6.906 (U) / 6.936 (G) | 6 Units | P/D/F

StartMIT is a 2-1/2 week program over January’s Independent Activities Period (IAP) that aims to give any student who is curious about entrepreneurship, an introduction to the skillset and spirit it requires, and exposure to the amazing resources available at MIT to continue the journey after the class.

The 2020 program will be held from Tuesday January 7 – Wednesday January 22, 2020.



Application Deadline: Sunday November 24, 2019 at 11:59 pm Eastern

Teams/students will be notified of their acceptance status by Tuesday December 3rd and will need to confirm their participation by Tuesday December 10th.


“StartMIT helped me closing a long cycle of doubts and to start one that is grounded on the certainty that entrepreneurship is, indeed, for me too.” – Danilo Limoeiro, PhD Candidate

“This experience has changed my life and it amazes me every time I see the resources and speakers you guys have pulled together for us.” – Jason Tang, Undergraduate Student, School of Science

“The NYC field trip was simply extraordinary. From getting to see the blueprint to cities of the future to hearing the inspired words of Diane Von Fustenburg, this was indeed a journey to remember. ”  – Partap Singh Ahuja, Graduate Student, MBA