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What Your Struggling Business Model Can Learn From the Man of Steel

March 27, 2018

from MIT Sloan News by Meredith Somers Superman stands for truth, justice, and the “American way,” but that credo is also a great example of brand values — a necessary part of a company’s innovation strategy. Even if your company is based on ...

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Former Math Olympiad medalist embraces social entrepreneurship

March 25, 2018

from MIT News by Fatima Hussain When Mehmet Efe Akengin first entered MIT, he intended to continue his internationally acclaimed mathematics career. The native of Istanbul, Turkey, was one of the country’s youngest gold medalists in the Internation...

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twoXAR Announces Series A in Quest to Collapse Drug Discovery Timelines

March 21, 2018

from MIT Sloan News by Edward Mason The pharmaceutical industry’s traditional plodding path for discovering drugs can cost billions of dollars, require more than a dozen years from concept to consumer, and in the end result in a product with a jaw-...

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Want to Find the Next Big Startup? Try These Top University Courses

March 21, 2018

from Forbes by Natalie Bartlett When it comes to starting a company in college, there are generally two types of student founders: those who spin out a company from a project-based class; and others who design their course load to advance and launch ...

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These Sloan MBAs Generated $100K While in School

March 14, 2018

from Poets & Quants by Nathan Allen Yishi Zuo has a philosophy about entrepreneurship. “As an investor, the best returns are found in the most inefficient markets,” he says. “And the most inefficient markets of all are in markets where no ...

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The Time is Now for Women to Step Up, Speak Out, and Take Control

March 8, 2018

from BostInno by Trish Cotter On this year’s International Women’s Day, I’d like to reflect on how we can encourage women to speak up, be heard, and support each other. The #metoo movement has brought to light countless examples of abuse, mistr...

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This self-heating jacket uses AI to adjust to your optimal temperature

March 7, 2018

from CNBC by Erin Black WATCH THE VIDEO Clothing start-up Ministry of Supply has designed a smart jacket that uses artificial intelligence to automatically adjust to your body’s optimal temperature. The jacket, which reaches temperatures of...

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Cary turns to an unlikely source to fight opioid abuse: the sewers

March 6, 2018

from The News & Observer by Thomas Goldsmith Cities and towns across the United States have stepped up efforts to combat opioid abuse, from equipping police officers with overdose-reversal kits to setting up syringe exchange programs. Cary is tak...

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