- Participant Guide
Everything you need to know about the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020 in one location. Click to download the guide.
- Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019 Winners
Read the official announcement highlighting last year's winners.
- How to win $100K in 90 seconds?
Watch these videos to learn tips on how to create your best Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge pitch video.
- Oorja: Grand Prize Winner, Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019
Learn about our 2019 Grand Prize winner’s community solar pumping model, Oonnati.
- Jara: First Runner-Up, Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018
Meet the Global Problem Solver, Jara. The Jara Unit provides emergency education in disaster-stricken areas through the power of IoT.
- OmniVis: Second Runner-Up, Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2017Solvers White Paper
Meet the Global Problem Solver, OmniVis. The team, along with its partners, is on a mission to end 90% of cholera by 2030.
- CareNX: Grand Prize Winner, Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018
Learn how our 2018 Grand Prize winner is providing care to 35,000 expectant mothers in India.
- Cisco Competitions Help Today’s Innovators Become Tomorrow’s Global Problem Solvers
See how Cisco competitions helped social entrepreneurs Jara, Luso Labs, Neopenda, and OmniVis turn their technology innovations into world-changing solutions.
- Business Model Canvas (BMC)
The Business Model Canvas is a useful and common framework for any new business to capture their business model(s). Wikipedia provides an explanation of the Business Model Canvas in the provided link.
- Business Model Video Tutorial
Strategyzer’s video tutorial explains each component in the Business Model Canvas.
- TED Talk: The Single Biggest Reason Why Startups Succeed
Serial investor Bill Gross gathered data from hundreds of companies and ranked each company on five key factors. He found one factor that stood out from the others.
- Promotional Toolkit
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