Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2022 [Prizes Worth Rs. 7 Cr]: Apply by Feb 11: Expired

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Applications are invited for Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2022. The last date of application is 11 February.

About Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge

Our 6th annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge aims to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from early-stage entrepreneurs around the world. 

Why should you participate?

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. 

Eligibility

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”).

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Prizes

In 2022, for our 6th annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge, we are offering a prize pool of $1 million USD, spread across 15 different awards. These prizes are intended to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from early-stage entrepreneurs around the world.

  • $250,000 USD Grand Prize: A single team will be designated the grand prize winner.
  • $75,000 USD Regional First Runners-Up: Three teams from Americas, EMEAR and APJC will be designated the regional first runners-up and will receive $75,000 USD each.
  • $50,000 USD Second Runners-Up: Three teams will be designated the second runners-up and will receive $50,000 USD each.
  • $10,000 USD People’s Choice: The finalist entry that receives the most votes will receive the People’s Choice Award.
  • $15,000 USD Cisco Employees’ Choice: The finalist entry that receives the most votes will receive the Cisco Employees’ Choice Award.

Special prizes:

  • $100,000 USD Climate Impact & Regeneration Prize: A single team will be designated as the winner of this prize.
  • $50,000 USD Climate Impact & Regeneration Prize Runners-Up: Four teams will be designated as the winners of this prize.
  • $50,000 USD HBCU Startup Prize: A single team will be designated as the winner of this prize.

Registration

Interested candidates can apply online via this page.

Click here to view the official notification of Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2022.


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