The Extreme Tech Challenge has partnered with Samsung Catalyst Fund to host a regional competition at the prestigious Samsung CEO Summit, which is attended each year by 600 leading investors, corporate leaders, and startup founders. This year, three startups that are driving positive change in the world will have an incredible opportunity: the chance to demo their startups at the CEO Summit and connect with Silicon Valley leaders. Winners of this regional competition will receive invitations to the Extreme Tech Challenge global finals.


Application Deadline

Oct. 27

Top 10 Announced

Oct. 31

Top 10 Pitch to Investors at the Samsung Catalyst Fund office on Sand Hill Road

Nov. 4

Samsung CEO Summit

Nov. 6

Top 10 Startups

  • Get passes to the Samsung CEO Summit
  • Pitch to the Samsung Catalyst Fund team

Top 3 Startups

  • Receive a demo area as part of the XTC booth at the Samsung CEO Summit
  • Will be invited to the Finals Bootcamp in 2020
  • Get introduced to leading VCs
  • Connect with corporate executives from XTC Partner Companies


Any USA-based Startup