The Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) is the largest startup competition in the world and it's arriving in Brazil for the first time.

The challege is divided in 7 categories: education, clean energy and tech, fintech, smart cities and transportation, health, agriculture and food, and enabling technologies (artificial intelligence, semiconductors, sensors).

Watch the video to know more about the program!

Schedule

Application deadline - October 16th

Top 10 - The top 10 startups will be announced on October 27th

Pitch Day - Pitch and winning startup on October 30th

The judges will select 3 winning startups to advance to the global finals of the Extreme Tech Challenge in May and July 2021. In addition, the 3 selected finalists will be eligible to take part on the XTC Bootcamp in May 2021 with mentoring and training provided by world leaders and tech investors. They will also have the chance of competing for the title of Global Winner of the Extreme Tech Challenge.

Follow the link below to apply to the program with your startup. Upon filling out the application, select the option XTC Brazil.

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MEET THE XTC JUDGES

Antoine Colaço
Antoine Colaço
Partner of the Valor Capital Group, pioneers in Cross-Border Venture Funds in the technology markets of the United States and Brazil. He also served on Google as COO of global partnerships, established the company's presence in India by founding operations in Hyderabad and increased its presence in Latin America with the launch of AdWords offices and online operations in Brazil, Mexico and Argentina.
Christopher Chu
Christopher Chu
Vice President and Managing Director of Samsung Catalyst Fund, Samsung Electronics' multi-stage venture capital fund that invests in the new data economy and strategic ideas for mobile device solution groups and consumer electronics from Samsung.
Monica Saggioro
Monica Saggioro
A professional with extensive experience in innovation and technology in Latin America, she has worked for companies such as Restaurant Brands International, Whirlpool and Goldman Sachs. After her MBA at Harvard, she co-founded MAYA Capital, a Venture Capital fund focused on early stage startups in Latin America.
Pat Burtis
Pat Burtis
Partner of Amadeus, a company focused on high-tech businesses in Latin America, the United States and Europe. Throughout his career he has worked for companies such as Creditas, Descomplica, GreenRoad, Bidu, Transmode and Tobii, among others. He also served as CEO and interim CFO for SaaS GreenRoad.
Carlos Kokron
Carlos Kokron
Vice-President of Qualcomm Technologies Inc. and Managing Director of Qualcomm Ventures Americas and Operations. In this role, he is responsible for Qualcomm Ventures Investments in the Americas and also for business development and operation teams that invest in companies from 5G, AI, automotive, connectivity, mobile, IoT and XR sectors.

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