In January of this year, more than 1,700 talented global problem-solving social entrepreneurs submitted a 90-second video pitch and written application in an attempt to win the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2021. In March, the judges selected 93 teams to advance to the semifinals. In June, the Semi-Finalists were narrowed to 42 mind-blowing technology startups.
On Tuesday, June 29, 2021, from 7:00 to 8:00 am PT, Cisco will host a live virtual event to award the 2021 winners $1,000,000 USD in cash prizes. We hope you will join us for this exciting reveal. The awards announcement is your opportunity to meet the future leaders of global social entrepreneurship and learn how the technology they developed positively impacts people and the planet.