Past Events

Meet the Winners - Help America Vote Challenge webinar

The Jack Brooks Foundation (JBF) turned to the crowd to source ideas on how to increase voter turnout. The foundation wants every election - including presidential, state, and local - to have high levels of voter participation and engagement. JBF is sponsoring the Help America Vote Challenge to gather your non-partisan ideas for how to improve voter turnout.

Join us on May 12th at 11am PT/2pm ET as HeroX sits down with The Jack Brooks Foundation and their winners to discuss their winning solutions. Reserve your seat here.

If you missed it, not to worry! Check out the recording here.

Challenge Update: Reservoir Sediment Dredging for Long-Term Management webinar

The Western Dredging Association, the Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and HeroX are thrilled to present an update on the WEDA and WODA working groups on reservoir dredging and five emerging technologies for reservoir sediment removal.

Join us on Wednesday, May 12th at 1pm EST/10am PST as we sit down with the five Phase 1 winners.

The five emerging technologies are Phase 1 winners of Reclamation and USACE’s “Guardians of the Reservoir Challenge.” Each Phase 1 winning team received $75,000 and is advancing their technologies in the hopes of participating in a large-scale demonstration of their system in Phase 3 of the challenge. In total, the Guardians of the Reservoir Challenge will award up to $550,000 in prizes. 

Learn more about the webinar and register here.

Crowdsourcing Week Presents: Crowdsourced Innovation & Prize Challenges for Sustainability

How can we prepare today for a better tomorrow? Crowdsourcing Week's upcoming roundtable event discusses sustainability in regards to the future of innovation and utilizing the crowd to make it happen. 

On Thursday, April 15th at 8am PT, HeroX's very own, Christian Cotichini is pleased to be sitting down with the Crowdsourcing Week team as well as our partners at 100%Open & yet2 to chat all things crowdsourcing and innovation sustainability. Missed it? Not to worry, listen to the recording here.

NASA's Lunar Delivery Winners Webinar webinar

Landing on the moon in 2024 and establishing a sustained human presence will be one of the most challenging logistical efforts ever attempted. One of those challenges is how to unload payloads once they arrive at the moon.

NASA reached out to the global crowd of innovators to propose solutions for unloading payloads from lunar landers.

Listen to the recording here

Protecting the Natural Flavor of Catfish Challenge - Winners Webinar webinar

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) sought out to identify methods or technologies capable of reducing or eliminating instances of off-flavor in farmed catfish raised in ponds. 

Join us on Thursday, March 18th, 4pm ET/1pm PT as HeroX and the USDA team sit down with the winners of this challenge! Listen back here.

Learn more about the challenge here.

Beyond the Challenge... Co-developing Innovation Successfully webinar

Join us on Wednesday, February 24th at 9am PST for the next instalment of our Thought Leadership Webinar Series: 

Beyond the Challenge… Co-developing Innovation Successfully

We’ll be sitting down with Michael Docherty, Managing Partner of NextBig, to discuss how both innovation solvers and clients can improve their ultimate results from innovation challenges. Running a successful innovation challenge on HeroX can be rewarding for both parties, but it’s often in follow-on collaboration where things can break down. Whether you’re an individual innovator, or an established enterprise, join us to learn practical, real-world tips for improving your innovation success rates.

If you missed the broadcast be sure to check out the recording here!

Crowdsourcing vs. Tech Scouting | Which One is Better? webinar

Join in for a compare and contrast session with two global leaders setting the pace in the innovation market. This is an opportunity to participate in a conversation with CEOs Christian Cotichini of HeroX and Tim Bernstein of yet2 as they deliberate which approach works best for different innovation challenges. What defines Crowdsourcing vs. Tech Scouting? When would you use one over the other? Would you use them together? Would you use them sequentially? From both the positives and negatives a new strategic approach might just emerge. Be there to see which one comes out on top. Reserve your seat now!

Innovate More Effectively by Crowdsourcing Ideas Inside & Outside of Your Organization webinar

Internal and external crowdsourcing are not mutually exclusive. Used together, they can enable organizations to get better results from their innovation efforts faster, while remaining on budget. In the second part of this two-part joint webinar series,  we'll do a deeper dive into both the Ideawake and HeroX platforms to teach you how to tap into the wisdom of your employees and the public in the remote environment. Reserve your seat here.

Product Innovation- Why is now the best time to create a new product? webinar

It's no secret that 2020 has made quite the impact on the way we do business. On this episode of Coffee With Kal, our Chief of Staff and VP of Possibilities, Kal Sahota will sit down with Adi Mazor Kario, Founder of Invincible Innovation to discuss the importance of innovating through tough times. Set your organization up for success in 2021 by registering today!

When The Answer Isn’t Inside: Turn To HeroX webinar

Innovation crowdsourcing is a key strategic tool for any company that aims to keep up with an accelerating rate of change, improve operations, increase engagement with employees, or simply improve your company’s bottom line. 

When the brain trust within your company just isn’t enough, discover what becomes possible when you tap into the power of the global crowd. Drive organizational growth by hearing all voices and empowering them to take action!

Hosted by innovation crowdsourcing platform partners: HeroX and Ideawake, this webinar will show you ways to drive organizational growth through both ideation and solution-focused challenges. HeroX provides the public outlet for diverse and innovative perspectives when the answer (or question) can’t be found inside.

If you missed it, not to worry - listen back to the recording here!