| Sectors: Digital innovation, social impact, economic and social development, environment
| Granting entities: CISCO
| Deadline: February `11
| Type of support: Prizes
| Funding/benefits: 15,000 USD – 250,000 USD
| Applicants: Early-stage entrepreneurs
| Locations: Global
Synopsis: Cisco is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. As part of our work, we seek to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will not only survive – but thrive – in our increasingly digital economy. With digital technologies connecting devices and data, good ideas now have the ability to make a difference more quickly than ever before – and we’re here to help.
Our 6th annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge aims to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from early-stage entrepreneurs around the world.
$1,000,000 USD in prize money will help accelerate the adoption of breakthrough technology, products, and services that drive economic development and/or solve social or environmental problems.
Link to application here.