Press Releases

Check out our most recent press releases as well as significant historical releases.

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.