Peter Diamandis

XPRIZE announces a $10M contest for remotely-controlled robotic avatars

XPRIZE announced today that it’s teaming up with Japanese airline All Nippon Airways on a new $10 million competition. XPRIZE founder and chairman Peter Diamandis said the ANA team was intereste

With $250 million, Peter Diamandis’ new startup is all about taking stem cells from placentas

Stem cells derived from a human placenta hold the key to unlocking a myriad of potentials in regenerative medicine and are the focus of X-Prize and Singularity University founder Peter Diamandis&#8217

Here are the frontier startups that presented at Singularity University’s third demo day

The nine startups participating in Singularity University's accelerator program presented this afternoon at Moffett Federal Airfield just outside Mountain View, CA. Singularity University, founded in

XPrize’s Peter Diamandis: “We Can Predict A Photograph Of Your Face Based On Your Genome”

In one of those fun, wild science chats, both Google Ventures’ Bill Maris and XPRIZE head Peter Diamandis discussed a gamut of moonshots, including life extension research, sentient robots, and

X PRIZE Visioneering and The Mother of All Business Plan Competitions

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/x-prize-cup.jpg" /> I’ve participated in dozens of business plan competitions over the years.  I <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2009/