SmartCone Wins $60,000 Top Prize in NextChallenge: Smart Cities Technology Challenge

DETROIT - SmartCone, a Bicycle-Pedestrian Safety Solutions, has won the NextChallenge: Smart Cities technology challenge, a will receive $60,000 in grant funding from Wells Fargo to demonstrate and validate the concept. NextChallenge: Smart Cities technology challenge, a global competition challenging innovators to find hardware and software technology solutions to address unmet needs in urban areas.

By |2017-12-14T16:44:33+00:00December 14th, 2017|Entrepreneurs|

Top 10 Finalists Named For NextChallenge: Smart Cities

DETROIT  – The envelopes have been opened and the top 10 finalist for the second annual NextChallenge: Smart Cities competition where they will compete for up to $100,000 to demonstrate urban hardware and software technology solution in a real-world setting. New this year, a People’s Choice Award will be determined by audience participation colleges using

By |2017-11-27T20:01:38+00:00November 27th, 2017|Connected Tech, Featured, Mobile MI|

M2 Techcast: NextEnergy CEO Provides Details On $100K NextChallenge

ROYAL OAK - The winner of NextChallenge: Smart Cities will be awarded up to $80,000 in grant funding from Wells Fargo to demonstrate and validate their solution at the NextEnergy Center in Detroit, or an applicable site that meets the needs of the selected solution. An additional combined total of $20,000 will be awarded to

By |2016-06-19T20:48:18+00:00June 19th, 2016|Clean Update, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

NextChallenge: Smart Cities – A Connected Tech Competition For Urban Areas

GRAND RAPIDS - Today's cities are facing many common challenges in the areas of safety, emissions, accessibility, and congestion. Detroit's NextEnergy thinks innovation is an important mechanism to proactively address the challenges facing cities to identify opportunities for new business models. Therefore, the non-profit has developed a national competition NextChallenge: Smart Cities which focuses on

By |2016-06-08T14:35:27+00:00June 8th, 2016|Clean Update, Connected Tech, Michigan Mobile Musings|