Dartmouth Awarded Inaugural Amazon Alexa Fund Innovation Fellowship

Dartmouth News

August 30, 2018

Dartmouth has been awarded an inaugural Amazon Alexa Fund Innovation Fellowship for the 2019 academic year, recognizing that the College’s entrepreneurial network inspires its faculty and student entrepreneurs to develop innovations that incorporate voice technology. Jamie Coughlin, director of the Magnuson Family Center for Entrepreneurship, has been named the 2018–19 Alexa Fund Innovation Fellow. 

The Amazon award will include work at the Magnuson center and the Dartmouth Applied Learning and Innovation Lab (DALI). The DALI work will support entrepreneurs at Dartmouth who want to enhance and build their products with voice technology. It will also support Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network (DEN) founder grants and DEN and DALI pitch competition awards for startups that incorporate voice technology in their innovation, and DALI projects that integrate voice technology in their solutions.

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