Bethesda Green's Be Green Hub Summer Pitch Event, June 17, Bethesda, MD

  • 17 June 2019
  • Start time : 04:00 PM
  • End time : 07:00 PM
  • Event Host : Bethesda Green
  • Event Location : DAI, 7600 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD, 20814, United States
Bethesda Green
Event Description

The Be Green Hub identifies and nurtures green, social impact for-profit start-ups. They look for businesses aligned with their vision for a sustainable, impactful, and purposeful economy.

Join on the afternoon of Monday, June 17th for an opportunity to hear from the Be Green Hub entrepreneurs who are building businesses around innovative solutions to environmental challenges, and adding healthy and sustainable food options to the market.

Presenting Be Green Hub Members

BTU Insight creates solar powered consumer products, including the SunOmatic, a window mounted solar space heater. (2019 Cohort)

Dgrid Energy is the manufacturer, assembler, integrator, and distributor of the Solar Cool Cube, solar powered 20m3 energy station and walk in refrigeration system providing cold storage in emerging markets. (2018 Cohort and Financial Award Recipient)

Elysian Holdings uses industrial hemp to create certifiably compostable packaging and containers. (2019 Cohort)

Future Forward Foods is a health and wellness company that produces healthy, wholesome, engaging consumer packaged goods. (2018 Cohort and Financial Award Recipient)

GOEFER is a plug-load energy solution providing value and savings to every appliance or device connected to our GOEFER Energy Management platform, because every watt matters. (2018 Cohort and Financial Award Recipient)

Last Call connects users, in particular college students, with discounted unsold food from a variety of eateries in order to reduce food waste and provide access to more affordable meal options.  (2019 Cohort)

Living Canopies sells the Living Umbrella, an easy, smart, and environmentally friendly way to grow fruits, vegetables, or beautiful flowering vines above your head, while reducing stormwater flows and reversing the urban heat island effect.  (2019 Cohort)

Sugo Sauces create artisanal premium pesto sauces, which are prepared according to classic Italian recipes using organic, all-natural and locally-sourced ingredients. (2018 Cohort)

Texiles is a startup clothing recycling service dedicated to eliminating clothing waste in the landfill. (2019 Cohort)


  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Bethesda Green
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Keynote Speaker: Amita Shukla

      Amita Shukla is the Founder & CEO at Vitamita and author of Enduring Edge: Transforming How We Think, Create and Change. She is an innovator and entrepreneur focused on creating transformative innovations for human health, well-being, and potential. She regularly advises companies and organizations and has been invited to present over 100 keynotes, lectures, and workshops to innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders in industry, academia, and government. Amita is a member of the board of directors for TEDCO and Bethesda Green. (LinkedIn)
  • Event type
    • Other

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