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Indian Start-up Bodhi Health Selected for Solve Challenge MIT

Solve Challenge Finals on September 23 in New York City

Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, today announced the 60 Challenge finalists—selected from a pool of 1,150 applicants from 110 countries—who will present a live pitch of their solution to one of the most pressing global Challenges at the Solve Challenge Finals on September 23 in New York City to kick off UN General Assembly week.

During the event, the finalists will pitch their solutions to one of Solve’s 2018 Global Challenges: (1) Coastal Communities, (2) Frontlines of Health, (3) Teachers & Educators, and (4) Work of the Future to a panel of expert judges from organizations such as the World Bank Group, Rockefeller Foundation, TPG/The Rise Fund, World Health Organization, Citi, and Starbucks, and a live audience. After the pitches, Diane von Furstenberg, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and Cheryl Dorsey will discuss bridging the pioneer gap for early stage innovators to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

“Solve Challenge Finals is a unique opportunity to showcase the most promising tech-based solutions to global challenges.” said Solve’s Executive Director, Alex Amouyel. “We had incredible diversity of solutions—nonprofits, for-profits, academic projects, all ages, and over 110 countries were represented. The judges had the …

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