Announcements

August 7, 2022

XTC Japan Expands their Evergrowing Ecosystem

XTC regional partners in Japan held a meeting May 2022 in Tokyo with the theme of deeptech fundraising co-hosted by IT-Farm and GAIAX at the Mitsubishi Estate. The free in-person tickets were all sold out, and many people registered for the online event. The audience ranged from deeptech entrepreneurs to tech VCs, to corporation business development professionals. General Partner at IT-Farm Corporation, Shinya Kasuga, made a keynote speech describing the uniqueness of deeptech fundraising for entrepreneurs with many typical pitch-pitfall examples and unique solutions. Two Japanese CVCs from Yanmar and Noritsu Koki presented their areas of interest and the types […]
August 2, 2022

Extreme Tech Challenge and ACTAI Global Join Forces to Accelerate Web3 Global Conversations and Adoption Organizations to host inaugural Neckerverse Summit

ACTAI Global and the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) announces their inaugural "Neckerverse" summit, bringing together leaders in technology, venture capital, and blockchain, with creators, conservationists and social impact professionals to catalyze Web3 (DAO's, NFT's Metaverse) projects focused on global good.
August 1, 2022

Welcome to the New Extreme Tech Challenge

With the new look, we aimed to channel a sense of purpose, innovation and proactive entrepreneurship that inspires people and their ideas towards global impact. The result is a bright, energized and playful identity created by our fantastic graphic wizards over at Beep! Digital in England.
August 1, 2022

AELER wins the TC Sessions: Climate Virtual Pitch-Off

AELER aims to reimagine the logistics industry with insulated, connected shipping containers. The container is made of lightweight composite material, providing thermal insulation during transport. It is IOT connected, allowing clients to monitor and track everything from temperature, location, door open/close, etc. AELER owns the containers and licenses the units to clients. AELER manages all maintenance of the unit.
July 12, 2022

NXP Impact News

Ho Wai Wong Lam (VP of Strategy) describes herself as "the go-to person to represent NXP at XTC." So, Impact sat down with her to find out more.
July 7, 2022

Seeking Startup Innovations in Consumer Metaverse and Mobility Experiences

This summer, we are together launching the inaugural Harman-XTC Startup Challenge seeking new ventures that have developed breakthrough innovations that will impact-for-good tomorrow’s entertainment, consumer and mobility experiences.
June 23, 2022

UN FAO World Food Forum Startup Innovation Awards powered by XTC

We are pleased to announce the launch of the second year of WFF Startup Innovation Awards together with partner World Food Forum of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Together, we are working toward achieving the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.
June 17, 2022

The 2022 XTC Global Finals Winner is Here!

Congratulations to the XTC 2022 Global Finals Winner: Amai Proteins! Read more about the winner and how the event went.
June 15, 2022

The 2022 XTC Global Finals Winner is Here!

Congratulations to the XTC 2022 Global Finals Winner: Amai Proteins! Read more about the winner and how the event went.
June 8, 2022

Chemonics joins Extreme Tech Challenge as a Visionary Sponsor

Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) through tech and innovation can only be done when we work together. That’s why Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) has teamed up with Chemonics International to welcome them into the XTC Ecosystem as a Visionary Sponsor.
May 25, 2022

The people have spoken! Introducing this year’s People’s Choice Winner

Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s People’s Choice Award: Savvie!
May 24, 2022

Extreme Tech Challenge & CoinDesk Announce Web 3 PitchFest Finalists Headed to Consensus

Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) and CoinDesk announce the Finalists of the Web 3 Pitch Fest: the inaugural, global Web 3 Pitch Fest as part of the Consensus Festival on Saturday June 11, 2022. This first-of-its-kind global competition aims to provide a platform for powering the many massively innovative projects and communities that are driving Web3 worldwide. 
May 23, 2022

XTC and UNICEF Announce the Winner of the UNICEF Edech Special Award

This year the UNICEF EdTech Award goes to Eduten: a gamified math learning platform from Finland that reaches a million teachers and students in more than 50 countries bringing scientifically proven improvement to learning results. With a content library of 200,000 math problems, Eduten’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) engine helps teachers tailor content to each student’s learning pace and is adaptable to many cultures, languages, and curricula.c
May 18, 2022

Extreme Tech Challenge Announces Category and Special Awards Winners Headed To Global Finals

PALO ALTO, Calif.-- Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the world’s largest startup competition focused on purpose-driven innovation, announced today 10 Category Winners and 2 Special Award Winners selected to compete at the XTC 2022 Global Finals presented by TechCrunch on June 14, 2022. Due to the incredible applicant pool this year, 10 Category Runner Ups will also be invited to present their pre-recorded pitch on the Global Finals stage. 
May 10, 2022

Can tech solve the global education crisis?

XTC and UNICEF shortlist 10 education tech start-up companies with the potential to improve learning outcomes for 100 million children globally.
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