Home of talented entrepreneurs.

Be Green Hub is an incubator program built on the premise of nurturing green and social impact start-ups to accelerate their success as companies with purpose.

Our niche is for start-ups that are past the ideation stage, with no pre/post revenue.  We look for businesses aligned with our vision for a sustainable, impactful, and purposeful economy.

Our verticals of expertise are:

Environment: energy, water, climate, and natural resources.

Food Cycle: agriculture, food production, manufacturing, and retail.

Be Green Hub Benefits

Participation in the Hub provides numerous tangible and intangible benefits from pre-paid incubation services and non-equity-linked financial awards, including:
  • Community Network: you enter a unique and established network including local leaders and organizations that collaborate around the goal of a sustainable economy.
  • Educational Curriculum focused on developing and growing a business and providing social and environmental impact tools.
  • Targeted Mentorship conducted by a group of seasoned business and community professionals that can be leveraged for evaluating business decisions and potentially providing access and referrals into potential networks important to your business.
  • Professional Services Perks from by a network of professionals (e.g., accounting, legal, banking, marketing, etc.) that are chosen for their relevant value and quality of service.
  • Office Space: Hub Participants are entitled to use of the Bethesda Green mailing address, free access to co-working space and conference rooms for 6 months or longer, as well as priority access to for-a-fee closed office rentals.
  • Access to Capital: direct financial awards for eligible and chosen companies and connection to angel investor groups.

Get to Know Our Advisers

Seth Goldman, Co-Founder and CEO Emeritus of Honest Tea; Executive Chairmen of Beyond Meat; Co-Founder of Bethesda Green;Bethesda Resident

Bethesda and Montgomery County are magnets for conscious consumers and employees. With access to three major airports, a highly educated and informed population, there’s no better place to launch a global brand.” 

Jigar Shah, Co-Founder at Generate Capital Inc. and SunEdison; Bethesda Resident

A revolution is needed in the energy sector – for the climate, for our kids. Entrepreneurs have led on deploying climate solutions at scale. Bethesda has many entrepreneurs working in this space and a supportive County looking for deploy solutions. Talented visionary entrepreneurs need the necessary community to thrive and become attractive investable companies.” 

Be Green Hub Cohort: How It Works

Interested in becoming part of the Be Green Hub?



Your donation will support our efforts to stimulate the next generation of green businesses and initiate programs that promote sustainable living practices.

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