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About the SEA

The SEA - Sustainable Entrepreneurship Award, launched in 2012, annually presents awards to enterprises, projects and ideas which address a social or ecological problem by combining innovative solutions with a profitable commercial strategy. More than 2,000 submissions from over 100 countries worldwide have been received in the course of the last years.

The Best Project is awarded the jury prize of EUR 10,000.

What began six years ago with a classical award, became meanwhile a many-sided and extensive initiative of funding and advancement possibilities around the SEA. The company future4you is the organization responsible for all activities around the SEA. Building up on the experienced SEA-Team, a new independent, completely autonomous business is working behind the SEA, which will work to broaden the portfolio and program of measurements:

  • SEA – international Award to honor and support entrepreneurs who have recognized a social problem and linked its solution with an innovative and profitable business idea
  • Interface –Network between Investors and sustainable innovations
  • Consulting – Funding, marketing and communication, implementations and developments for new SE-products and their area of operations

The goal is to identify and accelerate the best entrepreneurial solutions to earth´s biggest challenges by connecting entrepreneurs, investors and incubators to create a livable future.

SEA 2017:

This year´s SEA event takes place at the end of November in Vienna (Austria). The date will be announced within the next weeks. We start with the pitching session of the 15 finalists in the morning. After a lunch break we finish the presentations in the afternoon. The winners will be awarded at the big celebration party in the evening which is a great chance for networking and meeting potential investors. The participants are primarily about 200 entrepreneurs and investors.