PALO ALTO, California (BUSINESS WIRE). Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the world’s largest startup competition focused on purpose-driven innovation, announces PathGen among 79 other finalists from 24 nations across 6 continents who are invited to participate in a virtual XTC Bootcamp this month with the opportunity to qualify for the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Global Finals 2021 presented by TechCrunch on July 22, 2021.
Competition evaluators narrowed a field of over 3,700 applicants from 92 countries building tech startups addressing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). XTC participants are competing across seven category areas including Agtech, Food & Water; Cleantech and Energy; Education; Enabling Technologies; Fintech; Healthcare; and Transportation and Smart Cities. This year, XTC startups will also compete for one of three special awards: the Covid-19 Innovation Award, Female Founders Award and Ethical AI Award.