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Video Interview: 3M New Ventures on Renewable Energy Investing

Video Interview: 3M New Ventures on Renewable Energy Investing

May 10, 2012

Sebastian Titz, from the corporate VC arm of 3M, talks to MIT Entrepreneurship Review about new investment opportunities renewable energy and makes the bold claim that renewable energy, aside from wind and solar, will not happen in the next 30 years. About More Posts...

Starting a Company Right Out of MIT – An Interview with the Founder of Hipmunk

Starting a Company Right Out of MIT – An Interview with the Founder of Hipmunk

Apr 21, 2012

Move over Alvin and friends, there’s a new popular chipmunk to reckon with: the mascot of a flight search startup called Hipmunk, co-founded by fresh-faced MIT graduate Adam Goldstein (Class of 2010, Course 6 – Electrical Engineering and Computer Science). The idea came to Goldstein during his extensive travel as a member of the MIT debate team. Finding...

In A Galaxy Not So Far, Far Away: Virgin Galactic’s new CTO Discusses Commercial Space Travel and the Future of the Aerospace Industry

In A Galaxy Not So Far, Far Away: Virgin Galactic’s new CTO Discusses Commercial Space Travel and the Future of the Aerospace Industry

Nov 27, 2011

Of Sir Richard Branson’s many inspiring entrepreneurial ventures, Virgin Galactic may sound like the craziest. The company, part of the eclectic Virgin Group, which includes transportation, telecommunications, entertainment and many other companies, offers tourist trips into space starting at $200,000. You can already book a flight...

Interview with Brian Halligan, CEO & Co-Founder of Hub Spot

Interview with Brian Halligan, CEO & Co-Founder of Hub Spot

May 24, 2011

Brian Halligan, Sloan Fellow 2005, is CEO & Co-Founder of Hub Spot, the inbound marketing company that recently closed $32M in series D financing from Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures and Salesforce.com. Overall, HubSpot raised more than $ 65 million in venture capital. Brain is also Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the MIT Entrepreneurship Center and co-author...

$100K Interview Series: Zinaura Pharmaceuticals

$100K Interview Series: Zinaura Pharmaceuticals

May 8, 2011

In this interview, Jeff Anderson, MITER Topic Expert and Marketing Co-Director for MIT’s $100K Business Plan Competition, speaks with Drew Cronin-Fine and Heather Kline, founders of Zinaura Pharmaceuticals. Drew and Heather speak about their drug candidate for epilepsy and pain treatment, their team, how their company was born, and how the $100K...

$100K Interview Series: Interview with Sextant Therapeutics

$100K Interview Series: Interview with Sextant Therapeutics

May 8, 2011

Jeff Anderson, MITER Topic Expert and Marketing Co-Director of the $100K Business Plan Competition, interviews Patrick Stern and Lakshmi Balachandra, founders of Sextant Therapeutics.  Hear about their exciting new drug discovery technology, the creation of the founding team, the development of their company, and their experience in the $100K...