2019 YGT New York Training Camp


Young Green Tech (YGT) seeks to empower young entrepreneurs to address
SDGs challenges through tech-based innovative actions. YGT provides a public platform to help green startups scale and succeed through capital and legal consultancy, talent recruitment, training, mentorship, brand construction, and beyond, with the aim to inspire and accelerate their process to become world-changing companies and make greater contributions to global sustainable development.


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  •   Candidates who have successfully completed and submitted the application form will receive a confirmation email from YGT within 48 hours.
  •   Application deadline: 23:59 July 31st, 2024 (GMT+8)


YGT Finalists selected by a committee of judges will receive the following benefits and awards:


Becoming YGT Alumni and Invited to the Final Competition

Finalist enterprises will be recognized as YGT Startups and finalist individuals will be recognized as YGT Alumni. They will enjoy exclusive access to YGT’s resources and network. Finalists will be invited to the YGT Global Final Competition, where YGT Annual Winners, the highest honor of YGT, will be selected and announced.

Access to Investment and Financing

YGT finalists and winners will have access to investment and financing provided by well-established investment organizations from major global markets, with which YGT has maintained long-term partnerships.

Entrepreneurship Training

YGT finalists and winners will receive top-notch entrepreneurship training from YGT regularly. Our meticulously designed training programs and lectures provide you with the necessary tools, knowledge, and resources to excel in the competitive business landscape.

Entrepreneurship Community

YGT finalists and winners will be invited to join the YGT entrepreneurship community which spreads across over 40 countries and regions around the globe. You will be able to meet and connect with the best and brightest entrepreneurs, investors, business leaders, government officials, and industry experts around the globe, and obtain strong support from the top entrepreneurial platforms specifically in three major markets, China, the United States and Europe, with which YGT has had long-term partnerships.

Talent Acquisition

YGT finalists and winners will receive multi-tier support in talent acquisition, including hiring quality management trainees and selecting talents for senior positions. Finalists will also enjoy access to internal training by senior experts in the field, which can help devise a strategy for start-ups to build a talent pipeline.

Branding Enhancement

YGT finalists and winners will be invited to various events, forums, and summits organized by YGT and its global partners to enhance corporate image and increase brand exposure. You will gain an exclusive opportunity to showcase your projects through YGT's multi-platform media coverage, directly to a targeted audience.

Honorary Endorsement

YGT finalists and winners will become a part of the YGT Alumni community, which, after years of construction, serves as an important endorsement for the development potential of enterprises and the quality of entrepreneurs, and thus provides a strong boost to enterprises' future growth.

Access to Innovation Space

YGT finalists and winners will enjoy, with the most favorable price, access to YGT's innovation space in Suzhou, China, which offers quality office space and provides a full range of corporate services centered around it.

Evaluation Criteria

A panel of judges comprised of senior investors, senior executives in top enterprises and institutions, and experts in sustainable development will review all submitted applications according to the following criteria:

  • Innovation
    • The project addresses a prominent SDGs challenge using new technologies or innovative applications of existing technologies;
    • Or, the project has an innovative business model that recognizes and provides a solution to previously neglected demands in sustainability-related industries.
  • Viability
    • The project has a viable business model and foreseeable market prospects.
    • The company’s service(s) or product(s) have been validated preliminarily and can be implemented at a certain scale.
  • Impact
    • The company has the potential to make a long-term positive impact on its industry and on society in general.
    • The project can serve to inspire others and promote environmental awareness and sustainable development goals.



  • Applicants are responsible for the accuracy and validity of their submitted materials. If any false information is identified, applicants will be held accountable and immediately disqualified. Submitted projects should be the work of the submitter and/or their team. Candidates are responsible for any disputes on intellectual property or liability caused by their own projects.
  • YGT respects and values your privacy and is dedicated to the security of your personal information. We will use your submitted information within the limit of necessity for the following purposes:
    1. Review and evaluation of application materials by judges
    2. Announcements on competition-related matters to applicants
    3. Inquiries on submitted applications and materials
    4. Statistical analyses for internal use
    5. Promotion for YGT events
    6. Announcements on awards, award ceremony, and related matters to finalists and winners
    7. Public announcements on the competition’s finalists and winners
  • YGT reserves the rights to make final decisions and interpretation on applicants’ eligibility and the competition results.

Contact: info@younggreentech.net

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