GIST Tech-I Competition for Computer Geeks: $70,000 in awards

Deadline: June 17, 2013

Calling all Computer Geeks out there. There is a great opportunity for you! The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the launch of the 3rd annual Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST): Technology Idea (Tech-I) competition! The Competition brings innovative entrepreneurs together to compete for training and prizes at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Malaysia. Enter and Win $70,000 in awards as well as training, mentoring and an opportunity to pitch at a global stage.


  • 30 semi-finalists will earn an all expenses paid weekend of entrepreneurship training in Malaysia this October where they will compete in the final round of the competition.
  • The winners will receive cash prizes totaling $70,000 and
  • 2 months of mentorship from entrepreneurship experts
  • Networking and pitching at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

How to Apply: Submit an Executive Summary & 2 Minute Video at

Note: Read the details and rules of the competition carefully before applying.

For more information, click here