ServeNext.org Blog

Day 5: By the Numbers

Posted by Evan Mackinder on February 5, 2010

We’ve been blogging all week about our progress in the Pepsi Refresh Project.  There’s no other way to say it: Week One of the Pepsi Refresh Project has been incredible.  Your support catapulted ServeNext.org into the Top 10 within 24 hours of the contest starting, and we’ve been climbing ever since.  We’ve held the #1 position for three days now!

The support for ServeNext.org from the Refresh Service Coalition, in particular, has been tremendous, and we’re excited that all of us are in a winning position.  If you haven’t gotten a chance to vote today, please do so now!  You can find all of our links here: www.refreshservice.com.

It’s only Friday, so we can’t officially call Week 1 over yet–but it’s as good a time as any to reflect on ServeNext’s particular progress.

So with that, here you go—Week 1 of ServeNext-in-Pepsi Refresh:

Week 1|By the Numbers

Total Prize Pool for the Pepsi Refresh Project: $20 million +

Total Prize Pool for February: $1.3 million

Total Number of Grants in February: 32

Number of ‘Big Ideas’ Competing in February: 729

Largest Grant Offered: $250,000

Smallest Grant Offered: $5,000

ServeNext.org’s Category: $50,000

Total Competitors up for $50k: 192

Number of $50k grants being offered: 10

Voting Days, so far: 5

Days SN.org Has Hit the Top 10: 5

Days SN.org Has Hit the Top 5: 4

SN.org’s Current Rank: #1

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