The Sandbox has connections with subject matter experts and a mentor network that stretches across multiple industries and across the country. Whether you\’re a startup team that needs advice on marketing, manufacturing, finance, or any of the many other pieces that you need to run an effective business, we can help.

Led by Executive Director John Liddy, the Sandbox pairs student teams with the right advisors along your entrepeneurial journey to help ensure your success.

John Liddy - Entrepreneur In Residence

At the Sandbox you have access to mentors, meeting space and other entrepreneurs. You also have John Liddy.

Liddy is an experienced business man, a passionate teacher and an entrepreneur. He has been part of 6 startup companies and is a frequent advisor to corporations and organizations seeking to improve their innovation process. He serves as Director of the Sandbox and is the lead instructor for each Sandbox cohort. With a passion for startups, Liddy takes time to get to know and work with every team and entrepreneur that comes through the Sandbox and, in many cases, those relationships extend well beyond the Sandbox walls.