Hi Teams,

We hope that your progress is going well on the apps for the $100,000 Big Ocean Button Challenge! A reminder that your ocean app submissions are due in two weeks by 31 August. Please review the submission form, and if you have any questions please ask - the earlier the better!

We published a new editorial about the prize in Inside Big Data (a go-to news resource on big data, data science and machine learning) this piece is called a "Wave of Abundance from Big Ocean Data."

The judges and I look forward to seeing your submissions soon!


Matt Mulrennan

Director, Ocean Initiative, XPRIZE