Our friends at Sustainable Life Media will hold their second annual Sustainable Brands Innovation Open on June 7. Applications must be completed by tomorrow, May 8th for a chance to pitch your startup idea for valuable experience and awards.
Submissions will be considered in two categories: Idea Stage – must have a complete business plan and no more than $100k in invested friends and family money, or early venture stage – must have no more than $1M in external capital invested.
Ten start-ups will be selected to participate in the exchange from an expected group of as many as 100 submissions by a panel of judges to include: Steve Bishop, who leads IDEO’s Sustainability Practice; Boyd Cohen, serial entrepreneur and entrepreneurship professor; Jonathan Greenblatt, founder or Ethos Water and faculty member at the UCLA Anderson School of Management; R. Paul Herman, founder of HIP Investor; Fast Company staff writer Anya Kamenetz; Kelly Lauber, director of Sustainable Business & Innovation at Nike; Stuart Rudick founding partner, Mindful Investors; KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz, founder and CEO of Sustainable Life Media; and Andrew Winston, author of Green to Gold.
For more information, visit the SB10 site.