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Innovative Forces Unite: Fiverr and XPRIZE

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Ben Conde
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February 10, 2016
Fiverr & XPrize||Decovski, XPRIZE||Kidslikefran, XPRIZE||Emily Martin XPrize

As some of you may know, Fiverr and XPRIZE have teamed up to empower people through innovation and to facilitate positive change. XPRIZE, a non-profit organization, designs and manages public competitions intended to encourage technological development that can benefit mankind. To kick off our partnership, XPRIZE challenged the Fiverr community to design the cover of the organization’s 2016 Prize Book, which will be distributed to Elon Musk, Larry Page, Arianna Huffington and other influencers on the XPRIZE board of trustees. “Since the 2016 XPRIZE Prize Book highlights all the Grand Challenges we are looking to solve through incentivizing innovators, it is only fitting to hold a competition with one of most innovative creative communities to design the cover. XPRIZE was excited about the opportunity to partner with Fiverr and its large community of content builders,” says Alan Zack, Senior Director of Marketing & Education at XPRIZE. “The feedback we received was incredible. The designs exceeded our expectations. The Prize Book is one of our most important publications as it highlights the Grand Challenges we are incentivizing innovators to solve. We know a great solution can come from anyone, anywhere. The more people know about the problem, the greater likelihood we will get quality solutions. ”Over 40 Fiverr members submitted designs for the competition, and XPRIZE selected the three following finalists. The big winner will be announced soon, but in the meantime, we’ve asked the designers to tell us their Fiverr story and explain what inspired them to create their particular cover design. Check out their designs and click to read their stories below.

Emily, Emilymartin1994 on Fiverr

Emily Martin XPrize

François, Kidslikefran on Fiverr

François Kidslikefran, XPRIZE

Boris, Decovski on Fiverr

Boris Decovski, XPRIZE

More Information on XPRIZE

XPRIZE is a non-profit organization that designs and manages public competitions intended to encourage technological development that could benefit mankind. The XPRIZE mission is to bring about “radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity” through incentivized competition. It fosters high-profile competitions that motivate individuals, companies and organizations across all disciplines to develop innovative ideas and technologies that help solve the grand challenges that restrict humanity’s progress.

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