Category: virtual incubator

Mentor Spotlight #4

Demo Day was a success! Thank you to everyone who made Demo Day possible: the five semi-finalists, our esteemed judges, our amazing mentors, and AOL for hosting. Stay tuned for more information (including pictures!) from the event. But now, it is with great pleasure that we introduce you to the last, but not least, of the seven mentors who worked … Continue reading the entry >

Mentor Spotlight #3

Over the past few weeks, we have introduced you to several of the mentors who have been an integral part of the Virtual Incubator portion of the Innovation Challenge. It is with great pleasure that we introduce our next two mentors: Elena Haliczer and Richard Banfield. Innovation Challenge Mentor: Elena Haliczer Elena Haliczer leads product development for Social News technology … Continue reading the entry >

Demo Day

We are delighted to announce that Demo Day will take place on September 15 in New York City. AOL, Inc. is graciously hosting the event and we look forward to showcasing the five semi-finalists of the Innovation Challenge. Click here to register for Demo Day. Each semi-finalist will have ten minutes to present their prototype: five minutes for a presentation … Continue reading the entry >

Mentor Spotlight #2

When we were in the process of identifying mentors for the virtual incubator, our goal was to select individuals who had expertise in one of the following areas: health, design, user experience, marketing, or technology. It is no wonder that we reached out to our next mentor, who has deep roots in each of these areas in addition to having … Continue reading the entry >

Mentor Spotlight

The virtual incubator portion of the Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge is well under way! The 5 semi-finalists have been introduced to the 7 mentors who will guide them as they develop their prototypes over the next month. Earlier this week, we introduced you to Suzanne Xie, and we are delighted to introduce you to our next 2 mentors: Jeff … Continue reading the entry >

Virtual Incubator

We are delighted to welcome you to the next stage of the sanofi-aventis U.S. Innovation Challenge: the virtual incubator. The goal of the virtual incubator is to provide the 5 semi-finalist teams with the resources necessary to take their concepts to prototype over the next month. In addition to the $20,000 award, the semi-finalists will work with a set of … Continue reading the entry >