The surprising value of waste
February 14, 2014MIT spinout Sanergy is impacting the entire ‘sanitation value chain’ — from franchised toilets to waste collection and conversion — in Nairobi’s Mukuru slum.
3-D scanning, with your smartphone
January 31, 2014Startup Viztu Technologies developed commercial software that generated 3-D models from 2-D photos, before selling to a tech giant.
Bringing the world reboot-less updates
January 24, 2014Ksplice software, which allows for updates without rebooting, became a profitable venture for the MIT alumni who developed it.
Climbing the ‘power ascension’ market
January 7, 2014Alumni startup Atlas Devices commercializes motorized rope-climbing technology for military use.
Catching (radio) waves
December 24, 2013ThingMagic, founded by five MIT alumni, helped bring radio-frequency identification technology to the supply chain.
Catalyst for business
November 21, 2013Startup Rive Technology is commercializing an MIT-developed invention that improves catalysts used in oil refining, leading to greater yields.
Powering better online document viewing
October 29, 2013Fast-growing startup Crocodoc is developing technology that converts documents into HTML for easy viewing and embedding.
Giving students ‘a six-month runway’ to launch startups
October 23, 2013An independent investment fund gives MIT Media Lab alumni startup support — and a way to put money back into the Institute.
Keeping ‘digital storefronts’ fresh
October 1, 2013Fast-growing startup Locu helps businesses synch their online information, across the Web, instantaneously.
Accelerating startups, the MIT way
September 17, 2013MIT’s Global Founders Skills Accelerator — which focuses on ‘disciplined entrepreneurship’ — helps student teams build innovation-based startups.
Startup cofounder discusses entrepreneurship with high schoolers
August 29, 2013Rising high-school seniors participate in interactive webinar with MIT Sloan alum
Teaching entrepreneurship with discipline
August 25, 2013New book by MIT lecturer Bill Aulet focuses on bringing innovations to market through disciplined planning and experimentation.
Dental scanner allows researcher to sink his teeth into entrepreneurship
August 20, 2013Novel 3-D oral scanner, developed by MIT professor Douglas Hart and then sold to 3M, is helping dentists go digital.
Professor emeritus Rodney Brooks refines the sequel to iRobot
August 8, 2013Rodney Brooks’ startup, Rethink Robotics, is producing robots that can adapt to manufacturing tasks and the factory environment.
Helping the world accelerate support for entrepreneurship
May 29, 2013Two-year MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program now accepting new applicants
MIT Global Founders’ Skills Accelerator announces 2013 student teams
May 16, 2013Startup accelerator includes eight MIT student teams as well as teams from six international universities.
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