news topics: Entrepreneurship

4 Ways MIT Advanced Campus Entrepreneurship This School Year

May 19, 2017

MIT has been a prolific generator of entrepreneurs for decades. But in recent years, the Institute has ramped up campus resources for would-be company builders, thanks in part to a more supportive attitude from administrators.

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MIT’s Bill Aulet on Why Entrepreneurship is Not “Some Kind of Black Magic”

April 7, 2017

Many in Boston’s tech scene have long lamented the fact that Boston “lost” Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg when he moved to Silicon Valle to nurture his young startup, now Facebook. But Bill Aulet, managing director of the Martin Tr...

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Virtual-reality system for the elderly wins health care prize

March 3, 2017

Virtual reality is quickly gaining steam in the gaming industry. But an MIT startup is now aiming the technology at a different demographic, putting it to use as a health care tool for the elderly. At last night’s MIT Sloan Healthcare Innovations P...

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From MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp to Boomtown

February 22, 2017

A few years ago, a young engineer named Yen Pei Tay enrolled in MIT’s Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp. He had taken the Entrepreneurship 101 and 102 massive open online courses (MOOCs) through MITx and was ready to test an idea for a new digital p...

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How to Start a Startup at MIT

February 14, 2017

This is more of a “I’m a student at MIT who’s interested in starting a company one day and have some cool ideas but have no clue what comes next” guide.

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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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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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How Boston’s universities are producing our next generation of entrepreneurs

September 26, 2016

As well as being one of the leading entrepreneurial cities in the United States, Boston is also home to world-class universities. Coincidence? Think again. To find out more about how education in Boston is breeding our next generation entrepreneurs, ...

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