This MIT Startup’s 3-D Cameras Analyze the Performance & Health of Athletes

January 18, 2017

Even the strongest of people can tweak their backs mid-lift or leave the gym with a newfound limp if they aren't correctly doing their workout routine. Enter Perch, an MIT startup that's developing a system of 3D cameras that tracks workouts and give...

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Startup Resolution 2017: Embrace Believers, Bounce Skeptics & Keep Moving

January 13, 2017

The holiday period is a great time for reflection and then behavior modification – often referred to as resolutions. While a bit artificial to the logical engineer, this opportunity can be helpful. This year, my favorite insight came from a former ...

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DesignX Selects First Cohort

December 14, 2016

Eight student-led teams hoping to launch ventures ranging from real estate development, to urban diagnostics, to novel design solutions for schoolchildren have been selected as the inaugural cohort for DesignX, the new entrepreneurship accelerator fr...

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Community forum gives insight into how The Engine will run

December 5, 2016

At a community forum on MIT’s new startup accelerator, The Engine, administrators discussed the new enterprise and fielded questions about its formation, components, mission, funding, mentor and equipment access, startup-selection process, and othe...

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Harmony Space wins top prize at MIT Hacking Arts for music learning app that feels like Pokémon GO

November 21, 2016

In Boston this weekend, software developers, hardware engineers, artists and entrepreneurs gathered for the Hacking Arts 2016 conference and hackathon at MIT. Of twelve finalists, the following teams took top honors. Best All-Around Hack: Harmony Sp...

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Massachusetts pushes to brew up new green businesses to help fight climate change

November 8, 2016

A few years ago, when Sorin Grama had just finished graduate work at MIT and was looking for a place to build his new solar electricity startup, he came across an old abandoned warehouse. “My partner and I were looking at it and said, ‘We...

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U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative Awards Solstice $800K Grant

October 21, 2016

Yesterday, Solstice Initiative was awarded an $800k grant by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative through the Solar Energy Evolution and Diffusion Studies 2 (SEEDS2) program.

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For Many, Path to Startup Success Runs Through MIT Sloan’s New Enterprises Class

October 20, 2016

Hundreds of companies, such as HubSpot and Lark, have gotten their start in MIT Sloan’s New Enterprises class, a well-known course that began in 1961, said Bill Aulet, managing director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship.

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