Post By: Trish Cotter

Chasing Unicorns or Planting Trees

February 10, 2017

In the business world, privately held companies valued at $1 billion or more are known as unicorns. Like unicorns, the billion-dollar startup was once only a myth. Now, all that has changed.

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Innovation: 2017 Style

January 25, 2017

Here in Massachusetts, we tend to get somewhat of an inferiority complex. Maybe it’s those Puritan roots. We have it stuck in our heads … “Boston’s not as big as NYC” or “We’re not as innovative as Silicon Valley” …

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We’re on Fire!

December 19, 2016

Our fantastic team at MIT’s Martin Trust Center for Entrepreneurship was recently selected for a BostInno “50 on Fire” award recognizing innovative individuals and organizations in and around Boston!

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Shining a Light on Female Entrepreneurs in Tech

October 12, 2016

Last night, MIT’s Martin Trust Center hosted a screening of the award-winning documentary “She Started It” which follows five women in their journeys to launch businesses in the technology industry. We were honored to have the director and co-p...

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Lessons From the MIT Global Founders’ Skills Accelerator Class of 2015

June 2, 2016

First, I’d like to extend a warm welcome to the 2016 cohort of students in this year’s MIT Global Founders’ Skills Accelerator (GFSA) program. Our blog is new, so for those not familiar with the program, the GFSA is the premier student accelera...

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