Green Alley Award

A business competition intended to support, fund and promote green economy start-up companies and eco-entrepreneurs from across Europe.

Being part of the Green Alley Award helps the business idea to gain visibility in the green and circular economy sector all around Europe. Finalists are invited to a one-day event with workshops and live pitches in Berlin where they will meet circular economy experts and benefit from networking and learning opportunities.

All finalists:

  • are invited to the final in Berlin;
  • will receive advice from experts and experienced start-ups during the workshop in Berlin;
  • will get networking opportunities and new business contacts in the environmental industry; and
  • will pitch in front of a Jury and international audience

Beside an upcycled award trophy, the Green Alley Award winner receives up to €30,000 in cash and services:

  • a cash prize of €7,000;
  • a customised one-day workshop with a topic to choose (E-Commerce/Online-Marketing and -Strategies or Organisational development) as well as a one-on-one mentoring from start-up coach Ron Immink;
  • dedicated PR support for at least six months;
  • speaker placement;
  • free tickets for SLUSH, a start-up event in Helsinki (including travelling costs for up to two persons);
  • a free annual subscription to RECYCLING magazine;
  • the possibility to receive crowdfunding, or to take part in a UK accelerator programme;
  • a 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; and
  • the possibility to pitch in front of the Green Alley management board for an investment.