Product Hunt Daily Digest
May 20th, 2020

Mozilla's call to arms 🔧
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Today’s Daily Digest was crafted by Product Hunt and sponsored by our friends at Mozilla.

Tech has the power to change the world for the better, and Mozilla has created a call to arms to join forces with makers who want to build a better world.

“We love initiatives that shift the balance of power from centralized forces back towards individuals, citizens and communities.” says Mark Mayo at Mozilla. “Over the years and from our work building platforms like Firefox, Javascript, Rust, and WebAssembly we have been developing a vision for a next internet that is imbued with these values and deployed across tomorrow's devices, networks, algorithms, and cloud platforms.”

A noble cause, and timely considering our collective reflection during the pandemic. This week they launched a series of summer incubator programs for entrepreneurs and startups across the tech spectrum.

Here are some of the projects they've incubated at Mozilla’s Spring Lab so far:

Neutral is a browser extension that shows the environmental impact of your purchases

Ameelio connects incarcerated inmates with their loved ones for free through a letter delivery service

Remote Students is an online community that helps students find their next job or mentor

If you are in the beginning stages of building a product or a potential startup idea, MVP Lab could be the right place to do it. Mozilla has committed to funding accepted projects with a $16k, equity-free grant over the course of an 8-week project period.

Startup Studio is the place to land if you are committed to doubling down on your ideas and building a startup. This one is designed for makers that have some initial traction on their products, or that have a solid team paired with an engaging concept. This is a longer program for founders that are committed to shipping meaningful products and startups while being supported with mentorship and $75k of funding.

Lastly, if you weren’t accepted into the MVP program but still want to explore ideas, you can join Mozilla’s Open Lab. The best projects have a shot at four $10K prizes.

Consider the call to apply open, the deadline is June 5th. 💪
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