Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, one of the first NYC-based accelerators, has released details on its newest class, its 15th in its history. The four-month accelerator program is housing 13 companies (the release indicated 14 but we only counted 13; perhaps a super stealth company) that will receive $100K in investment and mentorship from over 400 industry […]
MIT student Erica Swallow is finding out how unwelcoming the world of venture capital can be for women. She discusses her experiences with Sara Murray.
Red Fish, Blue Fish, One Fish, Robot Fish – that is how Dr. Seuss is read at MIT. Unlike land-based robots, MIT’s flexible aquatic craniate is a “soft robot” that is “powered by fluid flowing through flexible channels” mimicking gills. This self contained power system, requires no recharging or even traditional batteries, so it potentially could […]
Ministry of Supply launched in June 2012 to immediate fanfare- garnering 4,000 customers and selling 6,000 dress shirts in our first month. At the time, one of our co-founders, Kit Hickey, described the company as, “an adolescent trapped in a baby’s body, and we had to learn how to sprint before we could learn how […]
Entrepreneur hopefuls need to take a close look at the university they chose to attend. The University Entrepreneurship Report by Accounting Degree compared funding and deals pulled in from the graduates from six universities. Combined, alumni from Stanford, Harvard, UC Berkeley, NYU, U Penn, and MIT raised $12.6 billion across 559 deals. While Stanford is […]