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Where Are They Now? A Reunion with MIT Business Plan Competition Alumni

Where Are They Now?  A Reunion with MIT Business Plan Competition Alumni

Oct 3, 2013

The end of the spring semester at MIT heralded the close of another year of business plan competitions. In the wake of an exciting conclusion to the Clean Energy Prize (CEP), the $100K Entrepreneurship Competition ($100K), and the IDEAS Global Challenge, and looking ahead to the start of a fresh cycle, I thought I would follow-up with a few business plan...

Immigration Policy as a Tool for American Innovation: A Conversation with USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas

Immigration Policy as a Tool for American Innovation: A Conversation with USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas

Nov 28, 2012

On Wednesday, November 28th, 2012, MIT will welcome to campus the Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Alejandro Mayorkas. Director Mayorkas assumed leadership of USCIS in August 2009 and, in October 2011, launched the Entrepreneurs in Residence initiative. The Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) initiative is designed to guide USCIS in...