event topics: Funding

Moneyball for Startups

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 / 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

LOCATION: Martin Trust Center, E40-160

Come hear from Professor Tauhid Zaman about the algorithm that picks 'winning startups'. Find out how their model was able to construct sample portfolios with exit rates double that of top VC firms.

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What’s Gov Got To Do With It? – Funding & Resources to Help You Save the World

Monday, September 11, 2017 / 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

LOCATION: E25-111

Join us for a conversation and Q&A with Jennifer Shieh ’03, Chief Scientist for the Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) programs, also known as America’s Seed Fund.

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Business Models in Open Source

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 / 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

LOCATION: Martin Trust Center, E40-160

FREE DROP-IN EVENT NO REGISTRATION NEEDED As part of course 6.S194 (“Open Source Entrepreneurship”) come join us for a special 90-minute class with Salil Deshpande of Bain Capital. Salil has been on the Forbes list of Top 100 venture capi...

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General Doriot Lecture Series: Fred Wilson SB ’83

Thursday, April 13, 2017 / 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

LOCATION: Wong Auditorium

Hosted by: Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, MIT Innovation Initiative, CSAIL, and the MIT Sloan Office of External Relations Fred Wilson SB ’83, managing partner of Union Square Ventures and founder of Flatiron Partners, will give a pr...

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Fundraising Outside of the U.S.

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 / 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

LOCATION: Martin Trust Center, E40-160

Partners from the firm Radiant VC will share more than 20 years of experience with students on the world of international fundraising. Topics will include business development and exit opportunities in Asia as well as other areas of interest. Come pr...

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