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Call for candidates: Greenlab, clap 8th!

Archive 06.11.2018

The acceleration programme for environmental entrepreneurship and circular economy for start-ups is launching its 8th edition. Do you have an entrepreneurial project with a sustainable dimension and would like to benefit from personalised support for a period of 6 months? Sign up now!

Financed by the Brussels-Capital region, it aims to stimulate the development of green entrepreneurship at regional level en to give all future Brussels entrepreneurs the tools needed to create their company.

Over a 6-month period, around 15 teams of 2-5 people with complementary and varied profiles are supported in the creation of their future start-up.

Coaching, workshops and field work

The cycle provides collective sessions, workshops, personalised coaching and access to a panel of specialised experts. The particularity of the programme is that it includes a sustainable and circular dimension in the business model and throughout the preparation of the business project.

The programme is organised as follows :

A step of exploration and meetings between the candidates

  • Am I an entrepreneur?
  • Associate and collaborate

A working step on the market opportunity

  • Identify the market opportunity
  • Integrating the circular economy principles and the notion of resilience
  • Developing your innovative business model
  • Designing your solution

A field-testing phase

  • Achieving the first sales
  • Testing your product / service
  • Validating your solution

A financing phase

  • Drafting a financial plan
  • Speaking with investors

During the programme, you will be required to draft a business plan and to present your project during a final pitch session.

4 good reasons to get involved with

  1. Reduce the risks by testing your project
  2. Prepare a convincing business plan for investors and other sources of funding
  3. Acquire lasting entrepreneurial skills
  4. Be part of a unique network of entrepreneurs and coaches in the environmental and circular sectors

If you project stands out, you can benefit from:

The award

  • Three months rent in the GreenBizz incubator
  • An exclusive place for pitching your project to the Be Angels business angels network
  • Customised support during your first year from and external consultants

Triodos Sustainable Impact Award

€2,500 offered by Banque Triodos to launch

Interested? Register before 28 november 2018!

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