Thought I'd share some of my favorite free opportunities for startups & scaleups to further grow their business. Many of these are from my favorite startup resource hub YouNoodle. What are your favorites?

1. Parallel18: 5 month accelerator in Puerto Rico for early stage ventures to earn $40,000 in equity free funding, get mentorship, and great networking. Apply by July 15: https://platform.younoodle.com/competition/parallel18

2. Nokia Open Innovation Challenge: For industrial automation ventures - winners split $175,000 in prize money and get global visibility from a panel of expert judges. https://platform.younoodle.com/competition/nokia_open_innovation_challenge_2019

3. Mentor Day: tons of 1-week intensive programs for ventures in different industries (circular economy, blue economy, fashion, etc) & general programs for startups looking to expand to Europe. Complete with co-working space & expert mentorship.