One of the cornerstones of the innovation ecosystem at WPI is the Tech Advisors Network (TAN), essentially a virtual incubator that launched in 2012. The Tech Advisors Network has engaged with entrepreneurs on various new products, such as a smartphone application that prevents texting and driving, an online educational tool for middle school science, and a video monitoring system. The Tech Advisors Network meets monthly to review progress of current teams and hear pitches from new startups.
Our Value Proposition: The Tech Advisors Network provides advising and networking services to support innovators and entrepreneurs.
Advisees: Who are we incubating? Innovators and entrepreneurs who are members of the extended WPI community: alumni, faculty, staff, and students.
Advisors: 80+ WPI alumni, faculty, staff, and friends who are experienced innovators, entrepreneurs, and investors.