XTC Australia Round One Finalists Announced
On Friday 10 December, the three finalists of the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Australia Round One competition were announced.
This year’s winners included Mineral Carbonation International (MCi), who specialise in removing CO2 emissions and transforms it into solid materials for use in industrial products; MaxMine, who processes vast mining data collections to optimise performance and reduce mining site carbon emissions; and Bitwise Agronomy, an automated drop analysis system.
XTC is a global competition dedicated to empowering startups to create new tech innovations to address global challenges. It is the world’s largest ecosystem and competition for purpose-driven technology inspired by the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
With applicants spanning 6 continents, 92 countries, the competition is free to enter and provides a platform for global growth and investment. The Top two finalists will automatically go into the global finals hosted by TechCrunch and one will receive a $50,000 investment from Australia’s leading energy producer, Woodside Energy.