The Startup Climate Action, an initiative of Sting and Norrsken is open to applications from talents who want to turn their vision into reality and unleash potentials. It is a challenge-driven initiative on a mission to create and accelerate startups that bring solutions to fight climate change.
If you have an idea on how to solve one of the climate challenges, or missing an idea but you believe you can contribute anyway? This opportunity is for you.
Who Should Apply For The Startup Climate Action
Are you an entrepreneur, innovator, problem solver, or super-talent with a passion for the future of the planet? Do you have a solution, innovation, or startup that helps fight climate change? Then you should join Startup Climate Action!
Through the world-class ecosystems and networks of Sting and Norrsken and together with amazing Climate Champions and Partners, the startup climate actions will offer selected ideas and teams the best imaginable support to realize their idea and dream, increasing your chances of success and impact.
Startup Climate Action offers you a unique opportunity to access Sting’s extensive experience in coaching and accelerating startups, many of which have become household names in Sweden and beyond, along with Norrsken’s ability to pack a punch and make waves in the impact ecosystem.
Together, Startup Climate Action knowledge and network can turn your ideas into a business.
How It Works
The Startup Climate Action initiative contains four blocks to accelerate the creation and growth of your idea and startup; Ideation, Deep Dive, Test Drive & Accelerator.
You can participate in the challenge with an idea or without an idea. The platform offers matchmaking functionality to form startup teams. If you participate with an idea you can find your team members and form your star-quality team through the platform. If you participate without an idea you can browse ideas and request to join and contribute to the ideas that you find most interesting.
All kinds of talents and brilliant minds are needed in startup teams, so don’t hesitate! Join the challenge now to help save our planet.
The entire challenge are in following four stages;
Ideation (Get inspired and connected) – June 6 – August 2
In the Ideation phase, Start Climate Action brings together ideas and talents, and inspire you to take climate action. You can sign up with an idea or contribute to an existing idea or team.
Deep Dive (Refine your idea) August 20 – September 13
In the Deep Dive phase, your team will receive individual coaching and an invitation to a one-day Bootcamp to help develop the startup, business model, and team.
Test Drive (Validate your idea) – October 12 – November 23
The Test Drive program is a pre-accelerator program by Sting & Norrsken where you are given the tools to test and validate your business idea
Accelerator (Grow faster and smarter) – Spring 2021
In 2021 Sting will run a dedicated Climate Action Accelerator for up to 6 carefully selected startups, providing tailored support to the most promising teams.
The deadline of the ideation stage for the challenge is August 2, 2020, 23:59. If you have ideas on how to fight climate change, this is for you. Participate using this link; https://join.startupclimateaction.com/en/challenges/openinnovation/pages/timeline?lang=en
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