BOOST 2020: The Midwest’s Emerging Entrepreneurs in Sustainability, November 10, 6 - 8pm

  • 10 November 2020
  • Start time : 06:00 PM
  • End time : 08:00 PM
  • Event Host : Delta Institute
BOOST 2020: The Midwest’s Emerging Entrepreneurs in Sustainability
Event Description

BOOST is a platform for early-stage entrepreneurs with innovative products and services to provide sustainable change in the Midwest. BOOST 2020 will be a virtual showcase, welcoming hundreds of supporters to participate in selecting this year’s winners.

Included Activities: 

  • Debut Night Talkback: Your ticket also grants you access to an optional BOOST Debut Night Talkback to hear more from this year’s entrepreneurs. The talkback will start at approximately 7:00 p.m. Central, immediately following the release of our BOOST presentation at 6:00 p.m.
  • Supporting Sustainability: With no venue costs this year, 100% of your tax-deductible contribution will be used to support emerging entrepreneurs in sustainability as well as the mission of Delta Institute.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Delta Institute
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • This year’s finalists include:

      Chicago Environmental Educators: The purpose of this group is to create a supportive network for Chicago educators who teach science and environmental science in the formal classroom setting. The mission is to share scientific resources while addressing environmental justice issues in the community.

      Dynamhex.: Dynamhex helps communities quickly measure their total carbon footprint and devise solutions and empower climate action to reduce emissions over time.

      Mycocycle: Got trash? Mycocyle has trained mushrooms to eat asphalt and other toxic materials: diverting from landfill and creating post-use opportunities.

      Zumwalt Acres: Zumwalt Acres is a regenerative agriculture initiative in Sheldon, IL dedicated to restoring the soil and combating climate change. They focus on agroforestry, biochar, and natural soil amendments to develop a cost-effective, replicable, and carbon-negative model farm.
  • Logistics / Parking
    • Important Dates:

      November 1 – Last day to sponsor the event
      November 10 – BOOST Video Premiere at 6:00 pm and Debut Night Talkback at 7:00 pm
      November 15 – Last day to vote!
      November 17 – BOOST winner announcement!

      Each ticketed attendee gets to cast one vote for the favorite entrepreneur. Voting takes place November 10-15, 2020. The BOOST pitches will be available on Zoom the night of November 10th and posted to YouTube for easy sharing. Anyone can watch our finalists pitch their ideas, but to vote you’ll need to buy a ticket.
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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