Singularity University Announces Seven New Chapters and Seven Renewals in Australia, Brazil, China, Dominican Republic, Italy, Netherlands, Ukraine, and U.S.
April 25, 2018
New SingularityU Chapters have been formed in: Newcastle, Australia; Vitoria, Brazil; Shenzhen, China; Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic; as well as in Northwest Arkansas, Detroit, and St. Louis in the U.S. Additionally, seven renewal licenses have been issued to existing SingularityU Chapters in Amsterdam and Rotterdam in the Netherlands; Belo Horizonte and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil; Modena and Rome in Italy; and Kyiv in Ukraine.
It’s Official! SingularityU Canada is the Newest SingularityU Country Partner
Feb. 28, 2018
Singularity University announced SingularityU Canada as the newest SingularityU country partner. SingularityU Canada will work with established businesses, entrepreneurs, and future innovators to create new opportunities for innovation and impact in Canada and around the world.
Singularity University Raises $32 Million in Series B Funding, Co-Led by WestRiver Group and Boeing
Feb. 15, 2018
Singularity University announced that it has closed $32 million in Series B funding co-led by WestRiver Group and Boeing [NYSE: BA] with participation from Silicon Valley Bank, TAL Education Group, Mukita, and PeopleFund.
Singularity University Announces Seventeen New Chapters and One Renewal in Belgium, China, Egypt, Estonia, France, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Pakistan, Spain, Thailand, Venezuela, and U.S.
Dec. 19, 2017
New SingularityU Chapters have been formed in: Bangalore, India; Bangkok, Thailand; Beijing and Shanghai, China; Brussels, Belgium; Cairo, Egypt; Caracas, Venezuela; Chicago, Illinois, U.S.; Chihuahua, Mexico; Islamabad, Pakistan; Leon, Spain; Munich, Germany; Okinawa, Japan; Oslo, Norway; Paris and Toulouse, France; and Tallinn, Estonia. Additionally, the SingularityU Barcelona Chapter in Spain is renewing its license.
Singularity University Announces First Global Impact Challenge in Portugal
Dec. 14, 2017
Singularity University has announced a new partnership with Beta-i, Câmara Municipal de Cascais and Nova SBE to launch a SingularityU Global Impact Challenge in Portugal, which will be supported by Câmara Municipal de Cascais and Fundação Amélia de Mello.
Singularity University Columbus Smart City Accelerator Concludes With 13 Startups Working to Bring Exponential Technologies to Market
Nov. 15, 2017
Singularity University today announced its first Smart City Accelerator in Columbus, Ohio will conclude on November 16, 2017 with a closing ceremony and presentations from the 13 startup companies that participated. Co-sponsored by Columbus-based American Electric Power and NCT Ventures, the two-and-a-half month accelerator helped these innovative businesses make advancements and grow their companies which are dedicated to building and bringing to market breakthrough transportation, municipal service, energy efficient, network infrastructure, and workforce solutions.
Singularity University And Project HeHa Announce Results Of Super Happiness Challenge, Reward Solutions That Help People Become Happier, More Prosperous
Nov. 9, 2017
Singularity University and Project HeHa announced the winners and runners-up of the global Super Happiness Challenge, a global open innovation contest that began in May of this year to find individuals and startups with ideas and new products or services that tapped into unmet needs to co-create a happier world.
Exponential Medicine: Singularity University’s Conference Explores Technology's Potential to Reshape Healthcare
Nov. 6, 2017
Today announced its seventh annual Exponential Medicine conference, taking place at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, November 6-9, 2017. Over 600 innovators from across the healthcare, technology, biopharma, engaged patient, and investment worlds will join over 70 world-class faculty and 55 innovative startups to explore cutting-edge technology and its potential to reshape health care across the planet.
Singularity University and Project HeHa Showcase Finalists of Global Competition Representing Best Ideas, Startups For Achieving Happiness
Oct. 20, 2017
Singularity University and Project Heha, a worldwide movement to help people achieve super happiness and co-create a happier world will judge finalists from their Super Happiness Challenge at the Final Pitch Day on Oct. 20 at GSV Labs in Redwood City, Calif. The event, which will take place from 2 to 6 p.m., will include presentations from the finalists who will present their ideas and startups to a panel of judges and investors.
Singularity University Announces Ten New Chapters - in Brazil, Canada, El Salvador, Isle of Man, Japan, The Bahamas, and the U.S., and Renews 11 Chapter Licenses
Oct. 4, 2017
Singularity University has announced the creation of ten new community chapters, bringing the total of SingularityU Chapters worldwide to 83 in 50 countries. New SingularityU Chapters have been formed in: Uberlandia, Brazil; Vancouver and Montreal, Canada; San Salvador, El Salvador; Douglas, Isle of Man; Kyoto, Japan; Nassau, The Bahamas; and Austin, Boston, and Minneapolis-St. Paul, U.S. Chapter Renewals include: Sofia, Bulgaria; Victoria and Toronto, Canada; Santiago, Chile; Quito, Ecuador; Milan, Italy; Panama City, Panama; Lima, Peru; Geneva, Switzerland; Taipei, Taiwan; and Istanbul, Turkey.
Singularity University Announces 2017 Global Grand Challenge Award Winners Showcasing World’s Most Promising Social Impact Tech Companies
Oct. 3, 2017
Singularity University today announced the 2017 startups with the most innovative solutions to help address the most urgent issues facing humanity today. The SU Global Grand Challenge Award winners were selected from three finalists in each of twelve categories: energy, environment, food, water, governance, health, disaster resilience, learning, security, shelter, space, and prosperity. Their solutions involve exponential technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, artificial and/or virtual reality, and digital biology to disrupt the status quo.
Singularity University Announces SU Ventures for Impact Entrepreneurs Who Use Exponential Technologies for Good
Sept. 27, 2017
Singularity University today announced SU Ventures, a new program designed for the unique and more long-term needs of impact-focused startups. In order for these startups to become high-growth, sustainable businesses, they need early and ongoing funding, rapid and iterative customer testing to inform product development, as well as connections to a global network of domain experts and potential partners.
Social Entrepreneurs Showcase 15 Innovations For Global Good To Impact Investors At Singularity University Ventures Demo Faire
Sept. 27, 2017
Singularity University today announced it is hosting its third SU Ventures Demo Faire, Thursday, September 28, 2017, at Singularity University. At the Demo Faire, fifteen potential startups will showcase their innovations for good to impact investors in hopes of securing early-round funding.
Singularity University Unveils Columbus Smart City Accelerator For Startups With Tech Innovations In Transportation, Municipal Services, Energy Efficiency, Secure Networks, Workforce Development
Sept. 12, 2017
Singularity University today opens its first Smart City Accelerator in Columbus, Ohio, the winning city of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge. Co-sponsored by Columbus-based American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) and NCT Ventures, the SU SmartCity Columbus Accelerator is a ten-week program designed to foster and rapidly grow promising technology startups selected for their innovations and vision in helping cities function better while transforming how residents and communities work and live.
Singularity University Announces New and Updated Programs to Prepare Leaders for Disruptive Times, Identify Strategic Opportunities, Achieve High-impact Growth, and Build a Better World
Aug. 17, 2017
Singularity University has announced new and evolved programs for individuals, startups, and large organizations. The announcement was made to 1,600 participants attending this week’s SU’s second annual Global Summit in San Francisco. The enterprise programs announced this week as new or evolved underscore SU’s commitment to deepening the support to help drive organizational transformation.
Singularity University’s Second Annual Global Summit Demonstrates Fast Growing Global Trend to Apply Exponential Technologies to Solve Global Challenges
Aug. 10, 2017
Singularity University announces its second flagship annual event, Singularity University Global Summit, August 13-15, 2017, at the Hilton Union Square, San Francisco. SU is expecting 1,500 participants from around the world, from individuals and entrepreneurs representing startups, to intrapreneurs from large enterprises, organizations, and governments. Deloitte is the Premier Consulting Sponsor for the SU Global Summit. Several Deloitte speakers will address the topics of Digital Transformation, Digital Reality, Re-thinking Strategy, and The Future of Work.
Singularity University Completes 2017 Global Solutions Program
Aug. 13, 2017
Singularity University has graduated 80 entrepreneurs from 40 countries from its flagship Global Solutions Program (GSP). The GSP Class of 2017 was predominantly female; 70 percent had entrepreneurial experience, and 60 percent had worked in various technology fields. One-third of participants also had previous experience working to solve a global grand challenge.
Singularity University Announces Eight New Chapters in Argentina, France, Greece, India, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia and Uruguay, and Renews Six Chapter Licenses
July 26, 2017
Singularity University announced the creation of eight new community Chapters, bringing the total of SingularityU Chapters worldwide to 73, in 45 countries.
Singularity University Establishes Local Chapter in Argentina
July 26, 2017
Singularity University announced the establishment of a new Chapter in Argentina. The Chapter will explore and foster the use of exponential technologies for good with local businesses, innovators, and entrepreneurs.
Singularity University Welcomes Global Impact Challenge Winners and Participants from 40 Nations to its 2017 Global Solutions Program Focused on Climate, Environment
June 27, 2017
Singularity University welcomed the class of 2017 Global Impact Challenge (GIC) winners to the SU campus for its annual flagship event, the Global Solutions Program (GSP).
First-ever Singularity University Summit to Be Held in Africa 23-24 August 2017 to Foster Innovation For Good
June 12, 2017
Singularity University has announced its first international Summit on the African Continent. Scheduled for August 23-24, 2017, the Summit will seek to foster innovation for good by highlighting the impact of AI, robotics, blockchain, and other exponential technologies in healthcare, security, design, and finance.
Deloitte and Singularity University Extend Their Relationship to Foster Innovation Worldwide
June 9, 2017
Singularity University (SU) and Deloitte announced a renewal and expansion of a four-year alliance to bring opportunities for innovation to entrepreneurs and large organizations around the world. Leveraging their collective capabilities, Deloitte Consulting LLP and Singularity University educate and catalyze organizations regarding the disruptive impact of exponential technologies, and accelerate their transformation journeys to envision and realize exponential opportunities.
Singularity University and Project HeHa Issue Global Super Happiness Challenge to Source Innovative Ideas and Startups, Offering Cash Prizes and Up to $1M in Potential Investment
May 22, 2017
Singularity University (SU) and Project HeHa, a global movement on promoting happiness, today announced the global Super Happiness Challenge to encourage entrepreneurs and individuals to propose new ways to co-create a happier world.
Singularity University Unites Global Community on SingularityU Hub Mobile App to Accelerate Development of Solutions for World’s Biggest Problems
May 16, 2017
Singularity University (SU) today announced the availability of SingularityU Hub, a new mobile phone application that combines an online directory of SU’s global community with access to the Singularity Hub content and media portal, as well as information about global SU events and community activities around the globe.
2017 Financial Summit - How to Prepare for Exponential Opportunities and Disruptions Coming to World Economy
May 11, 2017
SU announced the fourth annual Exponential Finance Summit taking place at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square, June 7-9, 2017. Financial Advisors, Insurance and Banking Executives, Venture Capitalists, and Entrepreneurs Will Learn to Leverage Great Change to Succeed and Remain Competitive.
Singularity University Launches Smart City Accelerator in Columbus, Ohio in Partnership with American Electric Power and NCT Ventures to Support Entrepreneurship
May 8, 2017
The SU Smart City Accelerator will drive the next wave of innovation, providing participants with the exponential technologies, tools, global network of experts, mentors, and partners they need to ensure their nascent ideas and ventures for the smart city of the future come to market faster.
Singularity University Expands Longtime Relationship with SAP to Foster Innovation for Global Good Using Exponential Technologies
May 3, 2017
Singularity University announces the expansion of our five-year relationship with SAP SE (NYSE: SAP), a market leader in enterprise application software.
Singularity University Fosters Five New Global Chapters in Sweden, Brazil, The Netherlands, Paraguay, and U.S., Reflecting the Rising Trend of Tech Communities Focused on Solving Humanity’s Global Grand Challenges
April 26, 2017
Singularity University today announced the creation of five new community Chapters around the world, bringing the total to 65 SingularityU Chapters in 39 countries. New Chapters have been formed by SU alumni in Asuncion, Paraguay; Brasilia, Brazil; Los Angeles, California; Nijmegen, The Netherlands; and Stockholm, Sweden.
Singularity University Hosts Manufacturing Summit This May In Boston To Focus On 8 Disruptive Technologies Causing Exponential Change
April 18, 2017
Singularity University today announced the second annual Exponential Manufacturing Summit taking place at the Westin Waterfront Hotel in Boston, May 17-19, 2017. The event is expected to attract over 500 global executives, entrepreneurs, investors, government, and policy leaders.
NBC's ‘The Awesome Show’ Celebrates Science, Technology and Innovation in New Series Hosted and Executive Produced by Chris Hardwick
April 4, 2017
In partnership with Emmy Award-winning executive producer Mark Burnett (The Voice, Survivor), Chris Hardwick and the Silicon Valley institution Singularity University, NBC has ordered six episodes of “The Awesome Show,” a new series that will showcase the groundbreaking scientific and technological advances that are shaping the future, as well as celebrate the pioneers and communities at the forefront of this golden age of unprecedented discovery, innovation and opportunity.
Singularity University Launches 2017 Global Impact Challenge in Miami
March 16, 2017
Singularity University today announced the 2017 Global Impact Challenge in Miami, seeking solutions that address climate change in South Florida. Previously hosted in Miami in 2015, the challenge is supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Singularity University in Collaboration with BD Launches First Global Impact Challenge in Singapore
March 3, 2017
Singularity University is collaborating with the global medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), to launch a Global Impact Challenge (GIC) in Singapore. This challenge seeks to improve healthcare through the identification of new digital technologies enabling better diagnostics and delivery of healthcare.
Singularity University Partners with EAC and ICT, Kenya to Launch First Global Impact Challenge in East Africa
March 2, 2017
Singularity University (SU) has partnered with the East African Community (EAC) and the Information and Communication Technology Authority, Kenya (ICT, Kenya) to launch a Global Impact Challenge (GIC) in East Africa to find innovative solutions to climate change.
Singularity University to Establish Collaborative Venture in Denmark
March 1, 2017
Singularity University (SU) has announced a collaborative venture in Denmark. Operating under the name SingularityU Denmark, the organization will work with established businesses, entrepreneurs, and future innovators to create new opportunities for innovation and advancement in Denmark and around the world.
SingularityU India Summit Returns to Mumbai to Showcase Local and Global Contributions to Solving the World’s Biggest Challenges
Feb. 22, 2017
Singularity University (SU) has announced a second SingularityU India Summit to be held April 7-8, 2017 at JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar, Mumbai. The two-day Summit, hosted in association with INK and in collaboration with Deloitte, convenes exponential thought leaders and organizations from around the world, enabling participants to gain insights into emerging, exponential technologies and how they can be used to create positive change and economic growth in the region.
Singularity University Announces a Global Impact Challenge in San Francisco for Moonshot Ideas to Help Mitigate Climate Change
Feb. 16, 2017
Singularity University (SU) today announced a SingularityU San Francisco Global Impact Challenge (GIC) to find innovative solutions to the critical issue of climate change. The San Francisco-based GIC is one of nearly 20 being offered by SU worldwide in 2017.
Singularity University Announces Selection of Eight Moonshot Initiatives for Startup Accelerator Program
Feb. 6, 2017
Singularity University (SU) today announced its new slate of startups accepted to its Startup Accelerator program. Selected from hundreds of applicants, eight companies were accepted to build moonshot innovations under the guidance and mentorship of SU’s expert faculty and diverse network of advisors.
World Food Programme and SU Launch Global Impact Challenge
Jan. 18, 2017
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is joining forces with Singularity University (SU) to launch a Global Impact Challenge – a call for radical innovations in the fight to end hunger by 2030.
Signaling Evolution and Next Phase, Singularity University Launches Strategic Brand Refresh
Oct. 20, 2016
SU today announced its strategic brand refresh, driven by the meaningful and measurable impact achieved by the benefit corporation in the “tech for good” space, its broadening international scope, and plan forward to create a more abundant future for all.
Singularity University Scales With Global Expansion - Establishes 50th SingularityU Chapter in Tokyo, Japan
Oct. 12, 2016
Singularity University has announced the formation of its 50th community chapter as part of a concentrated effort during the last 18 months to expand globally.
Singularity University Addresses the World’s Greatest Challenges at SU Global Summit
Aug. 16, 2016
Singularity University (SU), the acclaimed technology-focused, Silicon Valley-based education institute and business accelerator, is bringing together global leaders in emerging and exponential technology for its inaugural Global Summit in San Francisco, August 28-30 at the Hilton Union Square, to tackle global challenges like food, water, energy sustainability, health, prosperity, and education.
“Today’s entrepreneurs can do what only government and the largest corporations could once do,” said Dr. Peter Diamandis, co-founder and executive chairman of Singularity University.
Singularity University Launches “Impact Fellows”
June 5, 2016
Singularity University (SU) is inviting social impact “rockstars” within non-profits, NGOs, government agencies, academia, and entrepreneurial and investor circles to apply to become Singularity University Impact Fellows. The goal of the new program is to convene an inclusive and collaborative community of inspired solvers, innovators, and changemakers—from around the globe and across all borders.
Singularity University Brings Together Top Thinkers to Illuminate the Future of Finance
May 19, 2016
Singularity University (SU), the acclaimed technology-focused, Silicon Valley-based education institute and business accelerator, is bringing together global leaders in technology and finance for its annual Exponential Finance Conference in New York CityJune 7-8 at Hotel Conrad to share their learning on the big trends and technologies that are reshaping the way we approach global business.
Top decision-makers, thought-leaders and next-generation entrepreneurs from around the globe will lead break out sessions and keynotes to share their perspectives and best practices in implementing new technologies and trends that are transforming business and finance.
Second Singularity University Accelerator Cohort Poised to Solve Global Challenges
May 2, 2016
Singularity University (SU) today announced the four startups that will join the second cohort of its SU Labs Startup Accelerator, the first accelerator program of its kind totally committed to funding and catalyzing technological breakthroughs to impact humankind.
Singularity University Brings the Future of Manufacturing to Boston
April 25, 2016
Singularity University (SU) is launching its inaugural Exponential Manufacturing event next month — a forum for the world’s most forward-thinking manufacturing leaders, investors and entrepreneurs. The newest conference in SU’s Exponential series, Exponential Manufacturing explores how disruptive technologies such as robotics, personalized 3D printing and artificial intelligence are reshaping manufacturing and the global economy as we know it.
Singularity University Launches First Exponentioal Regional Partnership In The Netherlands
Feb. 23, 2016
Singularity University (SU) has announced its first Exponential Regional Partnership (ERP) with The Netherlands, and the establishment of SingularityU The Netherlands. Key to the program will be the development of an Innovation Hub in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, which will provide education and innovation programs, as well as community events, to enable Dutch individuals, businesses, institutions, investors, NGOs and governments to further their understanding of cutting-edge technologies, and how to utilize these technologies to positively impact billions of people.
Committed to tackling global challenges, SU advocates for the development of a network of innovation ecosystems around the world that will help achieve maximum impact.
Singularity University launches FIRST Global Impact Competition in South Africa
Feb. 18, 2016
Singularity University, a benefit corporation whose mission is to educate, inspire and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity’s greatest challenges, has announced a new partnership with Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) in South Africa, a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, to launch the first SingularityU South Africa Global Impact Competition (GIC).
Singularity University has successfully launched GICs in scores of countries around the world over the last several years to help drive solutions for local and global challenges.
Singularity University Celebrates Success and Impact of Global Solutions Program
Feb. 16, 2016
Singularity University (SU) is highlighting the most significant achievements and recognition of recent classes of the Global Solutions Program (GSP), which provides participants with the tools, knowledge and skills to discover technology-based solutions to improve the lives of billions. GSP16, which will be SU’s eighth class, is accepting applications now through Monday, March 7, 2016 at Midnight PST.
Singularity University Announces First SingularityU Summit in Latin America
Jan. 28, 2016
Singularity University (SU), a benefit corporation focused on empowering leaders to leverage exponential technologies to solve the world’s greatest challenges, has announced that it will host its first Latin American Summit in Chile.SingularityU Chile Summit will take place in Santiago, April 26-27, 2016, at CorpArtes, Rosario Norte 660, Las Condes.
Singularity University and BD — Addressing Global Healthcare Challenges
Jan. 28, 2016
Singularity University (SU), a benefit corporation focused on empowering leaders to leverage exponentially growing technologies to tackle the world’s greatest challenges, and BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, have established a collaborative relationship where BD will leverage SU’s expertise, innovation space, tools and inspiration to create new growth opportunities for healthcare and BD.
BD will amplify its legacy of pioneering new solutions to address global healthcare challenges.
Singularity University Introduces First SingularityU Germany Summit
Dec. 23, 2015
Singularity University (SU), a benefit corporation committed to creating positive global impact through exponential technologies, has announced that it will hold its first Summit in Germany. The SingularityU Germany Summit will take place in Berlin at the Palais am Funkturm on April 20-21, 2016.
Singularity University Accepting Applications for Newly-Enriched 2016 Global Solutions Program
Dec. 8, 2015
Singularity University (SU), a benefit corporation focused on empowering leaders to leverage exponentially-growing technologies to tackle the world’s greatest challenges, has announced updates to its 2016 Global Solutions Program (GSP), which is accepting applications now through Monday, February 22, 2016 at Midnight PST. Formerly named Graduate Studies Program, GSP empowers participants with the tools, knowledge and skills to discover technology-based solutions to improve the lives of billions.
Singularity University, In Partnership With INK, To Host First Asian SingularityU Summit in 2016
Dec. 7, 2015
Singularity University (SU), the Silicon Valley educational institution and business accelerator committed to creating positive global impact through exponential technologies, has announced that it will hold its first major event in Asia. The SingularityU India Summit in association with INK will take place in Mumbai on February 26-27, 2016. Deloitte is a global sponsor of Singularity University Summit program.
Gavin Newsom, Singularity University, to Announce Winners of Drought Solutions Competition
Oct. 30, 2015
California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom and Singularity University will announce the three winning teams selected to be Entrepreneurs in Residence at the SU Startup Labs for their proposed technological solutions to address California’s water supply challenge.
Six finalists have been selected to present their proposals before fifteen expert judges at Friday’s event.
Singularity University Launches The SU Global Water Impact Challenge With Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom To Seek Innovative Solutions to California’s Water Supply Crisis
July 30, 2015
Singularity University, a Silicon Valley Benefit Corporation that creates impact through educational programs, innovative initiatives and its global community, has teamed with California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom to call on entrepreneurs around the world to submit exponential technology solutions to address California’s water supply challenge.
Three winning teams will be selected to be Entrepreneurs in Residence at SU Startup Lab, and will interact with Singularity University’s startup community, corporate partners and other humanitarian-focused partnerships to springboard solutions for global impact and sustainability.
Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus to Keynote Singularity University’s Global Solutions Program on June 15
June 9, 2015
Singularity University, the Silicon Valley educational institute and business accelerator, will officially open the 2015 Global Solutions Program (GSP) on June 15. The Class of 2015 will include 80 participants from more than 40 nations, and for the first time in its seven-year history, will be comprised of a majority of women.
Big Think and Singularity University Study Reveals 2015 Exponential Leaders
March 5, 2015
Big Think, the online video network where the world’s leading thinkers examine the most essential ideas of our age, and Singularity University (SU), a education and business accelerator, today announced the results of the 2015 Disruptive Innovation Survey.
Big Think and Singularity University partnered to conduct this first-ever study into the traits of exponential leadership to fully understand the impact of exponential technology on global business.
Singularity University Opens Global Impact Competition in Miami Seeking Innovative Ideas to Address Sea Level Rise
Feb. 23, 2015
Singularity University today launched its Global Impact Competition (GIC) in Miami calling on innovators to answer the question: How would you solve South Florida’s sea level rise challenge and improve the lives of a million people in three to five years by using technology? The competition is supported by $70,000 from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Singularity University Announces Google Support for Increased Global Access and Diversity in Tech
Jan. 28, 2015
Singularity University (SU), the technology-focused education institute and global business accelerator has announced a new multi-million dollar agreement with Google aimed at breaking down barriers to technology innovation by creating opportunities for a more diverse group of entrepreneurs from around the world.
Through the agreement, Google will provide $1.5 million annually for the next two years to help fund qualified and selected candidates to SU’s flagship Global Solutions Program (GSP) – a 10-week immersive experience that educates and empowers the best minds to use exponential technologies to solve the world’s greatest challenges.
Singularity University and Yunus Social Business Partner To Impact Global Development In Some Of The Most Vulnerable Areas Of The World
Jan. 21, 2015
Singularity University (SU) and Yunus Social Business(YSB) have announced a new partnership within the Singularity University Impact Partnership program. The Impact Partnership was announced at the World Economic Forum by Dr. Peter H. Diamandis, co-founder of Singularity University, and Dr. Muhammad Yunus, founder of Yunus Social Business, to concentrate on the use of accelerating technologies and social entrepreneurship for global development in some of the most vulnerable areas of the world where YSB is active.
The Future of Shopping has Arrived and its Name is OSHbot
Oct. 28, 2014
This holiday season, Lowe’s Innovation Labs will introduce two autonomous retail service robots in a flagship Orchard Supply Hardware store in midtown San Jose, California to study how robotics technology can benefit customers and employees.
Called OSHbot, the robots will assist customers to quickly navigate stores by directing them to specific products and providing real-time information about product promotions and inventory.
INNOVATING WOMEN: The Changing Face of Technology
Sept. 9, 2014
Innovating Women, a new book co-authored by Singularity University (SU) distinguished fellow Vivek Wadhwa and award-winning author, journalist and professor Farai Chideya, holds no punches in challenging the old-boy networks in science and tech around the world to foretell that women are prime to lead the new era of innovation.
Created with the support ofSingularity UniversityandGoogle for Entrepreneurs, Innovating Womencrowdsources the personal journeys of hundreds of women from Tehran to Mumbai to Silicon Valley and shares first-hand accounts of these pioneers’ challenges, barriers, discriminations and roads to success.
Singularity University Previews Future Entrepreneurs- Graduates of the 2014 Global Solutions Program- and Showcases the 21 Team Projects Developed During the 10-week Program
Aug. 27, 2014
Singularity University (SU), the Silicon Valley educational institute and business accelerator, completed its sixth Global Solutions Program (GSP) last week and paid tribute at the Closing Ceremony to the 80 participants and showcased the 21 Team Projects developed within the 10-week program that employ accelerating technologies to address global grand challenges.
The 80 participants, who hailed from 35 different countries worldwide, were immersed on the SU campus at NASA Research Park in an unparalleled learning environment focused on identifying and using rapidly accelerating technologies to find solutions to humanity’s greatest challenges: Education, Energy, Environment, Food, Global Health, Poverty, Security, Space and Water.
Singularity University and CNBC Partner to Launch Exponential Finance Conference June 10-11 in New York City
Feb. 26, 2014
Singularity University (SU), the widely acclaimed technology-focused education institute and business accelerator, today announced it is partnering with CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, to launch Exponential Finance, a first-of-its-kind conferenceto explore the impact of exponential technologies that are disrupting and reshaping finance and the world as we know it.
Exponential Finance will take place June 10-11, 2014, in New York City.
Singularity University Launches New Corporate Innovation Exchange To Inspire and Enable Industry Giants To Reimagine and Reinvent Their Future
Feb. 11, 2014
Singularity University (SU), the widely acclaimed technology-focused education institute and business accelerator, has announced the launch of a new initiative for accelerating corporate innovation, the Corporate Innovation Exchange. The SU program will enable large enterprises to establish an innovation outpost in Silicon Valley and regularly access SU’s global community of world-renowned tech experts, startups, NGOs and other forward-thinking organizations.
Singularity University and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF Partner to Advance Global Innovations that Benefit Women and Children
June 27, 2013
Singularity University (SU) and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF have announced a new partnership to create transformative technologies that will save and improve the lives of the most vulnerable children and women in developing countries. SU and UNICEF will work together to find sustainable solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in the areas of nutrition, water, energy, security, health, and education.
Deloitte, Singularity University and XPRIZE Form Alliance and Launch the Innovation Partnership Program
May 14, 2013
Three recognized leaders advancing innovation in industry, education and business have announced a new alliance to spur global economic development and business commerce, while supporting a mission to help humanity solve its greatest challenges. The Innovation Partnership Program (IPP) is a three-year alliance of XPRIZE, the leader in solving grand challenges through large-scale, global incentivized competitions; Singularity University, a unique Silicon Valley educational institute and business incubator which explores the disruptive influences and global growth opportunities of exponentially advancing technologies and Deloitte, a leader in strategy & operations, human capital and technology consulting services.
Singularity University Acquires the Singularity Summit
Dec. 6, 2012
Singularity University (SU) today announced that it has acquired the Singularity Summit, one of the premier annual conferences focused on Artificial Intelligence, founded by the Singularity Institute (SI) in 2006.
The acquisition furthers SU’s founding goal to provide the tools and thinking necessary to solve humanity’s greatest challenges, while SI transitions to a more research-focused organization.
Singularity University Continues Expansion with Acquisition of Singularity Hub Media Network
Nov. 14, 2014
Singularity University (SU) today announced that it is expanding its presence in online media with the acquisition of Singularity Hub a wildly popular and growing media network, which delves into all things impacted by the rapid growth of technologies and scientific breakthroughs that are enabling humanity to enhance society and solve Global Challenges.
Singularity Hub (www.singularityhub.com) covers the latest in robots, genetics, longevity, artificial intelligence, aging, stem cells and other technologies that are expanding human ability, health, and society. Founder Keith Kleiner will continue as Executive Editor and also assume the position of Vice President of Media for SU.
3D Systems Partners With Singularity University
Oct. 5, 2016
3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Singularity University (SU) to provide 3D content-to-print solutions and education. Under this agreement, the company plans to deliver and install key elements of its extensive 3D content-to-print portfolio, including its personal and professional 3D printers.
Singularity University Welcomes Sandra Miller, Former Kauffman Foundation and Stanford Biodesign Executive, to Direct New Venture Activities, Including SU Labs
May 16, 2012
Singularity University (SU) has announced the appointment of Sandra Miller, an entrepreneurship education expert, as Managing Director of New Venture Development. Ms. Miller will be responsible for SU’s first incubation program, SynBio Startup Launchpad, while also working closely with Vice President of Strategy & New Venture Development Gabriel Baldinucci.
Singularity University Brings in Gabriel Baldinucci, Former Virgin Group Executive and Entrepreneur, to Lead Overall Strategy and New Venture Development, Including SU Labs
Feb. 7, 2012
Singularity University (SU) has announced the appointment of Gabriel Baldinucci, an experienced entrepreneur, investor, and former Virgin Group executive, as Vice President of Strategy and New Venture Development.
Mr. Baldinucci will be responsible for the development and leadership of a new venture, SU Labs, while also working closely with CEO Rob Nail to direct overall strategy for Singularity University.
Singularity University Announces New Corporate Partnership with Genentech to Explore The Future of Exponentially Advancing Technologies
Feb. 6, 2012
Singularity University (SU), the only educational institution uniquely focused on the impact and opportunities presented by exponentially advancing technologies, has announced a new high-level partnership with Genentech, one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. The announcement was made on the opening day of Exponential Medicine, a signature SU program which explores the future of medicine through rapidly developing, disruptive, and convergent technologies and how they are poised to revolutionize healthcare.
Singularity University Names Rob Nail CEO
Oct. 12, 2011
Singularity University (SU) has announced the appointment of Rob Nail, a successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur and an associate founder of SU, as Chief Executive Officer. Most recently Rob has been serving as SU’s Director of the Global Solutions Program.