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Innovative Waste Management Solutions
Part of Batch 4 - Airport Innovation Lab @ San Diego Int'l Airport
Connect by Jan 30 '20
Mar 11-Jun 24 '20 (15 weeks)
3225 North Harbor Drive
San Diego, US
Please provide a 3 minute or less video introducing the founders, the solution, and your personal motivation for developing the solution.
Please provide us with a link of your convenience (YouTube, Vimeo, OneDrive, GoogleDrive, etc.). Make sure the link is accessible for us.
Paste YouTube or Vimeo URL Link (ex. www.youtube.com/foo)
Please provide the following information for every founder: current role in the startup, joining date; university/college degree and/or any other educational experience; most recent employment information before joining the startup (if applicable).
Each team member participating in the program on-site will be required to comply with the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification. Please confirm.
Please either indicate "Yes" or "No". For detailed reference please see:
The Airport Innovation Lab does not provide any financial resources throughout the 16 week program. You are responsible to cover all costs such as lodging, transportation, shipping of prototypes, raw materials, etc. Please confirm that you will be able to cover your financial expenses.
Tell us your founding team story. How long have the founders known one another and how did you meet? Have any of the founders not met in person?
What makes your solution different from your competitors? Please list your top competitors.
If you are accepted into Airport Innovation Lab, which of the founders will commit to working exclusively (no school, no other jobs) on this project for the next 16 weeks and beyond?
If a founder cannot fully commit to our 16 week program, please list the individual and the reason why.
Are any of the founders covered by non-competes or intellectual property agreements that overlap with your solution? Will any be working as employees or consultants for anyone else?
Please list city(s) and state(s) of operation for your company.
If you are planning to form a legal business entity, how will you distribute the shares? Who will be the shareholders?
In order to better understand your team dynamics, please include a project that you and one or more team members have worked on together. If possible, please provide a link.
Your innovative solution
Please upload your latest pitch deck
(Max file size 30MB.)
Make sure to upload a ppt, docx, or pdf file. Please do not provide more than 12 slides and make sure the document size does not exceed 25MB.
What is your personal motivation to develop your solution?
How long have you been working on your solution?
What is the current status of your solution? Do you already have users, customers, or clients? If so, what is your avg. monthly growth rate?
Please do not hesitate to apply even though you do not have a customer base yet.
Please outline your revenue generation plan for the next 12 months and, if applicable, the revenue you have generated to date.
Please do not hesitate to apply even though you do not have any revenues yet.
If your solution has a digital component such as a web platform please provide a URL to an online demo. Please do not password protect the page.
Please do not hesitate to apply even though you do not have a digital component.
Participation in the Airport Innovation Lab
Why do you want to test your waste management solution in an airport environment?
Please share what you plan to accomplish during the 16 week duration of the Airport Innovation Lab.
If you had any other ideas you considered applying with, please list them. One may be something we've been waiting for.
The Airport Innovation Lab program has a 5 year future revenue share agreement (agreement activates once the license to operate expires and is in place for 5 years) in lieu of the Airport Authority taking equity in and/or funding your business. Please provide a percentage of gross revenue you would be willing to give the Airport Authority for contracts you gain at other airports or analogous industries as a result of the solution your tested at the Airport Innovation Lab program.
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