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Global Finals Jun 5 - 11, 2016

The Challenge Cup culminates at the Global Finals, where the most promising, world-changing startups from around the world will compete to win the final prize and title of Challenge Cup Champion. A weeklong series of events including panels, the pitch competition, keynotes and more will take throughout the Global Finals in Washington, D.C.


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Where is the Challenge Cup?

Taking place in 45 cities and 9 regions around the world, find the closest Challenge Cup event to you!

  • Eastern North America
  • Western North America
  • Latin America
  • Eastern Mediterranean / Europe
  • Western Europe
  • Middle East / North Africa
  • Africa
  • Eastern Asia
  • India / SE Asia / Oceania

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Our partners are part of this global convening of the entrepreneurs innovating in industries that matter like education, energy, health, transportation, money and more. They are an integral part of the Challenge Cup, from mentoring world-changing startups to judging the finalists. This is more than a unique brand opportunity. It’s a front row seat to the inspiring innovation happening around the globe today.