The Extreme Tech Challenge is the world’s largest startup competition

It empowers entrepreneurs and their companies with visibility, resources and a rolodex that together, bring a company more visibility, the ability to scale at low to no incremental cost, and to surround entrepreneurs with mentors that can help them build on product success with business success.

"We are hunting for people and ideas that can literally change the world!"
Sir Richard Branson

The 2018 Challenge

Take part in a contest that money can’t buy, including the chance to pitch Sir Richard Branson and an all star judging panel.

Sir Richard Branson and the XTC team take the latest 360 drone over Necker Island

XTC Semi-finals
CONFIRMED FOR CES 2018

Extreme Tech Challenge will be returning to CES for the semi-finals in 2018. This stage of the contest will see the chosen Top 10 pitch their tech live on-stage in hope of being one of three companies selected to move onto Necker Island.