News Center - Verizon Corporate
Verizon Powerful Answers Man in Room 285 x 190April 4, 2013 - News Article

Verizon Launches $10 Million Powerful Answers Award

  • Share

On April 3, Verizon launched its Powerful Answers Award, shared the official rules and began accepting entries in three core focus areas of healthcare, education and sustainability. Winners will be chosen in each core focus area, with the top prize being $1 million and additional prizes of $850,000, $700,000, $500,000 and $285,000. Full details can be found on www.powerfulanswersaward.com.

[To view a video of the launch event, click here.]

[From April 2] - On April 3, Verizon Chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam will officially launch the Powerful Answers Award. The Award is intended to spark innovative thinking and problem solving across industries and to generate ideas, solutions and answers for some of the world’s biggest challenges. The launch event will be streamed live from New York City beginning at 3 p.m. EDT. To watch the live broadcast, go to http://news.verizonwireless.com/.

Verizon’s Powerful Answers Award is an effort to discover ideas that deliver the best new solutions in three core areas of focus: education, healthcare and sustainability. Experts in these fields will also speak at the event about their collaboration with Verizon and the solutions they hope to see, including Dr. Margaret Honey, president and chief executive officer, New York Hall of Science, and David Cohen, chief executive officer, Techstars.

Entries will be judged by panels of experts, and $10 million total in prizes will be awarded to the winners, who will be announced at 2014 CES.

Tags: Powerful Answers

Related Articles

Why We Should Start to Drive Less

February 18, 2014

Prize-Winning Amounts Announced in $10 Million Powerful Answers Award

January 08, 2014

Currently Available Technology Can Transform Treatment and Care of Children With Chronic Diseases, New Report Says

June 18, 2013

Search Corporate News

News Across Verizon


2014 ‘Powerful Answers Award’ Competition is Underway

Powerful Answers Whiteboard Writing

After a successful debut last year, the Powerful Answers Award competition for 2014 is underway. More than 1,800 submissions have been received and the judging has begun. The multimillion-dollar competition is designed to spark the most innovative solutions in education, healthcare, sustainability and transportation. The winners will be announced in late January. More >