We're Looking for Big Ambition with Big Potential.

Simply put, we’re looking for the best and brightest.

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You should apply if:

  • You know you can’t do it alone and want to surround yourself with experts, advisors, mentors and program staff who care deeply about your impact
  • Technology Readiness Level 4 or above
  • You can demonstrate that your technology has significant GHG impact potential – this can be direct (e.g., direct air capture) or indirect (e.g., upcycling, renewable energy, etc.) – and minimizes harm to the environment (such as waste or toxins)
  • You can demonstrate evidence of 1) market demand and 2) potential for widespread technology adoption (though we will consider moonshots with massive GHG reduction potential even if the market is unproven)
  • You have at least 1 founder that is full time and will reciprocate our investment in you with the necessary time and energy 
  • Your technology is novel and you have an IP strategy either in place or underway
  • Founder(s) own the majority share of the company
  • You are ready to dive in mid September, 2024.
The earth from space.
The earth from space.

Selection Process

The deadline to apply is July 30, 2024. Check back for updates. 

  • Step One: Application & Assessment:
    • Fill out our application form, which will include quantifying your emissions-reduction potential. We’ll review your application and follow up as soon as we can to schedule a meeting or point you to other programs, if we don’t think it’s a fit.
    • Deadline to apply: July 30, 2024. But we’ll review applications and proceed with companies on a rolling basis, so apply as soon as you can.
  • Step Two: Due Diligence
    • A team of experts will review your application, meet with you to discuss your technology and business plan, and make a final decision. 
    • Decisions communicated no later than: September 8, 2024
  • Step Three: Go! Program Kickoff
    • We hit the ground running in September. 
    • Questions? Contact us

Application Form


Our Funding Partners

Earth Tech: 2050 has been made possible by the RBC Foundation, the Peter Gilgan Foundation, and Bullfrog Power