By: Ben Israelite
The Founders' Skills Accelerator is off to a hot start, with all ten companies actively utilizing the resources available to them through the program. The last two weeks have been filled with lots of progress as the teams begin to strategically analyze their positioning and reevaluate their action plans. The twice-weekly lunch clinics have been a major catalyst for this progress, with the four sessions over the last two weeks being:
Source: Beehive Cooperative
The Beehive Cooperative is the home to over 40 startups and 100 team members. Each team has a unique story so the content team at the Beehive has created The Buzz, a weekly web series about the companies participating at MIT's newest and largest accelerator.
To watch more of the series and to learn more about the Beehive Cooperative visit: http://beehive.mit.edu.
“My goal was to bring in as many companies as possible,” Phil Cohen says, managing director of the Beehive Cooperative. And not just any companies, but a wide variety of companies that didn’t fit a specific mold. “An eclectic mix was really important to me, and it just so happened an eclectic mix is what we got.”
The Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship was full of energy Friday, morning Friday morning, June 1, 2012 with the kickoff of the Founders’ Skills Accelerator (FSA). Ten MIT-based companies spent their first day learning about the resources available to them and gathering everything they need to know about the next 12 weeks as participants of the FSA.