Samsung + UN Global Programme: Smalls Steps = Big Global Change
Samsung and the UN Development Programme have partnered to empower individuals to help solve serious global issues. With the Samsung Global Goals app, many small actions can lead to meaningful impacts.
XTC signing ceremony in the presence of former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
In 2015, the United Nations General Assembly outlined 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to shape global development through 2030. The XTC® Competition partners with problem-solvers around the world to develop the innovations and technologies to solve the world’s most extreme problems.
Startups reaching the XTC Final 10 can expect:
- Global Visibility. Pitch your startup to thousands of tech leaders at Viva Technology in France, in June 2020
- Raise Capital. Access to leading investors to help you raise capital
- Corporate Connections. Engaging with global corporations, CVCs, and VCs
- World-Class Mentorship. Work with industry leaders and experts who can help shape your startup for success
Announced at VivaTech 2019, the XTC® Competition encourages innovators from all corners of the globe to put forth their world-changing ideas. Over the next year, the XTC® Competition team will select the most promising proposals and partner with the entrepreneurs who demonstrate an aptitude – and passion – for solving the world’s biggest problems. The top three finalists will be announced at VivaTech 2020.
May 16 2019
Submissions open at VivaTech 2019
To be announced
Top 10 Global Finalists announced
Top 3 Global Winners announced at VivaTech 2020
The XTC® Competition is the culmination of a global movement to seize technology’s potential to solve the greatest challenges facing humankind. We’re proud to partner with technology industry leaders who stand at the forefront of this movement, including:
Extreme Tech Challenge brings together a community of entrepreneurs, technologists, innovators, mentors, and like-minded partners. You don’t have to participate in the challenge to be a part of XTC®. If you would like to be up to speed on all the latest news and participate with us in changing the world, please join us below. For specific partnership requests, reach out to us at email@example.com.