We are excited to announce our most recent MIT Sandbox funding award!
This program provides funding for MIT entrepreneurship ideas, advising from the broad of committed partners, and new educational experiences. Additionally, the Sandbox program includes mentoring from people and organizations across many different fields and industries, including: large organizations, investors, entrepreneurs and laboratories.
Following our presentation and $14,000 award, the Executive Director of the program commented:
“Dear Eden GeoPower,
Thank you for joining us for the Spring 2019 Funding Board Meeting. We were impressed with the quality of presentations and the professionalism displayed during the board meeting. We received excellent feedback from our Funding Board Members who are experts in their field and provide our teams with invaluable advice and guidance.
We are pleased to inform you of the results for your Spring 2019 funding award. You have been approved for a Spring Funding Award of: $14,000 . This will bring you to a cumulative total award of: $15,500 .
Feedback from the Funding Board is below, we hope that you take this feedback and incorporate it into the work you’ll be doing over the Spring cohort. If you didn’t get your requested amount, don’t be discouraged. Take this opportunity to dig deeper into the feedback and come back for additional funding. This could provide an opportunity to re-think the product or market or both making your pitch stronger a couple of months from now. Please be sure to discuss it with your mentors and how it can help inform and strengthen your progress.
Funding Board Feedback:
Knowledgeable team, directly operating in their academic space.
Really compelling and innovative idea.
One of the Funding Board members has a contact that could be good for you to talk to."