Sir Richard Branson is a business magnate, investor and philanthropist. Richard has been involved in the competition since the beginning. After serving on the jury in 2007, he returned in 2013 as chair of the jury. He shares six quick tips that every young entrepreneur should bear in mind when starting up.


Your company will reach a whole new level from the opportunities that the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge brings you. Even if you don’t win. Read here what former finalists gained from the experience of participating in the competition.


Many entrepreneurs who submit their idea to the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge are inspired to make parts of our everyday life more sustainable. Here are some examples of winners, finalists and nominees that show us how we can make our own contribution to a greener world.


When filling out the entry form of the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge you already have to decide who from your team will represent the company in Amsterdam if you make it to the final. Here are some considerations for taking that decision.



Got a great green business plan to submit to the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge? Then you’ll also need a pitch video, which is one of the required elements for the competition. Here are some tips for making a good video to help kick-start your creativity!



From all around the world, entrepreneurs are submitting their green business plans. While that’s great, we always feel that we can do better. For example, we know that there are still a lot of entrepreneurs who’ve never heard of us. As such, this year we’re scouting the world for promising start-ups. Meet our start-up scout, Linda Vermaat, a woman with a mission!



Our annual global search for start-ups that combat climate change started again today! Green start-ups can submit their business plan on this website. The winner will receive €500,000 to develop their product or service and introduce it to the market. The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is one of the biggest annual competitions in the field of sustainable business. Start-ups from around the world can take part.