TechUnited:NJ Will Celebrate Earth Day by Announcing $50k BetterPlanet Challenge with NJ Governor Murphy, Blackrock President, PSEG CEO, & More in Virtual Launch Event
April 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - TechUnited:NJ will be announcing the launch of their 2nd annual BetterPlanet Challenge on April 22, 2021 at 12pm ET, virtually. The innovation challenge will award one winner with a $50K prize and applications with mentorship, press, and business opportunities.
The event will be held virtually and will reveal this year’s Challenge Statement, a part of the TechUnited:BetterPlanet program with founding partner, PSEG. Registration is now open and attendees can click here to RSVP.
In addition to revealing details about the $50K Prize and Challenge, the event will also feature incredible insights from NJ Governor Phil Murphy, PSEG CEO Ralph Izzo, BlackRock President Robert Kapito and TechUnited CEO Aaron Price. More speakers will be announced.
TechUnited CEO Aaron Price shared, “I'm thrilled to be announcing the 2nd annual TechUnited:BetterPlanet Challenge. Not only are we excited to be directly supporting innovative startups in New Jersey, but we're focusing on ensuring that a better future for all is available to ALL. With the support and guidance of our BetterPlanet program founding sponsor, PSEG, we're all looking forward to driving a clean energy future and revealing this year's program focus at the virtual launch on 4/22."
The TechUnited BetterPlanet Challenge is part of the TechUnited larger BetterPlanet program, focused on building a better future for all through clean energy innovation.
We look forward to celebrating Earth Day & Innovation with you on April 22: https://techunited.co/event/2021-betterplanet/
TechUnited:NJ is a membership non-profit organization that offers opportunities for technology and tech-enabled companies and entrepreneurs to connect, collaborate, and grow to propel the future of New Jersey and beyond. Currently, over 500,000 innovators belong to the organization.
TechUnited:NJ was founded in 1996 as the NJ Technology Council (NJTC). Over the last 24 years, the NJTC has established itself as the premiere advocate for the technology community around the region.
In 2005, the NJTC helped start a successful venture fund in Tech Council Ventures.
In 2019, the NJTC acquired the Propelify Innovation Festival to cast a wider net in the startup community of the region.
In 2020, the organization rebranded as TechUnited:NJ and redefined its mission to empower innovators and entrepreneurs who build a better future for all. Through membership, events, mentorship, content creation, advocacy, talent, awards, and innovative offerings, TechUnited:NJ represents the foremost leaders in the technology community. Our conferences, 8000-person Propelify Innovation Festival, intimate gatherings, and content, create unique opportunities for innovators to propel.
Tweet me: In celebration of Earth Day, @WeAreTechUnited is announcing their 2nd annual BetterPlanet Challenge on April 22. The event will feature insights from speakers like @PSEGNews CEO Ralph Izzo. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3trnP6o
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