The World’s Largest Startup Competition for Entrepreneurs Addressing Global Challenges.

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  • Global Visibility

    Pitch your startup to thousands of tech leaders and investors at regional and global competitions.
  • Ability to Raise Capital

    Access to leading investors to help you raise capital.
  • Corporate Collaborations

    Engaging with global corporations, CVCs, and VCs.
  • World-Class Judges & Mentorship

    Work with industry leaders and experts who can help shape your startup for success.

Enabling Collaboration between Startups and Global Corporations

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XTC 2020 Global Finals on Track

XTC extends the application deadline to April 30th.

Join XTC in Sydney

Compete for the attention of investors, media and potential partners at #XTC2020 Sydney.

YourStory covers XTC

Read YourStory’s coverage of XTC’s regional competition and finalists at TechSparks.

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XTC - Tech for Purpose

XTC is a non-profit organization supported by leading corporations, VC’s, Universities, and Institutions.

Opportunity for Investment

Top finalists will receive an opportunity to pitch to a panel of investors, subject to compliance with all applicable local laws, rules, and regulations.

Empowering Startups to Innovate in 7 Key Categories inspired by the 17 SDGs

  • AgTech, Food, & Water
  • Cleantech & Energy
  • Education
  • Enabling Technologies
  • Fintech
  • Healthcare
  • Transportation & Smart Cities

The United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals that serve as the framework.

Pitch to World Leading Investors

Young Sohn
Young Sohn
XTC Co-founder

Corporate President and CSO, Samsung Electronics

Bill Tai
Bill Tai
XTC Co-founder

Partner Emeritus, Charles River Ventures

Tim Draper
Tim Draper

Founding Partner, Draper Associates

Tim Draper
Rafaèle Tordjman

Founder, Jeito Capital

Tim Draper
Philippe Botteri

Partner, Accel

Two Ways to Apply

Event and Sessions Path


General Application Path

April 30

General applications deadline.


Top 30+ startups will be invited to participate in a finals round bootcamp.


Finals bootcamp will provide world-class mentorship and training as well as connect startups with leading corporations and venture capitalists.


Top 10 startups will pitch at the XTC 2020 Global Finals.

Celebrity investors will select a winner for each category.

XTC 2020

Global Finals

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