ClimateLaunchpad 2022

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So we’ve scoured the state far and wide, and uncovered some of the smartest, most innovative ideas to tackle climate change in the country. Now it’s time to take their ideas and mould them in to viable green businesses.

First thing’s first. The pre-Boot Camp mini-course.

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Key dates

Boot camp 23-25 May 2022
Webinar 1: Assumptions, experience design, customer discovery 9 June 2022, 17:00-18:00 AEST
Webinar 2: Competitive advantages and work to be done 16 June 2022, 17:00-18:00 AEST
Webinar 3: Your perfect pitch 23 June 2022, 17:00-18:00 AEST
Pitch Panel 13 July 2022, evening (time TBD)
National Pitch Final 9 September 2022, evening (time TBD)
Regional Pitch Final (South-East Asia and Oceania) September 2022 (TBD)
Global Grant Final online) October/November 2022 (TBD)

Meet team CLP

Hans Westerhof

Hans is a certified ClimateLaunchpad Boot Camp trainer with an impressive track record as an entrepreneur building successful start-ups and training entrepreneurs across the globe. Hans is based in Amsterdam and loves meeting the new innovators and entrepreneurs from Down Under. Hans has received outstanding feedback for his “honest, knowledgeable, fun and impactful” style of running the Boot Camps.

Will Soutar

Will is your Queensland ClimateLaunchpad facilitator for Climate-KIC Australia. He will be there with you at your Boot Camps, and provide guidance through the program. Will can leverage his experience in business model, product and system development within fintech start-ups and corporate innovation teams.

Sina Lengelsen

Sina is your Australian ClimateLaunchpad Lead at Climate-KIC Australia, she will guide you through the process and keep you up-to-date on what happens next and provide general advice on the way. With an entrepreneurial mind-set and start-up experience, an education from Harvard University and a strong background in NGO and social enterprise management, international project development and communications, Sina is well equipped to point the next climate change innovators in the right direction. You have questions about the competition? Get in touch!

Jes Hyne

Jes is your Australian ClimateLaunchpad communications & marketing and tweeter-at-large at Climate-KIC Australia, she’ll be with you at the bootcamps making sure you sound smart and look cute, which is to say, your cameras are turned on and you have access to a mic. Get in touch if you need any tech-related assistance, or have ideas for promo or saw a really good tweet.

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Ultimo, NSW 2007 Australia

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