The greatest challenges, 64 promising startups, and a festival showcasing the world’s most inspiring ideas and leaders.

When 1776 took on the global Challenge Cup startup competition, we worked together as their digital agency partner and event sponsor to produce the festival website, branding and collateral design.

We focused on a visual design concept and environmental branding that would capture the competition’s core themes and unify the policy, creative, and technology communities around the common goal of solving the world’s most pressing issues.

In its first year, the Challenge Festival attracted:

The result was a global festival that captured the hearts and minds of entrepreneurs, policy makers, investors, and the creative technology community around the world.