Announcements

February 17, 2022

Extreme Tech Challenge Launches a New Regional Competition in Norway

The Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the world’s largest startup competition, is partnering with Innovation Norway, the Norwegian Government's most important instrument for innovation and development of Norwegian enterprises and industry to bring XTC to Norway for the first time!
February 14, 2022

NXP Supports Start-Ups with Extreme Tech Challenge

For NXP, partnering with innovative startups and helping them accelerate and become the next big thing has numerous benefits.
February 14, 2022

XTC 2021 Cleantech Category Winner Mining and Process Solutions announces $150 million partnership and acquisition

Draslovka announced the completion of the acquisition of XTC 2021 Cleantech Category Winner Mining & Process Solutions (“MPS”), a business that owns the exclusive rights to the Glycine Leaching process, an environmentally benign hydrometallurgical process to leach base and precious metal oxide, mixed oxide and sulphide ores.
February 1, 2022

XTC Celebrates Black History Month and Ever Growing Diversity

Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) is a firm believer that diversity strengthens innovation. As the world’s largest platform for purpose-driven startups across ten tech verticals with activities in about 100 countries, diversity and inclusion has been in our DNA since our inception.
January 19, 2022

Decisive, Sangha, and the University of Zurich are partnering to bring XTC to Switzerland

This new Switzerland regional competition pitch event will be held on March 17, 2022. Tech Startups founded or co-founded by Swiss entrepreneurs are invited to apply to this new regional competition by Feb 4, 2022.
January 17, 2022

Entrepreneur Pays It Forward to Teachers with TOMI

This episode of the Extreme Tech Innovators podcast series features a conversation with Juan Manuel Lopera Aristizabal, CEO and Founder of TOMi Digital of Medellín, Colombia, winner of the Education Technology category of Extreme Tech Challenge 2020.
January 14, 2022

XTC is Hiring! Strategic Program Manager

As the Strategic Program Manager, you are a strategic thinker and operational doer. Critical to your success is the ability to flex across initiatives and build effective bridges/alignment through strong partnerships, decision-making, and communication.
December 22, 2021

Revolutionizing Tech for the Disabled: the Future of Inclusion

This episode of the Extreme Tech Innovators podcast series features a conversation with Eric Ju Yoon Kim, CEO and Founder of the 2021 Co-Winner of Extreme Tech Challenge, DOT Incorporated of Korea.
December 22, 2021

Canadian Startup Turns Food Waste into Useful Materials

This episode of the Extreme Tech Innovators podcast series features a conversation with Luna Yu, CEO and Founder of the 2020 Global Winner of Extreme Tech Challenge, Genecis Bioindustries of Canada.
December 21, 2021

2021: A Fantastic Year, Wrapped!

Thanks to our startup founders, partners, sponsors and friends, we've completed another successful year together. Check out some of our highlights!
December 18, 2021

Insurance Coverage for Climate Change: Thank Hillridge Technology for that!

The new “Extreme Tech Innovators” podcast series includes a conversation with Dale Schilling, CEO and Founder of the 2021 Co-Winner of Extreme Tech Challenge,  Hillridge Technology of Australia.
December 3, 2021

5 Extreme Tech Challenge Startups Solving the Climate Crisis

Sustainability and innovation are at the heart of everything we do at the Extreme Tech Challenge, and our startups live by the same values. Check out just a few of our incredible companies making the world a better place.
November 23, 2021

Extreme Tech Challenge Continues Expansion With Key Partners and Launches a New Regional Competition in Switzerland

Innovation has no borders, making it crucial for the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) to expand its community internationally, but we can’t do it alone. We recognize the importance of creating a global platform that entrepreneurs can tap into for critical resources to fuel their success.
November 16, 2021

XTC Startups solving the climate crisis through innovation and international partnerships

COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland gathered the world’s top leaders, activists, companies and more to meet, plan and implement real change in their countries to address the climate crisis. Startups are key creators of innovative and climate-friendly solutions like carbon sequestering, bioplastics and more.
November 1, 2021

The Extreme Tech Challenge joins the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s World Food Forum to transform agri-food systems with the power of youth and innovation

Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), in partnership with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s World Food Forum (WFF), is pleased to announce the Winners of the first WFF Startup Innovation Awards.
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