Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019 for Students and Recent Graduates ($300,000 in Prizes)

Plazo de solicitud: Enero 11, 2019.

Cisco se compromete a tener un impacto positivo en 1 billones de personas por 2025. Como parte de nuestro trabajo, buscamos inspirar y capacitar a una generación de solucionadores de problemas globales que no solo sobrevivirá, sino que impulsará y prosperará, en nuestra economía cada vez más digital.

With the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital technologies connecting more devices and data than ever before, good ideas now have the ability to make a difference more quickly than ever before – and we’re here to help.

The third annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge aims to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world. The Challenge is open to students and recent alumni from any college or university.

$ 300,000 USD en premios ayudará a acelerar la adopción de tecnología innovadora, productos y servicios que impulsan el desarrollo económico y / o resuelven problemas sociales o ambientales.

In addition to a cash infusion to develop your solution, it will be reviewed by Cisco technology experts and high-profile judges. You’ll receive peer and industry validation for your solution, as well as have a great opportunity for global recognition and publicity.

ELEGIBILIDAD

If your solution uses digital technology to positively impact society or the environment, consider entering. Areas of impact include, but are not limited to, critical human needs like water or food security, healthcare, financial inclusion, education, accessibility, and the environment.

This Contest is open and offered only to (1) individuals age eighteen (18) years or older at the time of registration (“Individual Participant”), 2) teams of up to five individuals age eighteen (18) years or older at the time of registration (“Team Participant”), and (3) legal business entities (“Business Entity Participant”) satisfying the following requirements:

  • Individual Participant. Individuals must be either (a) current students at any post-secondary institution, or (b) recent graduates who completed a post-secondary degree after March 1, 2017.
  • Team Participant. A minimum of fifty percent (50%) of the individual members comprising a team must be either (a) current students at any post-secondary institution, or (b) recent graduates who completed a post-secondary degree after March 1, 2017.
  • Business Entity Participant. Business entities must be at least 25 percent (25%) owned by (a) current students at any post-secondary institution, and/or (b) recent graduates who completed a post-secondary degree after March 1, 2017. Business Participants may be required, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, to provide proof of business ownership for verification purposes.

premios:

Los premios

  • $ 100,000 USD Gran Premio

    Un solo equipo será designado ganador del gran premio.

  • $ 75,000 USD Primer finalista

    Un solo equipo será designado primer finalista.

  • $ 25,000 USD segundos finalistas

    Tres equipos serán designados como segundos finalistas y recibirán $ 25,000 USD cada uno.

  • $ 10,000 USD Terceros finalistas

    Cuatro equipos serán designados como los terceros finalistas y recibirán $ 10,000 USD cada uno.

  • $ 10,000 USD elección del público

    La entrada finalista que reciba la mayoría de los votos recibirá el Premio People's Choice.

Línea de tiempo:

  • Aplicaciones Cerrar Jan 11 en 5 PM PT

  • Semi-finalistas invitados a enviar

  • Semi-finalist Submissions Close Mar 29 at 5 PM PT

  • Se anuncian los finalistas y se abre la votación de elección popular

  • La elección popular se cierra

  • Ganadores anunciados

Para más información:

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