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General questions

Getting started

Startup administrivia

Good Reads

Startup / Entrepreneurship Frameworks

Finding your way around the Boston startup landscape

Pitches and presentations

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MIT Specific questions

For international students

Free or discounted resources

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Startup resources for MIT students

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Academics at MIT

Competitions and Prizes at MIT

Startups founded by MIT alumni

Coaching and Mentorship

Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship

MIT StartIAP - 4-week accelerator for student teams in January

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MIT Global Founders' Skills Accelerator (GFSA)

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Career Choice

Deciding whether to start a company

Planning your career


Idea selection

Brainstorming and ideation

Team Building

Team Process

Nurturing a team

Testing your MVP and Finding Product/Market Fit

Validating hypotheses via MVP Testing

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Measuring success

Testing the business model

Primary Market Research

Product and usability research

Quantitative Research

Doing primary market research in another country

Getting started

Subject recruitment

Interview techniques

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Board of Director Considerations

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Founders' Decisions

Founder dating

Equity split

Common mistakes

Basics of Finance (i.e. managing money)

Getting started with your financial scoreboard

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Financial Statements / 5-year forecast models

Business models - a.k.a. ways to make money


Employee or Subcontractor?

Founder's Agreement

What is the recommended legal reading for entrepreneurs ?

Hiring your first lawyer

Company formation / incorporation

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Everything about stock and stock options

Intellectual Property Protection

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Immigration Law

Marketing and Sales

Sales conversion

Growth hacking

Inbound Marketing


Marketing Presence

Sector Deep Dives

Current focus on industry sectors

Product Design

General Product Design Guidelines

User Experience (UX) Design

Design for software products

Design for hardware products

Product Development

Request for Proposals (RFP) / Request for Quotes (RFQ)

Working with a product design firm


Managing Development

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Planning projects

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Hardware Development

Software Development

Medical Devices

Product Management

Defining a product

Secondary Market Research on the cheap

Business Model and Pricing

Determining Pricing

Determining your Business Model

Hardware Business Models

SaaS business models

Scaling - Manufacturing

Lead times

Final assembly

Common manufacturing processes

Sourcing Components

Offshoring, Reshoring, Rightshoring

Design for Manufacturing / Assembly (DFM/A)

Scaling - Process and Infrastructure

Customer service

Scaling your team

Financing (i.e. Fund-Raising)

Fund Raising

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Human Resources




Leadership and Culture

Development of Culture

Entrepreneurial leadership

Work-Life Balance

Readings on work life balance

Corporate Entrepreneurship

Corporate Entrepreneurship Overview

Building Entrepreneurship Systems

Educators' Resources