Traditional classrooms may teach entrepreneurs how to market and develop their ideas into successful companies, but for the lessons to be effective, students need hands-on experience in identifying and reaching potential customers.
New half-semester course: For the first time, MIT and Skolkovo students together in entrepreneurship & innovationTue, 03/19/2013 - 11:00am
The MIT-Skolkovo Joint Program in Entrepreneurship & Innovation has announced a new 6-credit course for the second half of this semester, and encourages MIT students from across the Institute to apply.
The course is called 10.S95/15.S70 Ideas to Impact: Foundations for Commercializing Technological Advance.
Tim Berners-Lee, the 3COM Founders Professor of Engineering at MIT, has been awarded the inaugural Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, along with four others who made significant contributions toward the development of the Internet and World Wide Web.
The MIT $100K Accelerate Contest is all about getting stuff done. The contest, which replaced the Executive Summary Contest in 2011, gave 36 teams $1,000 each to turn ideas into prototypes over January's Independent Activities Period (IAP).
Accelerate, which wrapped up two weeks ago, also provided teams with resources such as mentoring from industry experts, presentation and product design coaching, videorecording assistance, and office space.
The South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival in Austin, TX attracts tens of thousands of people interested in the cutting edge of the music, film, and interactive technology industries. MIT is no stranger to representing in Austin, and this year is no exception.
Here is your comprehensive guide to MIT students, staff and faculty presenting at SXSW.
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Martin Trust Center events at SXSW
An entrepreneurship panel at the 16th MIT Latin American Conference will feature highly successful VC investors discussing key challenges and opportunities for regional startups, including those developed at MIT.