Application Open for SDGs GLOBAL STARTUP COMPETITION!!

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Led by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO),the Sustainable Development Goals Global Startup Competition aims to encourage the global innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem to embrace sustainability and to deliver impact during the United Nations Decade of Action starting this year. This initiative sets out to reach a common goal, to set innovation at the forefront of sustainable development in corporations and destinations.

Eligibility Criteria

Startups from all walks of life, from all over the world and all economic sectors are invited to participate if meeting the following criteria:

  • Be innovative in nature providing value-added solutions
  • Be sustainability-driven
  • Be scalable: to have potential for international growth and potential to be applied in corporations and destinations (countries, regions)
  • Be an Early Stage or Series A startup
  • Have a tested pilot and business plan
  • Have been accelerated before
  • Have a full-time team

Benefits

Benefits for winning startups include but are not limited to:

  • Pitch at a UNWTO Demo Day
  • Curated mentorship programme including one-on-one and in-group sessions focused on Intellectual Property (IP), sustainability, business and leadership
  • Access to technological support
  • Connection to the UNWTO Innovation Network
  • Potential pilot project with private sector collaborators and institutions.

Details of the competition

Competition Launched: July 14,2020

Application Deadline: September 20, 2020

Application: Apply Here

For more information,visit SDGs Global Startup Competition