Martin Trust Center managing director Bill Aulet and faculty director Professor Fiona Murray lay out the case for distinguishing between two types of entrepreneurship in a Boston Globe op-ed today. While small, region-specific companies do create jobs, they say, companies based on global markets and driven by innovation create more jobs, and the two types of companies need different types of policies to support them.
This article origianlly ran October 8th, 2012 on Brad Feld's Startup Revolution.
By Beto Juárez
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Want to recruit new members for your IDEAS Global Challenge team?
Want to get involved, but don't yet have an idea?
Come learn about IDEAS Global Challenge and hear what other teams are working on. This is the chance to pitch your idea and handmade poster to woo and recruit teammates or pitch your skills to get hired onto a team. With the first chance to submit an Initial Scope Statement on Ocotber 23, here’s your chance to share your idea, meet teammates and form a team.
What Everybody's Buzzing About: Ben Israelite Explains His Role at the Martin Trust Center and the Beehive's ContinuationTue, 10/02/2012 - 3:56pm
Ben Israelite discusses how he, along with Bill Aulet and Christina Chase, helps student entrepreneurs succeed.
Ben Israelite and Bill Aulet at MIT Summer Accelerator Demo Day.
Music Hack Day @ MIT will be taking place this November 10th-11th (Veterans' Day Weekend) in the Stata Center. Over this weekend, some of the biggest companies in the music industry will be opening up their catalogs and interfaces to the MIT community. The goal is simple: To explore and build the next generation of music applications. For more details, please visit the following site: http://boston.musichackday.org/2012
To sign up, click on the following Eventbrite links:
Hackathon Sign-up (sign up here if you're going to hack): http://mhdatmit.eventbrite.com
READY? SET. PITCH!
The MIT Clean Energy Prize is looking for people to help inspire, educate, and celebrate the next generation of clean energy entrepreneurs! Attend one of their volunteer info sessions or email us at CleanEnergyPrize@mit.edu to get more info.
Info Session I - 6-7 pm Wednesday September 19th @ Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship (E40-160)
Info Session II - noon-1 pm Monday September 24th @ Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship (E40-160)
The MIT Energy Night is MIT's annual energy research showcase event. In 2011, it attracted over 70 presenters and 1300 attendees. Poster presentations covered energy research, start-ups, clubs, and initiatives. This is a great opportunity to meet experts from various energy-related fields to discuss ideas for new energy research and business opportunities. Topics include the production, transmission, consumption, policy and business of energy. MIT Energy Night is free and open to the public. More information can be found at http://mitenergynight.org.
By Christina Chase
MIT is famous for its enormous output of entrepreneurs; if you took all the companies that MIT alumni have founded, their $2 trillion in annual revenue would make them the 11th-largest economy in the world. Yet when we speak with these successful alums, the comment we often here is "I wish I had started earlier."