PowerUp! is the biggest regional competition for energy start-ups in central and eastern Europe (CEE). The aim of the competition is to select and accelerate the best CEE start-ups working on the sustainable energy.
The Global Challenges Prize 2017: A New Shape offers US$5 million in awards for the best ideas for a global governance framework that can better manage the threats posed by four interlinked ‘mega-risks’: climate change, environmental damage, conflict and extreme poverty.
Orange Digital Ventures finances entrepreneurs from around the world whose ambition is to imagine, design and develop tomorrow’s services and technologies that are in line with Orange’s fields of expertise, inculding smart home and smart city solutions.
Venturespring Ignite structured 6 week acceleration programme with Discretionary investment of between $10,000 – $5 million, access to Venturespring mentors and high profile business leaders, access and intros to carefully curated corporate resources, strategic startup-corporate match making for long term partnership opportunities to help startups monetize, access and intros to high profile investors in the form of angels, family offices, venture capitalists, and corporate venture divisions who might want to invest further funds into the startup business, and an invitation for one person to a Summit on Necker Island, where the startup will have the opportunity to meet with the world’s most successful business leaders such as Richard Branson.
An initiative of Emmanuel Macron, President of France to researchers, teachers, students, business, entrepreneurs and non-governmental organizations anywhere in the world to move to France and make our planet great again.
The Nokia Open Innovation Challenge is a call for ideas, technologies, and new business models in Internet of Things. Particular attention will be given to solutions that use the power of technology to save and improve lives.