Solve Challenge Finals 2020

Virtual Pitch Event

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Virtual Solve Challenge Finals is the premier social impact pitch event. During this event, finalists in our 2020 Global Challenges presented their solutions to 400+ leaders from the global Solve community.

The most promising 35 finalists were selected to form the 2020 Solver Class, accessing more than 2 million in prize funding and joining the Solve community to build partnerships with cross-sector organizations—including Members such as Nike, Capital One, and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

"During the event, we met new partners to collaborate with, from Education Ministers wishing to deploy AI technology in their schools, to investors and contacts in harder to reach communities."
—Priya Lakhani, Founder and CEO of Solver Century Tech

What you can expect:

  • Short, engaging pitches from diverse innovators will expose you to the most promising tech-based solutions to global challenges—with over $2 million in prize funding to help selected Solver teams scale.
  • Interactive, issues-focused workshops and breakout sessions with cross-sector leaders will help inspire your personal and organizational social impact goals. 
  • Intentional networking opportunities to connect with Solve Members will shed light on how they are addressing the “new normal” during the Covid-19 crisis

Not yet a Member?

If you're interested in attending this premier social impact event—and joining the Solve community to partner with innovators who are solving Global Challenges—find out how you can become a Member of Solve.

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Interested in attending Solve's in-person and virtual events? Join our Member community.

Looking for ways to make your virtual events more engaging? Check out Solve’s tips to host an engaging virtual event.

You can also host a Solveathon to help your community create, refine, and submit impactful solutions to Solve’s Global Challenges.

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Featured Speakers

Madame Gandhi

Artist, Activist

Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff

Co-Founder and CEO, Center for Policing Equity

United States

Sal Khan

Founder and CEO, Khan Academy

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women

Harry D. Moseley

Global Chief Information Officer, Zoom Video Communications

Dalila Wilson-Scott

Senior Vice President of Community Impact, Comcast Corporation, President, Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation

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