Event convened attendees from around the world to discuss impacts of the pandemic and advance solutions to pressing global problems.
Seven teams of MIT social innovators receive funding to continue their ventures.
Global tournament for entrepreneurs will transition into Solve in 2020.
At Solve Challenge Finals in New York, judges selected 32 innovators, and Solve announces $1.5 million in prize funding.
Prizes from GM, the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation, Vodafone Americas Foundation, and others will be awarded to Solver teams selected from four Global Challenges.
At the Solve Challenge Finals, judges selected 33 tech entrepreneurs who will receive the support necessary to scale their solutions.
May 16-18 event, hosted by MIT Solve, will include remarks from Eric Schmidt, Ursula Burns, Yo-Yo Ma, and Luis Alberto Moreno, among other luminaries.
Three proposals in MIT Solve's “Learn” pillar advance to finals.