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Circular startups strive for the Accelerate prize | Greenbiz

Building the foundation for a circular economy involves reworking a multitude of systems, including existing large organizations, but it also requires supporting the earliest-stage innovations to get off the ground. To that end, a GreenBiz tradition that began in 2012 at its VERGE events, the Accelerate competition, was extended into the circularity space as part of the Circularity 19 plenary. In Accelerate, a select group of startups delivers a 2.5-minute pitch to the plenary and online audiences — so far at VERGE, the program has involved more than 150 startups.

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