The Challenge Cup is a worldwide tournament for the most promising, world-changing startups to win cash prizes, make international connections, and share their vision on a global stage. Through events happening in over 50 cities around the world, we’re finding incredible potential from communities as distinct as San Francisco to Islamabad.
Come to hear pitches from high-potential companies from across Eastern North America. Join us to find out which world-changing startups will advance to the Global Finals of the Challenge Cup in Washington, D.C. in June 2016.
Our judging panel is made up of:
Donna Harris, 1776, Cofounder & Co-CEO
Mark Stephenson, Philips, Head of Brand, Communications and Digital
Maria Gotsch, Partnership Fund, President & CEO
Jessica Singleton, NYC Mayor’s Office, Chief Digital Officer
Matt Turck, First Mark, Managing Director
Jeffrey Makowka, AARP, Director – Market Innovation
- 2/26/17 6:00 pm - 2/26/17 6:40 pm Introductory Remarks
- 2/26/17 6:40 pm - 2/26/17 8:10 pm Startup Pitches
- 2/26/17 8:10 pm - 2/26/17 8:20 pm Networking & Judge Deliberation
- 2/26/17 8:30 pm - 2/26/17 8:45 pm Winner Announcements