Calling all start-ups: Apply now for "Startup Champs goes Greentech"

Contest by the start-up hotspots of Hamburg, Munich, Cologne and Berlin - deadline on September 5
27 August 2021
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Green tech or green technology start-ups now have until the deadline of September 5, 2021 to enter their ideas online for the virtual “Startup-Champs goes Greentech” pitch on September 16, 2021. The virtual event will be held across the start-up hotspots of Hamburg, Berlin, Munich, Cologne. Hamburg Invest's Startup-Unit, which is the main point of contact for founders with a scientific background and others, is also involved in the event. Hamburg's pitch event will be held at the Innovation Hub Factory Hammerbrooklyn.

Startup Champs goes Greentech

Start-ups with a tech-orientated, scalable business model and ideas for a greener planet are eligible to apply. The ideas can range from resource conservation, biodiversity, a circular economy, waste avoidance, clean technology,  sustainable mobility and energy, smart city to fair fashion. The public also has a unique opportunity to vote on the ideas pitched meaning the entire population can participate and get a behind-the-scenes look at the start-up world as well.

Deadline on September 5

The competition highlights ideas and solutions that combat climate change and adapt to the phenomenon. Many companies are creating technical innovations that benefit the economy overall and people's everyday lives and shape a sustainable and environment-friendlier future at the same time. The collaborative event promotes Germany as a centre of start-ups especially those with sustainable business ideas and raises both their national and international visibility. 

Founders are invited to upload a maximum 90-second pitch video of their ideas to Winners can expect attractive regional and national prizes such as a wildcard for the media:net Investor's Dinner, a three-month membership of WeWork co-working spaces  worldwide and a 90-minute PR workshop by PIABO PR.


Startup-Unit Hamburg - main point of contact 

Hamburg Invest's Startup-Unit offers support and information from a single source to people interested in starting a business and to founders focusing on knowledge and technology-oriented business models. The Startup Unit is the main point of contact for all queries about offers for start-ups, funding as well as important events and networks in Hamburg.