Resources for MIT Entrepreneurs (Present & Future!)
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1MIT Sandbox
http://sandbox.mit.edu/
Seed funding for student-initiated entrepreneurship ideas, mentoring from within MIT and from a broad network of committed partners, and tailored educational experiences
Pre SeedReferenceFundingyesNew England
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2MIT VMS (Venture Mentoring Services)
http://vms.mit.edu/
Matches both prospective and experienced entrepreneurs with skilled volunteer mentors.
Pre SeedConsultantMentorshipyesNew England
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MIT MTC Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR)
http://entrepreneurship.mit.edu/coaching/
EIRs focus on educating, mentoring, and coaching aspiring entrepreneurs on the challenges surrounding startup life.
Pre SeedConsultantMentorshipyesNew England
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4MIT Startup Tree
https://mit.startuptree.co/
Students, alumni, staff, and faculty use StartupTree to access the resources they need and to discover, connect, and collaborate with co-founders, team members, and mentors on their journey.
Pre SeedPlatformNetworkingnoGlobal
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5MIT Delta V
http://entrepreneurship.mit.edu/accelerator/
MIT delta ν is an educational accelerator for MIT student entrepreneurs to help them accelerate their growth in building viable, sustainable ventures.
Pre SeedProgramAcceleratoryes
New England, New York
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6MIT $100K Competition
https://www.mit100k.org/
MIT $100K is a set of three competitions, each with increasing cash prizes.
Pre Seed / SeedCompetitionFundingyesNew England
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7MIT Clean Energy Prize
http://cep.mit.edu/
MIT Clean Energy Prize is a multi-stage, student-organized business plan competition. In 2017, student entrepreneurial teams competed for a $100,000 Grand Prize and roughly $100,000 in category prizes, among other awards.
Pre SeedCompetitionFundingyesNew England
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8Creative Arts Competition
https://arts.mit.edu/start/entrepreneurship/creative-arts-competition/
Designed to encourage arts-focused startups at the Institute. $15K prize is offered as a grant to help launch the winning enterprise and enable the recipient(s) to join the ranks of MIT’s most successful startup founders.
Pre SeedCompetitionFundingyesNew England
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9MIT IDEAS Global Challenge
http://studentlife.mit.edu/ideas
As an annual innovation, service, and social entrepreneurship competition run by the Priscilla King Gray Public Service Center, IDEAS enables students to work in teams to tackle quality of life issues for people around the world.
Pre SeedCompetitionFundingyesNew England
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10Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
http://lemelson.mit.edu/studentprize
Honors promising collegiate inventors around the country. The student prize is open to teams of undergraduate students and individual graduate students who have inventions in categories that represent significant sectors of the economy: healthcare, transportation, food and agriculture, or consumer devices.
Pre SeedCompetitionFundingyesNew England
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11Orbit
https://orbit.mit.edu/
Platform for entrepreneurship at MIT where you can find startups, founders, investors, jobs, guides, deals, and connect with the community.
Pre SeedPlatformNetworkingyesGlobal
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12ProtoWorks
https://protoworks.mit.edu/
Space at MTC where students can explore and experiment on their entrepreneurial ideas through initial physical prototyping.
Pre SeedPhysical SpacePrototypingyesNew England
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13MakerSpaces
https://project-manus.mit.edu/mit-makersystem
Network of machine shops, project makerspaces, and community makerspaces.
AnyPhysical SpacePrototypingyesNew England
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14David Frankel tweets
https://twitter.com/dafrankel/status/1093695811345678336
Advice on what to tell your VC if you're running out of cash/time.
AnyBlogFundingnoGlobal
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15Lerer Hippeau Founder’s Field Guide
https://medium.com/lerer-hippeau-ventures/founders-and-vcs-share-8-lessons-for-raising-a-seed-round-this-year-ff1f12e3e612
Lessons for raising a seed round in 2019.Pre SeedBlogFundingnoGlobal
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