All year round - the global tech contest

The Extreme Tech Challenge is a year round global contest.

19 October 2018 Necker Island

XTC 2018 Finals on Necker Island, BVI

Top 3 Finalists present to a panel of all star judges, spearheaded by Sir Richard Branson.

August 2018 ONLINE

Submission Deadline

All applications will be reviewed by a top-notch panel of judges consisting of high profile VCs, successful entrepreneurs and highly qualified advisors.

October 2018 Necker Island, BVI

XTC Top 25 Announcement

A rigorous judging process from the get-go, the pool of applicants is narrowed down to the Top 25 startups, unveiled at the XTC 2018 Finals on Necker Island.

November 2018 TBA

XTC Top 10 Announcement

Two months ahead of CES 2019 only 10 Semi-Finalists will be selected from the Top 25 XTC challengers.

10 January 2019 CES Las Vegas

XTC Semi Finals at CES, Las Vegas

Extreme Tech Challenge returns to CES Las Vegas for the semi-finals in 2019. 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.

March 2019 Necker Island

XTC 2019 Finals on Necker Island, BVI

Top 3 Finalists present to a panel of all star judges, spearheaded by Branson.