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Local Oct 2016 - Feb 2017

The Challenge Cup Local is the first round of the Challenge Cup competition where 1000+ startups will compete in 45 cities across the world for a spot in the regional round. Follow the journey on this page!


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Where is 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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Find the latest on the Challenge Cup — from winner announcements to investor profiles, you can find the story here


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.