Global Pitch Challenge for Secondary Students

Fostering an Engaged, Collaborative Global Movement of Future Entrepreneurs Working on Innovative Solutions to Local and Global Climate Challenges

Global competition for young entrepreneurs in Years 7– 12 to pitch start-up ideas, product design solutions, business models, and launch plans to address an identified climate challenge.

  • Open to secondary schools globally (focus on ASEAN)
  • Team or Individual submissions
  • 3x Climate challenge categories
  • Junior (7-9) and Senior (10 – 12) divisions
  • Judges and People’s Choice awards, prizes and recognition for student start-up teams and their schools
  • Profiled domestically and internationally

Entries Open April – October 2024

Competition finalists announced and Pitch Finals event November 2024

Aligned to SDG-13 priorities to take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Entry Fee | AU$300 per team

% of entry fees and Futurepreneurs programs donated to charity to fund education projects.

Futurepreneurs X Climate Global Pitch Challenge is not-for-profit: Entry fee waived if students are enrolled in an Entropolis program; % discount on multiple team entries per school. Consideration is given to schools meeting low-income criteria on request.

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Expressions of interest now open.
Click on the relevant opportunity below if you would like to be a part of this global challenge.


Secondary schools and other education providers already offering or looking to kick-start entrepreneurship-based learning can enter.
supporting educators


Entrepreneurs and community advocates to help build awareness and support schools / students working on the challenge.


Businesses, organisations and other patrons who could provide sponsorship of student/school prizes, event marketing, logistics and other support.

Local Government and Community

Crowdsourcing prizes, financial and other services to support schools looking to foster a culture of entrepreneurship in their school or other community affiliate.

New to Entrepreneurship Education?

If you’d like to give your students this exciting opportunity to build innovation capacity, an entrepreneurial mind and essential skills for the future but need support to get started, we’re here to help!  

Contact us for more information on Entropolis’ experiential entrepreneurship pathway programs or a free consultation to discuss your school requirements for bespoke curriculum co-creation, educator training and comprehensive entrepreneurship implementation support.