Reinvent the Future of Work

We award over one million dollars to global entrepreneurs using technology to drive economic opportunity for workers.

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Upcoming IIC Regional Celebrations

Asia: August 24

Africa: August 29

Europe: September 10

North America: September 27

Meet the 2018 Latin America Winners

A Selection Panel of 16 regional leaders selected four IIC Latin American Winners, who will join us at MIT for the final round of the global tournament in November.

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North America Finalists

Announcing this year’s IIC North America Finalists, who will be celebrated at Detroit’s Regional Celebration on September 27.

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Africa Finalists

Introducing this year’s IIC Africa Finalists, who are all using technology to reinvent the future of work.

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Europe Finalists

We are pleased to announce this year’s IIC Europe Finalists, who are all using technology to improve economy opportunity for workers.

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Asia Finalists

Congratulations to the 12 MIT IIC Asia Finalists who will now proceed to the Regional Celebration in Bangkok, Thailand on August 24!

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Latin America Finalists

Congratulations to the other Finalists in the Latin America Challenge.

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A Global Tournament

We work with like-minded collaborators in five regions — North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Twenty Regional Winners will proceed to the IIC Global Celebration where four Grand Prize Winners will each win $250,000

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Global Grand Prize Celebration at MIT

The world’s most innovative Future of Work entrepreneurs — the IIC Regional Winners — will gather at MIT for the final round of the global tournament. At this gala Celebration, four Global Grand Prize Winners will be announced and will receive $250,000 each.

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IIC Latin America Celebration

Hosted at the São Paulo Museum of Modern Art, the IIC Latin America Celebration will feature an engaging, multilingual program of speakers and pitches.

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IIC Asia Celebration

Thought leaders, innovators, ecosystem champions, and IIC Asia Regional Finalists will convene to celebrate successes so far, raise awareness of challenges and opportunities for aspiring innovators, and announce the IIC Asia Regional Winners.

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IIC Africa Celebration

The IIC Africa Regional Finalists will gather in Nairobi, Kenya in conjunction with the MIT Legatum Center’s Open Mic Africa Summit, where Zambezi Prize Winners and MIT IIC Regional Winners will be celebrated.

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IIC Europe Celebration

As part of its 350-Anniversary festivities, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany will host the IIC Europe Celebration at their global headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany.

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IIC North America Celebration

The IIC North America Regional Finalists will gather in Detroit, MI, where the Future of Work is truly being reinvented. The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation will host the Celebration, featuring leading speakers from the local and regional ecosystem.


$2M+ Awarded
50+ Nations Represented
230 Judges
50+ Global Outreach Partners
1,500 Registered Organizations
40 Winners Celebrated
2,000+ Event Attendees

Grand Prize Winners