Blog2021-03-01T16:56:20+00:00

We See Ourselves as Entrepreneurs, But Others See Our Gender or Race

Last November, the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship celebrated Women’s Entrepreneurship Month by featuring a different female entrepreneur each day on Instagram. Accompanying each photo was a short Q&A with questions about their entrepreneurship journey, including, “What are 3 words to describe entrepreneurs who are female?” One response, ...

February 24th, 2021|

An Inside Look at Entrepreneurial Founding & Teams

Entrepreneurial Founding and Teams (15.394) with Kit Hickey and Erin Scott Course description: Entrepreneurial Founding and Teams explores key organizational and strategic decisions in founding and building a new venture. Through a series of cases, readings, and activities, students examine the trade-offs and consequences of early founder decisions: whom to ...

February 2nd, 2021|

An Inside Look at New Enterprises

New Enterprises (15.390) with Paul Cheek Course description: New Enterprises covers the process of identifying and quantifying market opportunities, then conceptualizing, planning, and starting a new, technology-based enterprise. Topics include opportunity assessment, the value proposition, the entrepreneur, legal issues, entrepreneurial ethics, the business plan, the founding team, seeking customers and ...

January 27th, 2021|

An Inside Look at E-Lab

E-Lab Website Entrepreneurship Lab (15.399) aka "E-Lab" with Trish Cotter Course description: Project-based subject, in which teams of students from MIT, Wellesley, and Harvard work with startups on problems of strategic importance to the venture. Popular sectors include software, hardware, robotics, clean technology, and life sciences. Offered in Spring ...

January 20th, 2021|

An Inside Look at GSD

Beginning with the Fall 2021 semester, we are offering two separate tracks for the GSD course. The post below provides further information about what is covered in Track #2. Building an Entrepreneurial Venture (15.378) aka GSD with Carly Chase Course description: Intensive, project-based subject intended for startup ...

January 13th, 2021|

What is a Biotech Startup?

by Dr. Christopher Haggarty-Weir, Ph.D, MBA, MRSB, MRSC During the final year of my PhD, I worked part-time in venture capital, which is an industry focused on funding startups. Some firms specialize in a couple of areas whilst others go for anything that can make prospective profit. I worked at ...

January 6th, 2021|
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