Welcome to Green Mentorship Award

The Zennström Green Mentorship Award was created by Zennström Philanthropies to support individual clean tech startups as well shine a spotlight on entrepreneurs in Sweden working to tackle climate change and create a low carbon future.

The GMA programme for 2014/2015 is expanding to provide business mentorship for 4 startups with the overall winner receiving personal mentorship from Niklas Zennström.  We are pleased to announce that year are partnering with Cleantech Inn, Serendipity Innovations, Venture Cup and VINNOVA.

Over the course of 1 year, the Zennström Green Mentorship Award is offering a comprehensive business development and mentorship programme for a cohort of Swedish entrepreneurs with disruptive or transformative technologies to take advantage of the commercial and business development opportunities available on the market.

Apply before September 30th 2014 if you are

  • A clean technology Swedish entrepreneur in need of a mentor
  • Looking for tailored business development advice
  • Seeking networking and meeting opportunities with potential customers
  • Willing to be part of a leading network of clean tech start-ups

Here is a video of Niklas talking about the importance of clean tech entrepreurship in creating a low carbon world.


The overall winner receives personal mentorship from Niklas Zennström, access to tailored business development advice and funding of 1 MSEK from VINNOVA. The 3 finalists will receive business mentorship (to be decided) as well as access tailored business development advice.

The Zennstrom Green Mentorship Award is open for applications on the 12th June. You can find out more about the application here.

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