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We are looking for early-stage innovations that fit into the model of a green and sustainable economy.

Six finalists will pitch their innovations at the 2019 EMA IMPACT Summit in Beverly Hills on May 29-30.

 

2019 Winner

 
 

2019 Finalists


 
 
 
 

 

EMA’s first grant-based program, The EMA Future Innovator of the Year Challenge presented by New Pacific Holdings, LLC, seeks out the most important innovations moving us into a circular and sustainable economy with business solutions in all sectors. Our goal is to promote game changing entrepreneurs, exposing them to a room full private and public corporations, incubators and funding sources.

 

 
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The prize:
A $50,000 Grant and access to EMA’s Advisory Board.

 

“EMA’s Future Innovator of the Year Challenge highlights entrepreneurs that are focused on making a sustainable difference.”

– Green Matters

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2019 Judges 

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Debbie Levin

CEO, EMA

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David Margulies

CEO, New Pacific Realty

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Mike Sullivan

Owner, LAcarGuy, #1 Hybrid Car Dealer in North America

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Drew FitzGerald

Co-Founder, JUST

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Angus Mitchell

Co Owner, John Paul Mitchell Systems

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Mark Yamauchi

LEED AP, Sustainability Strategy Manager at Toyota Motor North America

 
 
 
 
 
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How it works 

 
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“EMA’s work is imperative and by bringing together like-minded individuals in this way, the numerous devastating issues we are currently facing will soon be outnumbered by solutions.”

Forbes

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2018 Finalists

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Change:WATER Labs Inc.

Huda Elasaad
Co-Founder & CTO

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Drink Well

Minhaj Chowdhury
CEO

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Opus 12 Inc.

Nicolas Flanders
Co-Founder & CEO


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The Salt Miner, LLC

Marty Jessen
Founder & CEO

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TouchLight Innovations

Swarnav S. Pujari
CEO

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WatchTower Robotics

You Wu
Co-Founder


 

2018 WINNER