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XPRIZE Awards $8M In Avatar Competition

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XPRIZE, the Los Angeles-based organization which organizes prize-based competitions to advance technology in the areas of "humanity's greatest challenges", said it has named a winner of its four-year ANA Avatar XPRIZE. XPRIZE said a total of 99 teams registered for the competition in 2018.

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6 Mistakes Often Made Positioning Against Competition

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Don’t bash the competition. Every investor knows how vulnerable a new startup is to competitors, so investors always ask about your sustainable competitive advantage in the marketplace. That says you are competitive today, have a real barrier to entry, and the potential to remain ahead of the competition for a long time.

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7 Secrets To Positioning Competition For Constituents

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As an investor, I always listen carefully to what an entrepreneur says, and does not say, about competition. Every business area has competition and every customer has alternatives, so a smart entrepreneur needs to acknowledge these as a positive in defining a big market, and position the features of a new solution in this context.

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Ingram Micro Launches Startup Competition

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Irvine-based Ingram Micro , a distributor of technology products and provider of cloud and other related services, has launched a new competition aimed at startups, thec ompany said this morning. Ingram Micro said the competition is also being support by Microsoft's Microsoft for Startups group.

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XPRIZE Launches Rapid Covid Testing Competition

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Los Angeles-based XPRIZE , the organization which creates competitions to help encourage the advancement of technology to solve some of the world's biggest challenges, says it has launched a new prize, aimed at the rapid testing issue with COVID-19.

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University Lab Partners, UCI Launches Startup Competition

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Irvine-based University Lab Partners and the SBDC @ UCI Beall Applied Innovation said this morning that the two organizations have launched a new, startup competition, which is aimed at accelerating both life sciences and technology startups. The new competition is open until June 12th.

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8 Tactics To Make Service Your Competitive Advantage

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It must be understandable, written down, and verifiable, with regular measurements and metrics to make it real, benchmarked against the competition. Leaders have found that keeping everyone on top of changes in technology, competition, and customer demands is critical to success. Make your service deliver process “happy.”