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ReliefWatch and Unima Win Challenge Cup’s Health Competition Semi-finals

By | May 14, 2015 at 9:00 am

Twenty healthcare startups from 12 different countries delivered two minute pitches yesterday in hopes of capturing their semifinal spot in 1776’s Challenge Cup global competition held in Washington DC. Each company took their spotlight moment to explain why their technology deserves adoption as a global…

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BaseTrace and Radiator Labs Win Energy Semi-Finals at 1776 Challenge Cup

By | May 13, 2015 at 5:30 pm

1776‘s second annual Challenge Cup competition continued on Tuesday night with the energy & sustainability semi-finals. 1776, as an incubator and seed fund, is focused on startups who are working on ideas in the areas of education, energy & sustainability, health, and cities & transportation. The…

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1776 Announces Challenge Cup Education Semi-Finalists

By | May 13, 2015 at 12:30 pm

DC incubator and seed fund, 1776, kicked off its second annual Challenge Festival over the weekend. The event runs through the week and features conferences, speakers, and galas, all centered around The Challenge Cup, a global startup pitch competition. Over 70 entrepreneurs will compete in…

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16 Healthcare Startups Face Off at Second Annual Challenge Cup

By | May 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Washington DC-based startup incubator 1776 is gearing up for its second year of hosting a global competition known as the Challenge Cup.  This year’s event will feature healthcare entrepreneurs from 16 cities, representing 11 countries.  All competitors were selected based on their innovative ideas…

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Four Startups Win Austin Challenge Cup, Prepare for DC

By | Feb 6, 2015 at 5:30 pm

Last night Capital Factory in Austin, Texas hosted 1776 when they came through town on their 2015 Challenge Cup Tour. In total four startups were announced winners, one in each category of Education, Energy & Sustainability, Health, and Transportation & Cities. The roster of…

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1776’s Challenge Cup 2015 Competition Kicks Off in DC

By | Oct 21, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Today, DC-based startup accelerator/incubator 1776 officially kicks off its Challenge Cup 2015 global competition. Forty startups are slated to compete at tonight’s pitch competition; each of which will represent one of four categories: health, education, cities, and energy. Tonight’s Challenge Cup DC competition will be the first of…

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Startups Win Big as 1776’s Challenge Cup Competition Comes to an End

By | May 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Back in October, 1776’s Challenge Cup held its first regional competition in Washington, DC. After 16 total competitions in cities around the world, from NYC to São Paulo to Beijing, the Challenge Cup finally came to a close this past Saturday, when the judges selected San…

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Who is the Challenge Cup’s Hottest Elite 8 Startup?

By | May 16, 2014 at 10:13 am

After going through four competitions in the categories of education, energy, health, and smart cities, 64 startups from 16 cities around the world have made it through the semifinal round in 1776’s Challenge Cup competition. Throughout the week, Tech Cocktail has covered the results from each…

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HandUp and MellowCabs Win Challenge Cup Smart Cities Semifinals, Honorable Mention for Reaction

By | May 16, 2014 at 10:00 am

On the fourth and last night of semifinal rounds, 16 startups competed in the Challenge Cup’s Smart Cities Semifinals. All week long, 64 startups in the categories of health, smart cities, education, and energy have competed for eight spots in Saturday’s Global Finals competition. From RideScout’s smartphone…

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CancerIQ and MediSafe Win Challenge Cup Festival Health Startup Semifinals

By | May 15, 2014 at 10:00 am

Last night the Challenge Cup health startup semi-final competition was held as part of the week-long Challenge Cup Festival hosted by 1776. Sixteen health startups from around the globe, plus a few wildcard entrants, traveled to Washington, D.C. to compete for a spot in the finals (taking…

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WaterLens and Plugsurfing Move on to Challenge Cup Global Finals, Some Surprise Honorable Mentions

By | May 14, 2014 at 7:37 am

Last night, 16 startups from around the world competed in 1776’s Challenge Cup Energy Semifinals in Washington, D.C., with two startups – one domestic, one international – moving on to compete at Global Finals this Saturday. The second of four semifinal competitions during the Challenge Festival, yesterday’s results deviated…

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EduCanon and Lingua.ly Win The Challenge Cup’s Education Semifinals, Head Into Global Finals

By | May 13, 2014 at 7:22 am

After kicking off with an opening party last Friday night, 1776’s Challenge Festival went into full swing yesterday, with the first of four semifinal competitions that will take place throughout the week. Of the 16 education startups that competed at last night’s Challenge Cup: Education Semifinals competition, D.C. semifinalist eduCanon and Tel Aviv’s Lingua.ly successfully pitched…

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Learn the Finer Points of Returns on Capital at This Year’s Challenge Festival

By | May 9, 2014 at 1:25 pm

The Challenge Festival, hosted by 1776, has a wide array of activities planned from May 9 all the way through May 17 in Washington, DC. From 11:30 am to 1:30 pm on Thursday May 15, Microsoft will be sponsoring the final lunchtime conference of the Challenge…

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Attend the Challenge Festival Conference on Grand Challenges and Learn How Startups Can Revolutionize Regulated Industries

By | May 9, 2014 at 12:38 pm

After six months of touring 16 cities around the world and discovering 64 of the most innovative startups in the categories of health, education, smart cities, and energy, 1776’s Challenge Cup competition has finally made its way back to Washington, DC. At tonight’s Challenge Festival Opening Party,…