Previous Editions

Online | 2020

  • 3020 green business ideas
  • 780 teams accepted
  • 56 countries

Winners

  • Cassetex Bangladesh
  • SOSEI Uruguay
  • Carbon Craft Design India

"We need the creativity and inspiration of start-ups."

Diederik Samsom, Head of cabinet for the First Vice-President of the European Commission

Amsterdam | 2019

Nice and comfy in our HQ home base country for the biggest edition yet

  • 2600 green business ideas
  • 900 teams accepted
  • 53 countries

Winners

  • Leafy Ke Kenya
  • MACLEC India
  • Enerdrape Switzerland

"Start-ups are definitely one of the ways to push innovation further."

Constantijn van Oranje, Special Envoy Techleap.nl

Scotland | 2018

Edinburgh set the perfect stage for our 2018 Global Grand Final

  • 1500 green business ideas
  • 440 teams accepted
  • 44 countries

Winners

  • ECO2Blocks Portugal
  • JSP India
  • Crover Scotland

“Entrepreneurs like to go fast and fighting climate change is all about speed.”

Dawn Lippert, CEO Elemental Excelerator

Cyprus | 2017

The sunny city of Limassol rocked our 2017 Global Grand Final

  • 1008 green business ideas
  • 389 teams accepted
  • 35 countries

Winners

  • Bio Alkanol Gel Kenya
  • MeduSoil Switzerland
  • Vienna Textile Lab Austria

“Instead of talking about the problem here are people who actually think and act to solve the problem.”

Eugene Kandel, CEO Start-Up Nation Central

Estonia | 2016

We can still feel that Tallinn energy we got during our 2016 Global Grand Final

  • 693 green business ideas
  • 268 teams accepted
  • 30 countries

Winners

  • Gleather Estonia
  • Sponge Turkey
  • Chrysalis England

“There is not one cure, there will be thousands of little cures. That will fix climate change.”

Frans Nauta, founder ClimateLaunchpad

The Netherlands | 2015

Amsterdam and its funky vibe hosted our 2015 Global Grand Final

  • 735 green business ideas
  • 271 teams accepted
  • 28 countries

Winners

  • Desert Control Norway
  • Arctus Iceland
  • ReLaDe Estonia

“The best opportunity for start-ups to learn about business.”

Tomasz Pajak, participant

UK | 2014

  • 211 green business ideas
  • 70 teams accepted
  • 11 countries

Winners

  • Wavetube
  • Desolenator
  • Cambond