Ideastorm 13 Announced! 4/12, 6-8pm @ CIC...
On April 12th, we’re excited to host the biggest and baddest Ideastorm yet! Tickets will go fast, so make sure to sign up here. For those of you new to IdeaStorm, it’s a fast-paced, lightly moderated, high energy brainstorming session. Creative Ideas + Entrepreneurial Minds = Great Teams + Hot Startups. Bring your startup idea for others to help build on, or just bring your...
IdeaStorm 13 - Coming Soon !
A quick heads-up that we’re planning the next BIG Ideastorm for April 12 (tentative date) at the Cambridge Innovation Center. Sign up for our mailing list and watch this space for more details! Cheers, The IdeaStorm Champions http://ideastorm.tumblr.com/ @MIT_IdeaStorm
IdeaStorm 12 @ MIT VC Conference
We are excited to announce that IdeaStorm 12 will be part of the MIT Venture Capital Conference. All registered conference attendees are invited to attend Friday Nov 19 4pm-5pm (check the official conference agenda for details). For those new to IdeaStorm, it is a fast-paced, lightly moderated, high energy brainstorming session. Breakout sessions will feature: 1. Challenge Question -...
IdeaStorm 10 Announced: Tuesday, April 13th at 6pm
Come to our next brainstorming session on Tuesday, April 13th at 6pm in Kendall Square, and bring your business ideas. We’ll have a fresh set of entrepreneurs looking for your advice! Sign up at http://ideastorm.eventbrite.com (or on the right-hand column). Here’s the event itinerary. 1. Challenge Question: Eg: How can we use WiFi to improve everyday items? 2. Fresh Ideas: Pitch the...
Tontines for the Young Invincibles
Nearly one-third of the country’s uninsured are between 18 and 29. Health insurance doesn’t offer them the same value that it does to others and so they go without. But, a recent article by two law professors (titled “Tontines for the Young Invincibles”) is proposing the use of an old and outlawed practice as a solution—the tontine. Participants pay into a pool of...
Register for IdeaStorm 9: Tuesday, Mar 9th at 6pm
Creative Thinkers & Entrepreneurs! Join us for IdeaStorm 9: it’s a fast-paced, lightly moderated, high energy brainstorming session. Creative Ideas + Entrepreneurial Minds = Great Teams + Hot Startups. Bring your startup idea for others to help build on, or just bring your creativity and feedback for peers. Register for IdeaStorm 9, Tue, Mar 9th at 6pm, CIC (Kendall Sq., Cambridge,...
Accelerating Cleantech Adoption
I’d like to vastly accelerate U.S. cleantech adoption by promoting an innovative city/county-wide financing mechanism called Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE).
Venture-backed companies in MA
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Jumpseewow, educational multimedia for kids
The startup I’ve involved in is called – www.jumpseewow.com and we are one of semi-finalists in the 100KESC finale. It’s an educational video website for preschoolers. We didn’t show much detail on our website as we are in the progress of building the prototype.
IdeaStorm 8: Feb 18 6:15pm (Please register!)
Welcome to IdeaStorm 8: the 2010 kickoff event! We’re excited to announce that this event will be hosted at the Cambridge Innovation Center. This means more breakout conference rooms with better views from the 11th floor. We’re expecting a great turnout from Babson, BU, MIT, Harvard, and the local tech entrepreneurship community. REGISTER FREE HERE! http://ideastorm.eventbrite.com/ For...
IdeaStorm is brewing!
Mark your calendars! The next IdeaStorm will be held on Thursday, February 18th, 6-8pm, at the Cambridge Innovation Center, across from MIT Sloan. Be sure to sign up for the mailing list at ideastorm.tumblr.com
IdeaPost - Pavlovian Mouth Guard
Dentist visit inspired idea - The dentist prescribed a mouth guard that should be worn for ones entire life in order to prevent grinding teeth. An entire lifetime is ridiculous! Instead, why not have a mouth guard that is pressure sensitive and applies a small electric shock anytime you start to grind your teeth. Pavlovian response should allow you to learn not to grind your teeth in no time! ...
IdeaPost - Self Powered Baby Strollers
We have self powered lawn mowers, powered scooters, powered wheelchairs, self powered snow blowers, why not self powered baby strollers? For the mom who is dragging 50 lbs of shopping bags, plus a kid not in the stroller, this would be phenomenal
IDEA: Wi-fi powered home security
Sensors in your home connect to a website via wi-fi, allowing you to monitor your home from anywhere. Set up email alerts if doors are opened.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.” Winston...
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IdeaStorm @ MIT Sloan
IdeaStorm is a fast-paced, lightly moderated, high energy brainstorming session. Creative Ideas + Entrepreneurial Minds = Great Teams + Hot Startups. Bring your startup idea for others to help build it, or just bring your creativity and feedback for peers. We meet every other Wednesday at MIT Sloan School of Management.