Entrepreneurship

24 02, 2021

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

2021-02-24T15:51:27+00:00

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, ...

We See Ourselves as Entrepreneurs, But Others See Our Gender or Race2021-02-24T15:51:27+00:00
20 01, 2021

An Inside Look at E-Lab

2021-02-11T01:42:33+00:00

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 2021 on Tuesdays ...

An Inside Look at E-Lab2021-02-11T01:42:33+00:00
6 01, 2021

What is a Biotech Startup?

2021-02-11T01:43:33+00:00

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 ...

What is a Biotech Startup?2021-02-11T01:43:33+00:00
17 12, 2020

WATCH: How to Be an Ally to Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

2021-02-11T01:47:05+00:00

On December 10th, the Trust Center was honored to host a Speaker Series event focused on the challenges that underrepresented entrepreneurs face, and the ways that members of entrepreneurial ecosystems can act as allies,  and more, to help support these founders. Our featured speakers were Susanne Althoff, the author of ...

WATCH: How to Be an Ally to Underrepresented Entrepreneurs2021-02-11T01:47:05+00:00
7 12, 2020

Corporate Entrepreneurship and MIT

2021-02-11T01:47:43+00:00

Carly Chase is an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Trust Center as well as a Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan. She is also the Managing Director of the MIT NYC Startup Studio, part of the MIT delta v accelerator. This year, Carly organized our second annual Corporate Entrepreneurship Symposium titled ...

Corporate Entrepreneurship and MIT2021-02-11T01:47:43+00:00
1 12, 2020

Celebrating Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Part 2

2020-12-01T16:59:17+00:00

November was a celebration of Women's Entrepreneurship at MIT in honor of the 150th anniversary of MIT's first woman student, Ellen Henrietta Swallow, stepping foot on campus. In the century and a half since, the women of MIT have made an immeasurable impact around the globe. The Trust Center spent ...

Celebrating Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Part 22020-12-01T16:59:17+00:00
19 11, 2020

Celebrating Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

2021-02-11T01:51:22+00:00

150 yrs ago, MIT’s first woman student, Ellen Henrietta Swallow, stepped foot on campus. In the century and a half since, the women of MIT have made an immeasurable impact around the globe. We are pleased to celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship Day by spotlighting some of the woman entrepreneurs who have ...

Celebrating Women’s Entrepreneurship Day2021-02-11T01:51:22+00:00
26 10, 2020

Entrepreneurial Confidence and Mental Health

2021-02-11T01:52:13+00:00

The pandemic affects everyone. Today, we are all dealing with a different model for living; many people are working or attending school virtually, there is less social interaction, greater isolation, more juggling of home and work duties, and of course the anxiety and pain if loved ones become sick or ...

Entrepreneurial Confidence and Mental Health2021-02-11T01:52:13+00:00
30 07, 2020

How to Tell Your Venture’s Story

2020-07-30T13:10:29+00:00

by Dana Hwu, MIT delta v Program Manager Each week at the MIT delta v NYC Startup Studio, we host our “Founder’s Forum,” inviting entrepreneurs and industry veterans from the startup community to share their insights and hone in on a particular topic that is essential for a successful founder. ...

How to Tell Your Venture’s Story2020-07-30T13:10:29+00:00
6 04, 2020

How to Keep Moving Forward in Ambiguous Times

2020-04-06T16:12:28+00:00

This post is written by Carly Chase, Managing Director of the MIT NYC Startup Studio Chaotic, ambiguous, and unsure are three of the many ways I’ve heard the current environment that we’re all now operating in described. Unknowns are all around us and leaving no part of life—health, economic, social—unscathed. ...

How to Keep Moving Forward in Ambiguous Times2020-04-06T16:12:28+00:00
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