Published On: Thu, Jul 22nd, 2021

The Extreme Tech Challenge Global Finals 2021 starts tomorrow

Get prepared for a startup throwdown of tellurian proportions (literally). We’re a unapproachable hosts of a Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Global Finals, and a representation foe movement starts tomorrow, Jul 22 during 9:00 am (PT).

Pro housekeeping tip: Attending this practical representation fest is 100% free, though we need to register here first.

Not informed with XTC? It’s a world’s largest representation foe focused on elucidate humanity’s many disturbing challenges. You gotta adore a foe that serves a larger good — and a startup ecosystem for purpose-driven companies dynamic to build a some-more sustainable, equitable, healthy, thorough and moneyed world.

The highway to a XTC finals was crowded, to contend a least. More than 3,700 startups from 92 countries practical to contest in one of these categories: Agtech, Food Water, Cleantech Energy, Edtech, Enabling Tech, Fintech, Healthtech and Mobility Smart Cities.

Talk about a daunting endeavor. Team XTC, that consisted of deeply gifted investors, entrepreneurs and executives, winnowed down that margin to these 7 competing finalists: Wasteless, Mining and Process Solutions, Testmaster, Dot Inc., Hillridge Technology, Genetika+ and Fotokite.

Tomorrow’s foe takes place in dual rounds, and any startup group will have to move a best if they wish to stir this row of judges — all leaders in sustainability and amicable impact.

Young Sohn, co-founder, XTC and authority during Harmann International; Bill Tai, co-founder, XTC and partner emeritus, Charles River Ventures; Regina Dugan, boss and CEO of Wellcome Leap; Jerry Yang, founder/partner of AME Cloud Ventures and co-founder of Yahoo!; Lars Reger, CTO and EVP during NXP Semiconductors; and Michael Zeisser, handling partner during FMZ Ventures.

In a classic, “but wait, there’s more” moment, a day also facilities several presentations from some of a heading voices in sustainability. Take a demeanour during a dual examples below, and check out a finish XTC finals bulletin and a register of speakers:

  • The Keynote Address: Tune in as Beth Bechdol, a emissary director-general during a Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of a United Nations, provides an refurbish on a latest from her agency.
  • Waste Matters: According to a EPA, a U.S. alone produces 292.4 million tons of rubbish a year. Can record assistance this large — and flourishing — issue? Leon Farrant (Green Li-Ion), Matanya Horowitz (AMP Robotics) and Elizabeth Gilligan (Material Evolution) will plead their companies’ singular approaches to traffic with a problem.

The Extreme Tech Challenge Global Finals starts tomorrow, Jul 22. Join us and thousands of people around a universe for this free, practical representation competition. Register here for your giveaway ticket.

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