GIST Tech-I Voting

2016 GIST Tech-I Voting

This year the GIST Tech-I Global Pitch Competition received a record 1,075 applications from 104 emerging economies. More than 140 regional, scientific, technical, and entrepreneurship experts from around the world participated in the review process, assessing each idea/startup's feasibility, potential impact, market potential, and business strategy. The 102 innovators selected to advance to the semifinals public voting stage represent 51 emerging economies and have presented innovations in a variety of critical sectors, including agriculture, education, energy, environment, health, and ICT.

Now it is your chance to weigh in. From April 1 to May 1, your online votes will help determine which thirty semifinalists advance to showcase their ideas to some of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs at the 2016 Global Entrepeneurship Summit. You can watch the semifinalists' 90 second pitch videos and vote for your favorite startups and ideas every day for the entire month of voting. Each time you vote, you will also have the opportunity to nominate a country or territory to win GIST Regional Startup Boot Camp training resources for its entrepreneurs in 2017.