social entrepreneurship

Meet INFIUSS: A Second Runner-Up of the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020

INFIUSS is a blood sourcing and delivery platform that recruits blood donors and delivers blood directly to patients in their hospital beds once they send a request through the INFIUSS app, SMS, or phone call. Learn more from founder Melissa Bime, winner of a Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020 Second Runner-Up $25,000 USD prize.

Meet Gramhal: A Second Runner-Up of the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020

Gramhal’s model empowers farmers and enables them to access better prices for their produce and increase their income. Gramhal was the Second Runner-Up in the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020 and won a $25,000 USD prize. Learn more from their founder and CEO, Vikas Birhma.

Meet CURE: First Runner-Up of the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020

CURE founder, Mohamed Dhaouafi, won the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge First Runner-Up $75,000 USD prize. Learn more about how they create customizable 3D-printed bionic arms for people with limb differences at an affordable price.

Meet Savanna Circuit Tech: Grand Prize Winner of the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020

Now that the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020 winners have been officially announced, you’ll want to learn more about each winning team and the story behind each innovation. We will start with Emmastella Gakuo and Percy Lemtukei, the co-founders of Savanna Circuit Tech, who were awarded the Grand Prize of $100,000 USD.

August 5, 2020

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Announcing the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020 Winners

The Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge awards startups working towards driving economic development or solving a social or environmental problem.

Celebrating the power of entrepreneurs to solve global problems

In our rapidly changing, hyper-connected world, we believe developing a generation of global problem solvers is critical to discovering the solutions for today’s and tomorrow’s challenges.

November 5, 2019

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Partners can join Cisco in supporting global problem solvers using tech for good

We invite Cisco partners to join us in supporting entrepreneurs who are using technology to address our world’s problems. Learn more about Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge: Partners 2020.

Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020 Launches with Special India Impact Prize

On October 15, 2019, Cisco launched its fourth annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge, a worldwide search for the next technology startup greatly impacting people, society or the planet.

How an Animated Series is Turning Phoenix-area Students and Teachers into Social Entrepreneurs

Cisco’s Global Problem Solvers: The Series program aims to instill the tenets of social entrepreneurship and responsible use of technology into middle schools. The animated series follows a team of teenage superheroes who work together to solve social problems around the world.