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XCS Challenge

XCS CHALLENGE GRAND CHAMPION:

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Don’t miss your opportunity to see the ideas shaping tomorrow's global economies.

We've found some of the most exciting early stage companies in the world and brought them to Exponential Finance 2015.

The bright minds behind these new ventures are using exponential technologies to solve society's Grand Challenges -- and they want to talk with you. Learn what drives them and watch one of them win it all.

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32 Companies  will present in our Innovation Lab.

15 Companies, five from each category, will present their final pitches during the XCS Breakout Sessions.

  3 Companies, one from each category, will present on the Main Stage.

  1 Company will go home the XCS Challenge Grand Champion.

View the XCS Challengers by Category:

Program - XCS Challenge

INNOVATION LAB

32 CHALLENGERS featured in our innovation lab


Our Innovation Lab will showcase nearly forty companies, including 32 cutting edge and ambitious early-stage ventures.

The Innovation Lab will be open each day from 8AM to 8PM.

Be sure to visit the Innovation Lab during session breaks and the afternoon breakout sessions.

FEATURED COMPANIES


FEATURED COMPANIES


CATEGORY FINALS

HEALTH & MEDICINE AND BREAKTHROUGHS


Tuesday, June 2nd at 3:30PM

As part of our afternoon breakout sessions, watch fifteen companies present to a panel of judges to become the category winners for FinTech, Health & Medicine, and Breakthrough.

During Tuesday’s breakout session, see pitches from startups in the Breakthrough and Health & Medicine categories.

Like what you hear? Come back Wednesday for the last category.

And join us at the conclusion of the conference to watch all three category winners compete for the top prize.

Challengers


CHALLENGERS


FINANCE


Wednesday, June 3rd at 2:30PM

As part of our afternoon breakout sessions, watch fifteen companies present to a panel of judges to become the category winners for FinTech, Health & Medicine, and Breakthrough.

During Wednesday's breakout session, see pitches from startups in the Finance category.

Join us at the conclusion of the conference to watch all three category winners compete for the top prize.

CHALLENGERS


CHALLENGERS


JUDGES


Category Winners

Final Three: Main Stage Presentations


Each of the three category winners will advance to the Grand Champion round, to be held on the Main Stage on Wednesday afternoon.

How will the Grand Champion be chosen? By audience vote!

WINNERS


WINNERS


Finance Category Winner:

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Health & Medicine Category Winner:

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Breakthrough Category Winner:

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GRAND CHAMPION

XCS CHALLENGE PARTNERS

Crowdfunder
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Singularity University has partnered with Crowdfunder to help bring funding to the XCS finalists. Crowdfunder is the leading equity crowdfunding platform and has helped raise over $100M for startups across the world. Free fundraises along with marketing support will be provided by Crowdfunder to all XCS Challengers. 

While there, please also talk with our friends Deloitte Bridge. Bridge is an online platform that helps enterprise companies find and connect with global innovators. Bridge covers multiple industry verticals with a special focus on the finance industry, tracking a Deloitte curated list of over 350 leading global innovators (including our Challengers).

LIVE FEED

“We have been fortunate enough to be part of a revelation”

- CaptureProof

Q: "Do you have any existing competitors or companies that are along the same place as far as growth?"

A: "Billion dollar companies have competing products but nobody is focusing on customization"

UNYQ

Q: "How is your distribution?"

A: "We currently have over 110,000 downloads"

- Mimi Hearing Technologies