MIT is known worldwide for innovation and entrepreneurship. t=0 is a festive week that brings together student clubs, departments, and startups to showcase innovation and entrepreneurship in multiple sectors.

In true MIT parlance, students recognize that t=0 means “the time is now,” a way of showing there is no better time than the present to get involved with the myriad organizations and activities devoted to entrepreneurship across campus.

 

Schedule

 

Saturday Sept 9

MIT delta v Demo Day

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2:00 pm Team Presentations
5:00 pm Team Demos & Networking
Kresge Auditorium

Come see the world-changing startups coming out of MIT and the delta v accelerator program.

Monday Sept 11

Creative Arts Sector Practice Leader & Arts @ MIT event

OPEN TO ALL
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Martin Trust Center, E40-160

Learn about all the opportunities available to students interested in Creative Arts entrepreneurship as well as the Hacking Arts weekend and meet the student leaders involved in arts and entrepreneurship at MIT.

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

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6:30 – 8:30 pm
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.

Hear how diverse teams can access this annual $2.5 billion fund to support your startup and why building an inclusive innovation ecosystem is so critical to solving the world’s wicked problems. Free to attend We encourage women and other underrepresented groups to attend to learn how we’re closing the funding gap.

Tuesday Sept 12

MIT Entrepreneurship & Innovation Resource Roundup

FREE TO ATTEND, COME ON BY!
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Stata Center Student Street, Building 32 First Floor

Come by to learn about the many entrepreneurship and innovation resources available to on campus this fall: classes, sources of funding, mentoring programs, makerspaces, prize competitions, and more. PLUS, free pizza!!

Healthcare Sector Practice Leader & Hacking Medicine event

OPEN TO ALL
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Martin Trust Center, E40-160

Learn about all the opportunities available to students interested in healthcare startups as well as the Hacking Medicine weekend and meet the student leaders involved in healthcare and entrepreneurship at MIT.

MIT Waste Alliance Kick-Off

FREE AND OPEN TO ALL
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Stata Center, 32-124

This event will serve as the kick-off to the 2017-2018 academic year for the MIT Waste Alliance. A growing student organization, The Waste Alliance is focused on bringing to light the recent advances in the field, bringing together those who feel that, in addition to water and energy, waste is one of the major challenges we face as a civilization. Students can learn how to get involved in the organization as it seeks to increase involvement through public and private partnerships.

Wednesday Sept 13

Legatum Center Development Fair

FREE AND OPEN TO ALL
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Building 13 Lobby

There are myriad resources across campus for students interested in engaging in or just learning more about sustainable development on the global stage. Learn about many of these resources – all in one place – for incoming and returning students. Sponsored by the Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship.

Make Cool ShMIT

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5:30 – 7:30 pm
Morss Hall, Walker Memorial, Building 50

Join us for a fun evening of making! We’ll provide interesting maker goodie bags for teams to create cool stuff. No previous experience required! Come have fun making and sharing with other MIT makers. Sponsored by Project Manus and the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship. Space is limited!

Thursday Sept 14

FinTech Sector Practice Leader Program on Blockchain Startups

FREE AND OPEN TO ALL
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Martin Trust Center, E40-160

Learn about all the opportunities available to students interested in FinTech startups and meet the student leaders involved in financial technology entrepreneurship at MIT. This event will focus in depth on students interested in opportunities for companies using blockchain.

MIT New York City delta v Demo Day

By invitation only

The student teams from MIT delta v as well as the startups from the MIT NYC Summer Startup Studio present their companies to an invitation only audience in New York City.

Friday Sept 15

BU Law Clinic

By appointment

10 am – 4 pm
Martin Trust Center, E40-160

Meet the members of the BU Law Clinic team and learn how they can help student startups and entrepreneurs with legal advice for their ideas and companies.

BU Law Talk: “Common Legal Mistakes Made by Startups & How to Avoid Them”

FREE AND OPEN TO ALL

12 noon – 1 pm
Martin Trust Center, “The Garage”, E40-163

Tap into the legal knowledge of the BU Law Clinic experts as they provide smart legal advice that all startups should heed early on in their journey. Come loaded with questions you want answers to!

Graduate Student Council and Sloan E&I Lab Crawl

FREE AND OPEN TO ALL

Meet at 1:30 pm
Martin Trust Center, E40-160

Gather at the Martin Trust Center Garage (E40-163) and then join the E&I club along with the GSC for the first monthly lab crawl of the semester. Various groups will visit around three labs for 30 – 45minutes each. The crawl wraps up with a networking session at the Muddy Charles Pub in Walker Memorial.

Pitch2Match

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5:30 – 8:30 pm
Stata Center, Building 32, multiple rooms on the first floor

Wind up t=0 week at Pitch2Match and find your co-founder or next team member! Last year over 300 students from MIT and nearly a dozen other colleges and universities from Greater Boston pitched their skills and ambitions … all in 60 seconds each. Meet talented individuals you can team up with to make a difference. This is an incredible opportunity to share your skills and build your network.