Green Alley: Inviting Applications for start-ups and entrepreneurs in the circular economy to find creative people with innovative ideas about how to turn waste into a sustainable business model.

Donor Name: Green Alley
Funding name: Green Alley Award 2017

Funding brief: The Green Alley Award is an annual European prize for start-ups and entrepreneurs in the circular economy, initiated in 2014 by a group of strong partners in Germany’s entrepreneurial eco-system. This is the first start-up award to recognize promising business ideas that contribute to building a circular economy and improving the waste and recycling industry as we know it today. The aim of Green Alley is to find creative people with innovative ideas about how to turn waste into a sustainable business model.

Deadline: 25th, July, 2017

Funding details link:

Funding limit: All our finalists:
● are invited to the final in Berlin
● will receive advice from our experts and experienced start-ups during our workshop in Berlin
● will get networking opportunities and new business contacts in the environmental industry
● will pitch in front of our Jury and international audience
● Apart from our beautifully upcycled award trophy, the one and only Green Alley Award winner receives up to 30,000 Euros in cash and services:
● Cash prize of 7000 €
● customized one-day workshop with a topic to choose (E-Commerce/Online-Marketing and -Strategies or Organizational development) as well as a one-on-one mentoring from start-up coach Ron Immink
● dedicated PR support for at least 1/2 year
● Speaker placement
● Free tickets for SLUSH, a start-up event in Helsinki (including travelling costs for up to two persons)
● Free annual subscription to RECYCLING magazine
● The possibility to receive crowd funding, or to take part in a UK accelerator programme
● One-on-one mentoring from our partner BGV in their UK premises”
● A desk in the BGV office for up to 1 day whenever visiting London (until May 2018)
An invitation to BGVs Tech for Good event in London including a community announcement-slot
The possibility to pitch in front of the Green Alley management board for an investment”

Project start date: Not Found
Project duration: Not Found
Eligible organization: As below

You can apply for the Green Alley Award no matter what stage of development your business has reached, whether you are a founder with a rough idea or a small business just starting to grow, they are open to new concepts and look forward to your application.
● Even national boundaries are irrelevant: they are looking for start-ups from all around the world interested in entering the European market.
● There is only one must-have: Your business idea must be related to waste.
● If you have found
● Product, service or technology to help avoid, reduce, reuse, recycle or transform waste, or to revolutionize the management of resources
● A way of raising awareness of recycling and waste challenges

Submission mail: N/A

Other important link:
● Guideline:
● Apply:
● Form (online):

How to apply: All you need to do is to
● fill out a short start-up profile: please give us the most important facts about you and your start-up
● send us your pitch deck, introducing your business idea in a more detailed manner


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