MIT Names 60 IIC Finalists

August 5, 2019

MIT IDE has announced the 2019 MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge Regional Finalists! Sixty global organizations representing the most innovative future of work solutions on the planet will now proceed to five regional events in Toronto, Canada; Mexico City, Mexico; Darmstadt, Germany; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; and Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Finalists will pitch their solutions to a live audience and Selection Panel of regional innovation leaders for the chance to proceed to MIT on November 21 to vie for $1 million USD. Meet the #FOW at

The announcement comes after 500 judges from around the globe reviewed entries from nearly 1,900 applicants from 116 countries. The work of the organizations fall into four categories: Financial Inclusion; Technology Access; Skills Development and Opportunity Matching, and Income Growth and Job Creation.

Read more about last year's winners,our mission, and the IIC here.