Clean energy startup Hydrobee is a Top 3 Finalist in the national Business for Good Competition. Hydrobee’s unique USB Turbine Battery for harvesting clean energy from nature impressed the judges with its versatility, design, scalability and impact. The three Finalists were selected from over 160 applications and will receive over $75,000 in prizes, including seed funding, incubation space, website/branding services, legal and technical assistance, the Social Enterprise accelerator program, and other awards. Prizes will be awarded April 15 in Nashville, Tennessee at the Social Enterprise Summit, one of the largest conferences of its kind and now in its 14th year.
The Business for Good competition provides potential and serial social entrepreneurs with a unique forum for submitting novel ideas to solve various social problems. The Nashville Entrepreneur Center manages the competition in partnership with the Nashville Chapter of The Social Enterprise Alliance.
The Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA), is the leading membership organization in North America for enterprising nonprofits, social purpose businesses, and educators who come together to promote financial sustainable social innovation. SEA’s expanding network now numbers over 900 members in 16 chapters in 14 states. The Social Enterprise Summit is the annual SEA meeting and conference.