Blue Earth Summmit

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Europe's Leading Pitch Competition for Planet Positive Business

Are you a visionary startup or scaleup focused on making a positive impact on our planet?

The BE100 competition is designed to fast-track innovation in climate health. We are inviting 1,000 business solutions to apply for the chance to pitch their ideas to hundreds of impact investors, with a collective access to £100 million in funding. Don’t miss this opportunity to accelerate your growth and contribute to a sustainable future.


Business Invitations


Funding access

To ensure a level playing field, BE100 applications are categorised based on business turnover


For early-stage innovators

Up to £1m in revenue

Pre-seed/seed funding rounds

Start application now


For established brands with proven traction

£1m to £10m in revenue or raising £1m+

Seed to Series A funding rounds

Start application now


For businesses with clear market penetration and global demand

£10m+ in revenue or raising £10m+

Series A/B and beyond

Start application now

BE100 Application Timeline and Selection Process

Applications Open in June

Submit your entry for a chance to be part of this prestigious competition.

Pitch Selection

From the BE100, 30 exceptional startups will be chosen to pitch to a panel of investors.

Shortlisting to BE100

All applications will be reviewed and narrowed down to the top 100 - the BE100


Six finalists, two from each category, will compete for the top spot at the Blue Earth Summit in October.

Previous BE100 Businesses Include


BE100 2021 & 2023
Earthshot Finalist

Developing a new generation of cleaner, sustainable tyres for electric vehicles (EVs), disrupting a £200 billion global tyre market.

Magical Mushroom

BE100 2023

Harnessing the natural flexibility and strength of mycelium, the material structure of fungi, to grow mushroom packaging.


BE100 2021

A pioneering outdoor clothing brand, born from a love of the sea, with two decades of innovation in sustainability.


BE100 2023

Transforming the ocean's most harmful plastic into exceptional eyewear and purposeful products for adventure.

Water Bear

BE100 2023

The home of short films, stories, and documentaries covering positive solutions to our changing world.

Our partners

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  • JoelsonJoelson
  • SeedrsSeedrs

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