Solve Innovation Future announces investment in three new Solver teams
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute for Technology with a mission to drive innovation to solve world challenges, revealed the new Solver teams and Indigenous Communities Fellows selected for its 2022 Global Challenges. The news was announced during Solve’s annual social challenge impact pitch event in New York City ahead of UN General Assembly Week.
The new 2022 Solver and Indigenous Communities Fellow Class was selected by Solve’s expert judges from a pool of over 1,100 applicants from 117 countries and 46 Native Tribes. In this new class, 70% of Solver teams are women-led, 20 countries and eight American Indian Tribes are represented, and 48% are for profit/hybrid organizations.
You can find out more about the Solver class for the 2022 Global Challenges:
- The Care Economy,
- Re-Engaging Learners,
- Climate: Ecosystems + Housing,
- Equitable Health Systemsand
- The 2022 Indigenous Communities Fellows.
Included in this 2022 Solver Class are the first teams to join the inaugural Black & Brown Innovators in the US Programlaunched this year as part of Solve’s ongoing racial equity work.
“Solve sees the power in supporting entrepreneurs with proximity and experiences of global challenges and their impact on their communities. I’m excited to see the positive changes these teams will make,” said Solve’s Executive Director, Alex Amouyel. “In the coming nine months, our team—with the support of our growing Solve Community made up of corporations, foundations, and institutions—will fund, support, and mentor these entrepreneurs so …