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MIT fuse & StartMIT Info Sessions This Week!
What will YOU be doing in January during the Independent Activities Period? Interested in taking part in either MIT fuse or StartMIT? Come learn about each program, which one is right for you, and how to submit a winning application.
Sign up for one of our Info Sessions:
TOMORROW at 12 noon in 32-155 (Stata Center)
TOMORROW at 5:30 pm in E40-275 (Trust Center)
Thurs. Nov 1 ay 12 noon in 32-155 (Stata Center)
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!
TOMORROW AT 12 NOON IN THE GARAGE
Our next speaker series event features Maynard Webb, a 40-year veteran in the tech industry, and an experienced mentor, investor, and board member. He will be speaking on the topics of his two critically acclaimed books, Rebooting Work in the Age of Entrepreneurship, and Dear Founder: Letters of Advice for Anyone Who Leads a Business. A few spaces are left for this lunchtime speaker event in the Trust Center Garage tomorrow.
Upcoming MIT Events
11.1 Is It Up to Business to Save the Planet?
A livestream discussion of business priorities vs. sustainability concerns and the planet.
11.1 AMP Session #1
A 4-week seminar for undergraduate engineering students who are curious about entrepreneurship and how to turn their ideas into businesses.
11.2 - 11.4 MIT Energy Hack
This year's theme is "Hack Sustainability".
11.5 Pear VC Pitch Night
Give a two minute pitch and compete to win a $1K prize. Judges include Katie Rae, head of The Engine.
11.6 MIT $100K PITCH Finale 2018
The first of the three phases of the year-long $100K Entrepreneurship Competition, celebrating its 30th year.
11.8 AI and the Future of Work Conference
Work is changing, driven by an AI revolution and new talent models. Come engage in this important conversation.
11.15 MIT Water Innovation Prize Kickoff Dinner
The first event for the 2019 Water Innovation Prize with $30K in prizes.
NOW OPEN MIT Ventureships Student Applications
For students looking to work alongside MIT early-stage startups for a semester.
10.31 MIT Water Summit Poster Session
Apply to present at the annual water summit on November 15th and 16th.
11.6 MITdesignX 2019 Cohort Deadline
For student ventures featuring a member of SA+P.
11.14 MIT fuse Application Deadline
For the Trust Center's team-focused mini accelerator during IAP in January 2019.
11.19 StartMIT Application Deadline
This is the "on-ramp" to the entrepreneurial world at MIT taking place during IAP in January 2019.
MIT E& I News
Monitoring muscles to improve athletic training
MIT delta v 2015 company Humon and its "Hex" wearable device gives athletes real-time data on muscle oxygen levels to guide workouts.
MIT Innovation Blog:
Why We Hack for Freedom
A participant from The Freedom Lab explains the passion behind this past weekend's hackathon.
MIT Sloan News:
3 Professional Life Hacks From a Billionaire Introvert
LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman on limited serendipity, betting on a reference, and embracing your skillset.
MIT spinoff takes top honor at MassChallenge Awards
MIT delta v 2017 company Infinite Cooling wins a $100K Diamond Winner at the MassChallenge Awards.
Fashion rental startup Armoire -- the 'closet of the future' -- raises $3M to grow and expand offerings
MIT delta v 2016 team will use funding to expand and further develop its predictive capability technologies.
Helping you take the pill, on time, every time
MIT delta v 2018 team Aavia has built a smart sensor device to help women on birth control take their pill regularly.
BU LAW CLINIC - Every Friday 10a - 4p
Looking to have your legal questions answered? Sign up for an appointment with the BU Law students who can help with entrepreneurship, IP, and cyberlaw issues. Clinic takes place at the Trust Center every Friday; walk-ins allowed but reservations strongly suggested.
New MIT FinTech Bulletin Board
Now anyone can post and make announcements for the MIT FinTech community! Announce events, share news, look for resources, find co-founders, and launch a new venture. Learn all about the MIT FinTech community and conference on this page!