On Wednesday, April 29, Vodafone Americas Foundation opened the doors of its Redwood City office to the eight finalists for the 2015 Wireless Innovation Project. It was an exciting evening having all the talented finalists together celebrating their accomplishments thus far. The finalists networked with fellow innovators, comparing notes on common challenges and ways to integrate or connect their work. More
Since winning the Vodafone Americas Foundation Wireless Innovation Project (WIP), two startups originating from the MIT Media Lab, eyeMITRA (2014) and EyeNetra (2011), continue experiencing success as they grow. Over the last six months, they garnered industry awareness, built new partnerships, and added new talent to their teams.
On April 28, the Vodafone Americas Foundation announced the eight Wireless Innovation Project finalists competing to win a total of $600,000 in grants for cutting-edge mobile innovations tackling a range of critical global issues, including health, sanitation, disaster response and access to communication. More