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!
The 10 best startups from the challenge
MEET THE XTC JUDGES
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.