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Excitement Builds as Finals Approach

The winners will be announced at the XTC Global Finals virtual event on July 15, 2020.

Tango Belt: One Year Later

Ahead of this year’s Global Finals, XTC catches up with XTC 2019 Global Finals winner, Drew Lakatos, Chief Marketing Officer and Co-Founder of Tango Belt, to see what they’ve been up to since a year ago.

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.

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

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


  • Female Founder Award
  • COVID-19 Innovation Award

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

The road to the Global Finals

June 5

50 startups will be announced and invited to participate in the virtual bootcamp and to qualify for the final pitch

June 11-18


Startup engagement with senior investors and experts

July 2020

The 7 category winners will be announced and invited to pitch at the 2020 Global Finals

July 15 2020

Global Finals

Top startups will pitch world-class judges at a virtual event. Judges will select winners in each category and special awards for COVID-19 Innovation and Female Founder

2020 Global Finalists

Geofast Rumah 3D

Where construction requires fast-setting cement, Geofast Rumah 3D product is greener than ordinary options because there is no carbon emission, recycling nickel slag and nickel industry waste.

Education Vision Technologies

EVT uses AI to autonomously generate online courses and study material to enable efficient learning. They also enable students to do better in their courses and accommodate students with disabilities to reduce the attrition rates.

Swoop Aero

Swoop Aero integrates a managed drone delivery service into the health supply chain, to deliver essential supplies and pathology samples, on demand. Operations are in place in Vanuatu, DR Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, and will be launching soon in Australasia.

Advanced Animal Diagnostics

Advanced Animal Diagnostics aims to minimize antibiotics, meet consumer needs for a safe, abundant supply of animal protein, and ensure profitability of livestock production. Treat The Cow, Not The Herd.

Navana Tech

Bridging the gap between the needs of a culturally diverse low-literate population from rural and semi-urban India and services that would be otherwise out of reach. Navana Technology has created a new interface that speaks and listens to the users in their native Indian languages.


CropX’s AgAnalytics platform revolutionizes the farm and the decision-making process, by integrating above-ground data sets with real-time soil data measured by proprietary sensors, to provide insights & automations that help farmers grow more food, using less resources and causing less environmental damage.


Nurochek is a portable brain assessment device that measure’s the brain’s electrical activity and sends the results to a smartphone for analysis and the cloud for secure storage. It is deigned to take the uncertainty, and controversy, out of the assessment of 10 million brain injuries annually.

Cayuga Biotech

Blood loss is the leading cause of preventable death both for civilians and the military. Cayuga Biotech seeks to commercialize innovative platelet-like nanoparticles to accelerate the body’s natural coagulation process.


Most cancers are currently detected in the late stages resulting in poor treatment outcome. Lucence’s precision medical-testing technology detects cancer signals in blood more quickly, accurately and cost-effectively. It’s time to end avoidable deaths caused by cancer.

Turtle Tree Labs

TurtleTree Labs is the first biotech company in the world with the ability to create milk from all mammals. To maximise impact, the team will work with industry leaders to adopt their sustainable and safe methods to create milk. TurtleTree Labs is able to have a 98% reduction in carbon footprint and as a result will help to save the world by replacing dairy cows in the future.


Around 30% of the global food supply is pollinated by bees, but 40% of bees die every year worldwide (and not from natural causes). Beewise.ai uses AI, robotics, and computer vision to offer an autonomous beehive that enables bees to thrive, for the benefit of the bees and the world's food supply.


90 million people in the world need, but cannot purchase, prosthetics & orthotics. An unprecedented 3D-CAD, 3D printing and machine learning (AI) technology creates an affordable and high-quality 3D printed prosthetics & orthotics delivered to the door, for individuals of all income levels.


Industrial processes that involved chemical separation account for up to 15% of the planet's entire energy consumption. SEPPURE’s nano-filtration technology to separate chemical mixtures at a molecular level is a green alternative with world-changing potential.


Over a billion people are financially and socially excluded, because they can’t prove their identity. Digizen offers a transformative solution based on NFC smart cards, which can be issued and read, even offline, via standard Android phones.


ReWire boosts economic growth and financial independence in developing countries through a digital banking platform is designed to serve the unique needs of migrants wherever they are. Complete transparency, equal opportunity, and a fair banking system that’s available to everyone.


Medusoil turns soil into stone, which provides solutions to mainstream construction and environmental problems such as soil erosion, landslide risk mitigation and soil consolidation.

Amai Proteins

Amai cures the food system one protein at a time. The first focus is the heaviest health challenge of sugar over-consumption. Coupling computational protein design to precision fermentation Amai's hypersweet protein is the first healthy, tasty, affordable, and sustainable sweetener.

Hala Systems

HALA System’s Sentry platform uses IoT, AI, remote sensing, and distributed ledger to mitigate social challenges in the most dangerous places on Earth -- civilian casualties; documenting war crimes; emergency response; ceasefire monitoring; and disinformation.


EluciData transforms the way data is used to drive decisions in clinical research labs. We accelerate biological target identification and validation, pathway elucidation, cellular phenotype analysis, and biomarker identification.

Green Dot Bioplastics

Green Dot Bioplastics use renewable and sustainable raw materials instead of petroleum based raw materials to create plastics, aiming to advance the unique characteristics of bioplastics to help designers and manufacturers create inspired products that empower consumers to contribute to a more sustainable world.


Pioneers of microsatellite technology advancing the frontiers of space business, reimagining traditional ways of using space, and creating a society where everyone on our planet can make space part of their life.

Okra Solar

Over 1 billion live without reliable electricity. Using mobile payments, modular grid design and remote monitoring, Okra Solar provides utility companies with a low-cost, data-driven solution to operating solar networks in hard-to-reach places.


Driving the first Smart City concept in Indonesia, Qlue has helped reduce potential flood points by 94%, improved government performance by 61.4%, and increased public trust to the government by 47%.


An AI-based cognitive therapeutic app with the world’s largest volume of content to diagnose and provide interventions for developmentally delayed children. Recently authorized by the Korean and US governments to provide for children unable to attend special-needs programs during COVID lockdown.


FarmSense’s patented FlightSensor technology enables real-time monitoring of pest insects on farms. This unique insect data transmitted concurrently with weather information provides more accurate crop impact analysis which reduces pesticide use and increase crop yields.

Cayuga Biotech

Blood loss is the leading cause of preventable death both for civilians and the military. Cayuga Biotech seeks to commercialize innovative platelet-like nanoparticles to accelerate the body’s natural coagulation process.

Decomer Technology

Decomer develops environmentally friendly, water-soluble, and edible packaging material, as a replacement to plastic and other non-biodegradable materials.

Swap Energi

Swap Energi creates a sustainable refueling platform for electric motorcycles through swappable batteries and shared battery stations within a city.


FreshoKartz optimizes agricultural practices through AI and machine learning. Integrating farms, farmers, service providers, banks, government, and corporate buyers in a single platform at the village level.

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