Entrepreneur Program / What We Do
- Sandbox to Make Big Announcement
Hear our BIG announcement at our September 9th Accelerator Awards event!
- Crowdfunding Tips
Are you looking to launch an Indiegogo or Kickstarter campaign? Read these great tips!
- New Hires to Scale Up Mentor Programs
See which individuals will be helping the Sandbox take our mentor programs to the next level!
- The Basics of SEO
Looking to optimize your website. Read tips from TripAdvisor's Head of SEO!
- Fire + Ice Founder Visits the Sandbox
Jim Miller Talks about the successes &
- Sandbox Featured in Forbes
Take a look at this great article in Forbes on how the Sandbox is promoting entrepreneurship for all!
- Steve Grossman Stop by the Sandbox
Read more about the gubernatorial candidate's visit with our entrepreneurs!
- Sandbox Receives Major News Coverage
Recently, the Sandbox has been featured in NPR, the Boston Globe, and other major outlets. Read more!
- Sandbox Featured in the Boston Globe
Our very own David Parker sits down with the Globe to talk about the Sandbox Accelerator and more!
- Sandbox Director Speaks at TEDxLowell
Watch this great video of our very own David Parker talking about Redefining Entrepreneurship!
- Sandbox Entrepreneur Chosen as MassChallenge Finalist
See which one of our top entrepreneurs was chosen for the annual $1M global accelerator competition!
- Accelerator Finalists Announced
See which ventures will be taking part in the 2014 Sandbox Summer Accelerator!
- Semi-Finalists Announced for Summer Accelerator
See which ventures made it to our semi-finalist round!
- Sandbox Entrepreneur Named Top 50 Thought Leader
See which one of our entrepreneurs was named by Boston Magazine as a top 50 thought leader!
- Student Entrepreneur Showcase
On Tuesday, see Lowell and Lawrence's top student entrepreneurs showcase their ventures!
- Sandbox Pitch Contest Recap
See which entrepreneurs took the top prizes at our All Ideas Pitch Contest!
- Sandbox Director to Speak at TEDxLowell
On April 27th, the Sandbox Executive Director will be speaking at the first ever TEDxLowell!
- Sandbox Mentioned on WGBH Radio
Listen to this great story on how the Sandbox can be a model for other cities across the nation!
- Accelerator Awards Recap
See which top entrepreneurs shared our $25K prize pool!
- Sandbox Featured in Xconomy
Read this great story on how the Sandbox is promoting a new type of innovation!
- Remembering Christina Hamilton
Last Week, the Sandbox lost one of our entrepreneurs. Read more on how you can help honor her memory.
- Governor Patrick Visits the Sandbox
The Sandbox recently was awarded a $150K grant by Governor Patrick. Read more!
- Sandbox Featured in the Boston Globe
Read about the impact that the Sandbox has had on Lowell & Lawrence in this great piece!
- Dates Announced for Sandbox Summit 2014
See when we will be holding our biggest event of next year!
Entrepreneur Past Events
The Sandbox Entrepreneur Program gives entrepreneurs a greater chance at success through workshops, pitch contests, and accelerator programs.
From June to August, we will be holding the 2014 Sandbox Summer Accelerator.
In September & October, we will have two pitch contests.
- Acre Family Child Care
- Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center – UMass Dartmouth
- City of Lawrence
- City of Lowell
- CLASS Inc.
- Coalition for a Better Acre
- Eastern Bank
- Edge Group, Inc.
- Enterprise Bank
- Everett Mills Real Estate
- Friends of Kevin
- Greater Lawrence Technical School
- Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce
- Groundwork Lawrence
- Interise and the Streetwise MBA
- Lawrence CommunityWorks
- Lowell Telecommunications Corporation
- Massachusetts Latino Chamber of Commerce
- Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2)
- Merrimack College
- Merrimack Valley Economic Development Council
- Merrimack Valley Federal Credit Union
- Merrimack Valley Small Business Center
- Merrimack Valley Venture Forum
- Merrimack Valley YMCA
- Middlesex Community College
- Mill Cities Community Investments
- Moody, Famiglietti and Andronico (MFA)
- Northern Essex Community College
- University of Massachusetts Lowell