Solving Together: The Big Idea
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Solve Membership establishes your organization as a leader in social impact and enables you to support cutting-edge innovation:
- Partner directly with 200+ tech-based social entrepreneurs
- Drive real impact on the issues most important to you by helping shape Global Challenges
- Connect with the leading minds in tech and social impact—including Supporters HP Inc., The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Vodafone Americas Foundation, Starbucks, and more
2023 Indigenous Communities Fellowship
How are Indigenous innovators in the US and Canada building upon traditional knowledge and technology to meet the social, environmental, and economic goals of their communities?
Climate Adaptation & Low-Carbon Housing Challenge
How can communities adapt to more extreme weather and create low-carbon housing for all?
Financial Inclusion Challenge
How can we provide financially excluded individuals and small enterprises with the tools they need to withstand financial shocks and build wealth?
Gender Equity in STEM Challenge
How can girls and women reach their full potential and thrive in STEM education and careers in the United States?
Health in Fragile Contexts Challenge
How can we build resilience in health systems and maintain access to care despite destabilizing events?
Learning for Civic Action Challenge
How can all people learn about and take civic action to improve their communities and the world?
Meet the Solver teams
Each year, Solve selects the most promising Solver teams who will drive transformational change in the world. We're proud to support 228 Solver and Fellow teams who are are:
- 64% women-led;
- Headquartered in 49 countries, and representing 18 American Indian tribes;
- 60% for-profit/hybrid, 36% nonprofit
- 16% prototype and research, 32% pilot, 46% growth, 6% scale.
Partnerships are Solve marketplace success stories—often occurring between a Solver and Member. Thanks to our partners, Solve has catalyzed over $60 million in commitments and 600+ partnerships for Solver teams and social entrepreneurs.
Protect Medicinal Plants
Their partnership with the Wild Elements Foundation has helped Indigenous Communities Fellow, Richelle Thomas, to grow her work from a research project into a community driven public health campaign.
Expanding Community Disease Detection
Our engagement with Trinity Challenge has led to a major partnership for Solver PODD. PODD, a platform for pre-spillover community disease detection, was the recipient of a $1.8M grant; PODD plans to expand their operations to six new countries over the next three years.
Microsoft’s Climate Innovation Fund
The Microsoft Climate Innovation Fund led an interseries convertible debt round for Rheaply, leading to a $2,100,000 investment to Rheaply. Rheaply now plans to help Microsoft implement a carbon product roadmap to move towards their goal of carbon neutrality by 2030.
Business Coaching Helps Restore Coastal Communities Faster
Solver Marauder One (M1) was matched with Schmidt Marine and the Schmidt Family Foundation to receive transformational coaching from a business venture coach. Through this relationship, Marauder One has executed a technology development contract and accelerated its restoration efforts by reducing its time and cost metrics.