Post By: Trish Cotter

Where are the Hungry Dogs? A Look at Entrepreneurs in the Nordics

April 18, 2018

When you think of an entrepreneur, you probably conjure a picture in your head: a tenacious achiever, a passionate risk-taker – essentially one of the “hungry dogs.” But culturally, this is not a universal characterization. I was recently invit...

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Reflections on delta v 2017

November 27, 2017

The Executive Director of our MIT delta v accelerator program reflects on the positives coming out of this year's program.

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Wow! That’s Such a Cool Job

October 30, 2017

from the MIT Sloan Experts blog I have recently been catching up with colleagues from companies past, and when I let them know what I am doing now, I often get the reaction, “Wow! That’s such a cool job.” And it is … I’m fortunate to be the...

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How Educational Accelerators are Aiming to Neutralize Gender Bias for Entrepreneurs

September 6, 2017

We’ve heard a lot this summer about outright sexual harassment and discrimination against women in the tech industry. This is certainly disgraceful and I applaud the actions taken to remove the offenders from their positions. Yet, beyond these blat...

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The Board of Directors Meeting

August 8, 2017

Presenting to a "mock" board of directors is a key learning point for our summer accelerator teams, including learning how to communicate and deal with feedback.

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Female Entrepreneurs Gaining Ground

July 29, 2017

Women now make up nearly 40 percent of new entrepreneurs in the United States — the highest percentage since 1996, according to the 2017 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity.

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Lessons Learned By Last Year’s delta v For This Year’s Cohort

June 20, 2017

MIT’s student venture accelerator program has kicked off for 2017! delta v is a unique program that provides a capstone educational opportunity for MIT student entrepreneurs, and prepares them to hit escape velocity and launch into the real world....

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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” …

W...

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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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