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Ten Teams from Five Countries Advance to Finals of $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE NEW YORK -Tuesday 10 April 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- XPRIZE, the world’s leader in designing and managing incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, today announced the 10 teams advancing to the final round in the $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE. This four-and-a-half-year global competition challenges teams to...

XPRIZE Plans to Continue Lunar XPRIZE Mission -Friday 6 April 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, XPRIZE announced their plan to continue the Lunar XPRIZE mission, with a re-launch of a new Lunar-focused competition. Effective today, the Lunar XPRIZE will operate as a non-cash competition. Over the next few months, XPRIZE will define new parameters for companies...

XPRIZE and All Nippon Airways (ANA) Announce New $10 Million XPRIZE Competition to Develop Real-Life Avatars -Tuesday 13 March 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, at the South By Southwest® (SXSW®) conference in Austin, XPRIZE Founder and Executive Chairman Dr. Peter H. Diamandis, in partnership with ANA, will announce the launch of the $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE, a four-year global competition to develop real-life avatars....

Nine Teams Advance to Final Round of the $7M Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE -Thursday 8 March 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- XPRIZE, the world’s leader in designing and managing incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, today announced nine finalist teams advancing in the $7M Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, a three-year global competition challenging teams to advance ocean...

Empowering Young Minds Everywhere: Five Teams Advance to Final Round of $15M Global Learning XPRIZE -Tuesday 19 September 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, announced the five finalists advancing in the $15M Global Learning XPRIZE and awarded each finalist a $1M milestone prize. Revealed at this year’s Social...

XPRIZE Announces Teams Advancing in $15M Global Learning XPRIZE at EdTechXEurope -Thursday 22 June 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, XPRIZE, the world’s leader in designing and managing incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, announced 11 semi-finalists advancing in the $15M Global Learning XPRIZE. Announced at this year’s EdTechXEurope, XPRIZE is challenging these...

 With Two New Competitions, XPRIZE Tackles Water Scarcity and Women’s Safety  -Monday 24 October 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At a United Nations Day reception today in New Delhi, Marcus Shingles, CEO of XPRIZE, and Zenia Tata, executive director of Global Expansion at XPRIZE, announced the launch of two new competitions: the Water Abundance XPRIZE and the Anu & Naveen Jain Women’s Safety...

XPRIZE Verifies Launch Agreement for Team SYNERGY MOON as Third Google Lunar XPRIZE Team Pursuing a 2017 Lunar Mission -Tuesday 30 August 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, XPRIZE officially verified Team SYNERGY MOON’s launch agreement as part of the $30M Google Lunar XPRIZE, a global competition for privately funded teams to land an unmanned spacecraft on the surface of the moon by December 31, 2017. The SYNERGY MOON mission will use a...

$5 Million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Competition Open for Registration -Friday 24 June 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- XPRIZE, the global leader in incentivized prize competitions, today announced that registration is now open and guidelines are available for the $5 million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, a four-year global competition challenging teams to develop and demonstrate how humans can...

XPRIZE and UN Announce Global Partnership to Empower Children’s Learning Through Technology -Saturday 30 April 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The XPRIZE Foundation with the United Nations’ Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) today announced a new partnership for the US$15 Million Global Learning XPRIZE – a five-year competition challenging teams to...

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