Combat climate change with the National Postcode Lottery


Get in the Ring and the Dutch National Postcode Lottery are looking for startups and scaleups to combat climate change together.

To face the issues of our time, the Postcode Lottery wants to boost and support startups that are ready to speed up the transition towards a low carbon economy.

Green startups
The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is one of the world’s largest competitions in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship. Green startups from all over the world can submit their promising sustainable business plans. The winner will receive 500,000 euros to further develop the product or service, and to bring it to the market. The runner-up will receive 200,000 euros and the three other finalists receive 100,000 euros each. An international jury selects the winner and runner-up.

A low carbon economy
The Dutch Postcode Lottery started the competition in 2007, after being inspired by president Clinton to look for those dedicated entrepreneurs with briljant green business plans. Plans that are ready to speed up the transition towards a low carbon economy. The answers to the issues of our time are allready in front of us. But it takes entrepreneurs like the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge finalists to present us with sustainable solutions and get them out into the world.


Walter van Teeffelen

About Walter van Teeffelen

Walter van Teeffelen woont sinds 1981 in Den Haag en houdt zich als Hoofdredacteur van met meerdere zaken bezig. Hij heeft veel ervaring met het schrijven van artikelen en andere stukken over internationaal zaken doen. Met een achtergrond van (culturele) Fondsenwerving is Walter een enorme aanwinst voor


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