The Innovation Challenges are designed to showcase startups at the forefront of agetech, with solutions that empower people to choose how they live as they age. The Challenges include digital learning for older adults, fraud and personal security, and entertainment, among others. See below for a complete list of Challenges and descriptions.
Finalist and Winner Benefits
Startups are encouraged to apply to the Challenge most relevant to their solution.
Note: Final Candidates subject to approval.
We accept applications from technologies that empower as they age within the following criteria:
Fraud and Personal Security Challenge
Have a solution that protects people’s information online? We are looking for disruptive personal security and fraud solutions that keep people from losing personal digital information.
Challenge Winner: Nomorobo
Audience Choice Winner: CallHero
Digital Learning Challenge
Deadline to Apply: September 9, 2020
Challenge Event Date: September 21, 2020
Deadline to Apply: October 9, 2020
Challenge Event Date: October 19, 2020
Do you have an innovative entertainment solution that curates the fun in life for older adults? We are highly encouraging our 50+ entrepreneurs and founders to apply to this challenge.
Deadline to Apply: November 9, 2020
Challenge Event Date: November 19, 2020
Female-Founders Social Connection Challenge
Women founders with solutions that support long term relationship development and building, this may be of interest to you! From pen pals to romantic relationships, do you have a disruptive solution that will help develop better relationships?
Deadline to Apply: January 6, 2021
Challenge Event Date: January 19, 2021
Safe and Effective Aging in Place Challenge
We're embarking on a global search for solutions that help people age in place more effectively and safely.
Deadline to Apply: February 2, 2021
Competition Date: February 16, 2021