Announcements

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.
May 9, 2022

Extreme Tech Challenge Announces Finalists to Global Startup Competition

XTC announces 106 startup finalists from almost 100 countries who are invited to participate in a virtual XTC Bootcamp this month with the opportunity to qualify for the the 2022 Global Finals presented in partnership with TechCrunch on June 14, 2022.
April 4, 2022

XTC Singapore Regional Competition Recap

Learn more about the XTC Singapore 2022 regional competition and meet the winners.
April 4, 2022

XTC Netherlands Regional Competition Recap

Learn more about the XTC Netherlands/Belgium 2022 regional competition and meet the winners.
March 29, 2022

Join the Next Wave of Entrepreneurs Building a Decentralized Future

Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) and CoinDesk have joined forces to launch the inaugural, global Web 3 Pitch Fest as part of the Consensus Festival in June. This first-of-its-kind global competition aims to provide a platform for the massively innovative Web3 projects and communities worldwide.
March 14, 2022

NXP Supports Start-Ups with Extreme Tech Challenge

Read more about how partners NXP and LUMO Labs support XTC.

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