Frans on green business. Plus: How winning awards does nothing for business success.

Hey all,

On the competition side of things: all is under control and running smoothly. So far 1,264 green business ideas applied across the globe. Will we hit the magic 2,000 this year? #keepcounting #keepthemcoming #record

Why winning awards is not always a good thing
We have said it before, ClimateLaunchpad is not about winning. It is about the training, coaching and network that help build successful businesses.

Of course, it is great to win and being an entrepreneur sparks a competitive drive – nothing wrong with that. But there are downsides to winning awards that may even stagnate business success. Paying customers make a business thrive, winning competitions does not. This short blog explains.

And as usual, here are a few recent good reads on green business:

Hope you have a great day,

Frans Nauta
Founder ClimateLaunchpad

PS. Our partner HelloTomorrow has launched their 6th edition of The Global Challenge for deep tech early-stage start-ups. Check out the details here. Applications close on September 13th 2019.


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