CAN WE HELP YOU?
We are looking for 5 early stage projects in the area of energy, transportation, waste minimisation, and building carbon efficiency.
Are you working on an idea, a project or growing a business that help Wellington lower carbon emissions?
Early stage projects
Get your ideas into action!
Are you working on a project that is ready to take to the next level? We're ready to support people to get their projects off the ground with a burst of energy and support.
Help your startup grow!
Do you have a team, business or opportunity you are already building that could use more support, profile and funding to grow?
LET'S GROW YOUR BUSINESS!
The Low Carbon Challenge is designed to help you find your audience and customers, connect with mentors and champions, grow your brand and launch a supported crowdfunding campaign.
Over the 8 week programme you'll join a group of great innovators and entrepreneurs growing their projects, get stuck into a hui / hackthon, workshops and supported networking events.
3 teams will win the chance to have up to a $15,000 crowdfunding campaign match funded.
CONNECTIONS & COMMUNITY
Find your people
Meet mentors, experts and join a community of entrepreneurs and innovators who are all working towards Wellington Low Carbon Future.
Build your skills
Upskill yourself and your team in a workshop series designed to help you clarify your customers, your marketing, your community.
Up to $15K FUNDING SUPPORT
Matched funding for your crowdfunding!
Fri 27th May: Expressions of interest close
Mon August 2nd: Applications open
Tues September 5th: Teams selected
Sept / Oct: Challenge events and workshops
Early November: Finale and crowdfunding
Blog & Updates
Stuck for ideas? Looking for inspiration? Check out some examples of work leading carbon innovation from right here at home and around the world.