October 18, 2016 IBOMLLC Team

Mozilla launches a $200K Equal Rating Innovation Challenge; sparking new ways to access the Internet

Mozilla Launches Equal Rating Innovation Challenge: A $250,000 contest including expert mentorship to spark new ways to connect everyone to the Internet

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Mozilla Launches Equal Rating Innovation Challenge: A $250,000 contest including expert mentorship to spark new ways to connect everyone to the Internet

Mozilla calls upon innovators to challenge existing approaches; Submissions open on November 1st

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The Equal Rating Innovation Challenge will support promising solutions through expert mentorship and funding of US$250,000 in prize monies split into three categories – Best Overall (based on scalability), Best Overall Runner-up and Most Novel Solution (based on experiment with a potential high reward).

At Mozilla, we believe the Internet is most powerful when anyone – regardless of gender, income, or geography – can participate equally. However, the digital divide remains a clear and persistent reality,” said Mozilla’s Chief Innovation Officer, Katharina Borchert, in a blog post. Further, she says, “This challenge is designed to spur innovations for bringing the members of the Next Billion online. The Equal Rating Innovation Challenge is focused on identifying creative new solutions to connect the unconnected. These solutions may range from consumer products and novel mobile services to new business models and infrastructure proposals.”

Mozilla has launched www.EqualRating.com, a website offering educational content …read more

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