The Ralph Wilson Foundation is sponsoring the MIT IDE Inclusive Innovation Challenge to develop inclusive, innovative solutions in the greater Detroit and western New York Areas.

They are seeking applications from early and growth stage start-ups, and entrepreneurial organizations that are:

  • Using technology to reinvent work and create economic opportunity for working people below the top rung of the economic ladder.
  • Demonstrating traction and impact and enhancing shared prosperity today. These organizations are beyond the “idea phase”.
  • Any age, size, or type (for-profit or non-profit with plan for financial sustainability).

This competition has prizes ranging from $5000 up to the $250,000 Grand Global Prize.

Interested companies should register here. Registration closes on May 29th, 2018 and applications are due June 12th, 2018.