SEAS Students: Don’t forget to apply for Ignition grants. The application process is easy, especially if you’ve already applied for the Venture Competition!
Ignition Grants: SEAS entrepreneurs are eligible for $5,000 – $25,000 in cFund Ignition Funding. Ignition Grants support the initial stages of early venture development from formation, IP protection, and incubation to building prototypes and creating proofs of concept. There are three levels of Ignition Grants: Formation up to $5,000), Incubation (up to $10,000), and Pre-Seed (up to $25,000).
Eligibility: Ignition grants are available for individuals or teams comprised of at least one SEAS student. Current students as well as those students who will be graduating in May 2014 are eligible.
How to apply: Please submit your application here: https://www.younoodle.com/
Create an account now – there are 9 questions in the application. Please see the attached for additional information.
Deadline: Submit by Sunday, April 27th at 11:59PM EST.
Review process: Members of the Engineering Entrepreneurship Advisory Board will be reviewing applications. We will be notifying grantees in early May.
Good luck! We’re looking forward to supporting your ideas.