WIKISPEED Enters Local Motors ARPA-E LITECAR Challenge
This challenge, with $60,000 in prize money for first place and $150,000 over all, has just been announced and closes March 5th.
This seems a natural fit for us, we have a crash-tested ultra-light weight chassis in the SGT01. Please forward this post to interested parties, and email info@WIKISPEED.com with your capacity of how many hours per week between now and March 5th you can commit to put in. From this list we will form a team. I’ll start by saying I can commit 8 hours per week to this exclusively, with up to 40 hours potentially on some weeks. I will contribute directly and serve as a Scrum Coach to the team. If you wanted direct experience pairing with me on a Scrum Team, this is an opportunity for that.
Any winnings will be deposited into WIKISPEED’s Non-Profit account with the explicit purpose of purchasing turn-key engines for our customers. Significant contributors will be written up in a press release distributed to global media outlets, featured in a white paper of our findings if time allows, and invited to present on the topic during at least one of the world’s major manufacturing technology conferences. -Joe
Check out our entry here: https://localmotors.com/infocc/team-wikispeed-sgt01/
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