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Awards & Features

Own The Room Documentary

NatGeo documentary featuring Daniela Blanco's story. Available to stream on Disney+

Top Innovator Under 35

Daniela Blanco named Top Innovator Under 35 LATAM by MIT Technology Review

Forbes 30U30

Forbes 30 Under 30 in the Energy Category, North America

Top Female Founder

Daniela Blanco named among the 100 Top Female Founders in the US by Inc Magazine, 2020

Techstars Accelerator

Sunthetics is part of the 2020 cohort of the Techstars and The Heritage Group Accelerator

Brightest AI/CI Mind

Daniela Blanco named 2019 Brightest AI/CI Mind by Minds & Tech (MIT Center for Collective Intelligence)

Top Student Inventor

Lemelson-MIT names Daniela Blanco a top graduate student inventor, 2020

Global Student Entrepreneur Champion

Daniela Blanco is named the 2019 Global Student Entrepreneur Champion by the Entrepreneurs Organization

United Nations SDGs Summit

Daniela Blanco is invited to speak at the United Nations for EO's International Summit for the Sustainable Development Goals, 2019

Additional Recent Press

Additional Funding

The Heritage Group x Techstars Accelerator.
$120K -  September 2020.

Powerbridge NY
$150K -  April 2019.

Empire State Development Tech Transfer Grant.
$60K - March 2019

Third Strait Pitch Competition.
$10K - November 2018

University Startup Worldcup - First Prize Greentech Track.
$5K - October 2018

NYU Summer Launchpad Incubator.
$10K - June 2018

VentureWell Stage 1 and 2 Awardee
$25K - May 2018

NYU 300K Entrepreneurs Challenge – First Prize Technology Track.
$100K - May 2018

NYU Innovention Competition – First Prize.
$25K - May 2018