Singularity University (SU) is a benefit corporation based on NASA's research campus in Silicon Valley. The organization provides educational programs, innovative partnerships and a startup accelerator to help individuals, businesses, institutions, investors, NGOs and governments understand cutting-edge technologies, and how to utilize these technologies to positively impact billions of people.
SU was founded by Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil in 2008, and since then, has empowered individuals from more than 85 countries to apply exponentially growing technologies, such as biotechnology, artificial intelligence and neuroscience, to address humanity's grand challenges: education, energy, environment, food, health, poverty, security, space and water. In just six years, SU's alumni, partners and members have generated more than 100 startups, and numerous patents and ideas to help advance this mission. SU's Founding Corporate Partners include Genentech, Autodesk, Cisco, ePlanet Ventures, Google, Kauffman Foundation and Nokia. For further engagement and to learn more, visit[[http:singularityu.org|singularityu.org]].