.lumen: Meet the team empowering millions of people who are blind through AI and machine learning models
This year’s Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Ethical AI winning solution, .lumen, provides opportunities for people who are blind.
TIC: Meet the team bringing cellular and internet service to indigenous communities in rural Mexico
Telecomunicaciones Indígenas Comunitarias (TIC) won a regional first runner-up prize for the Americas in the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2021.
Jangala: Meet the team closing the digital divide by providing internet access to offline refugees
Jangala won the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2021 Digital Inclusivity Prize. Learn how they are focused on the same goals as Cisco's ET&I team.
Biodesign Innovation Labs: Meet the team developing an affordable alternative for prolonged manual ventilation
This year, Cisco awarded the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2021 Pandemic Response Prize to Biodesign Innovation Labs. Learn more.
Mini City: Meet the team providing people experiencing homelessness access to life saving identification
The Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2021 HBCU Startup Prize was awarded to Mini City which unlocks legal forms of identification for the homeless.
Remora: Meet the team fighting climate change by capturing CO2 from trucks
This year, Cisco awarded the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2021 Greenhouse Gas Solutions Prize to US-based Remora. Learn more.
ZzappMalaria: Meet the team that is using AI to eradicate malaria
ZzappMalaria won the 2021 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Grand Prize of $250,000 USD. Learn more about how they use AI to eliminate malaria.
Announcing the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2021 winners
Tae Yoo, SVP of Corporate Affairs at Cisco, announces the winners of the fifth annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge.
Astia is transforming the way we fund businesses
Cisco has invested in early-phase funding to help Astia develop a tech-enabled platform to source and screen companies applying to Astia for investment, and work to remove bias from the investment process. We recently sat down with Sharon Vosmek, CEO of Astia, and Tanya Van Court, the CEO of Goalsetter, an investee company in Astia's portfolio, to learn more.