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Launched: The Capricorn Foundation Food Waste Challenge

On Thursday, June 30, the Capricorn Foundation Food Waste Challenge 2022 launched! The program seeks ideas for reducing food waste in Namibia. According to Reliefweb, from July to September 2020, approximately 428,000 people throughout the nation (17% of its population) were facing high levels of acute food insecurity or worse, including roughly 14,000 people in a state of emergency. Solutions to...

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Skild is Now a Vendor on the GSA schedule!

We're proud to announce that Skild has been added as a vendor listed with the US General Services Administration (GSA).  The GSA issues long-term, government-wide contracts that provide federal, state, and local government buyers access to commercial products, services, and solutions at pre-negotiated pricing. If you’re a government client, it may now be easier than ever before to procure our...

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Skild “Reacts” - Completes Major Upgrade!

We’re thrilled to announce that Skild has fully revamped its Contestant app, adopting modern web technologies and architectures. At a technical level, the new Contestant app employs a modern javascript framework, called React, built on top of a RESTful API. This upgrade has many benefits for both Skild’s customers and challenge participants.

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Coming Soon: Capricorn Foundation Food Waste Challenge

The Capricorn Group and its subsidiary companies aspire to be Connectors of Positive Change by creating economic value in a responsible way that creates sustainable opportunities for advancing and improving the economic and social conditions in the communities where we operate. The Capricorn Foundation was established in February 2020 as a non-profit Association Incorporated under Section 21 of...

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GENIUS NY Deadline Extended

GENIUS NY has extended its application period through Tuesday, June 14!The world’s largest business accelerator competition for uncrewed systems, loT, and robotics startups, GENIUS NY is produced by the Tech Garden, funded by the Empire State Development, and part of CenterState CEO’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship portfolio.Five winners are selected for the GENIUS NY accelerator each year....

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Launched: Fannie Mae Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge 2022

On Monday, May 16, Fannie Mae launched the 2022 Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge (IC22), a $5 million competition to identify innovative projects promoting racial equity in the US housing market. The story of housing in America includes a history of systemic racism and lack of affordable housing that has disproportionately impacted Black communities. IC22 seeks innovative ideas and...

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Cisco Announces Semi-Finalists!

On Tuesday, April 26, Cisco announced the Semi-Finalists in the 6th annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge, which aims to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from early stage entrepreneurs around the world. The challenge offers $1M USD in prize money that will help accelerate the adoption of breakthrough technology, products, and services that drive...

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Launched: The GENIUS NY Challenge

The world’s largest business accelerator competition for robotics startups, loT, big data, and uncrewed systems, GENIUS NY has launched once again! It’s produced by the Tech Garden, funded by the Empire State Development, and part of CenterState CEO’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship portfolio.Five winners are selected for the GENIUS NY accelerator each year. Winners receive a large investment;...

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Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge -  A Case Study

Cisco is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. As part of their work, they 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 Cisco is here...

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