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The Startup Files: Entrepreneurship at MIT Sloan

A list of the companies started by 2012 graduates welcomes visitors to the Trust Center. As of March 2013, there are 76 new ventures and counting.

MIT has long been recognized as an incubator for would-be entrepreneurs, and the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship harnesses the best that MIT has to offer. Each of these ventures had a unique beginning—an idea hatching, a pitch to investors and clients, an experience that created an organization. Here, in their own words, students and recent graduates explain the challenges and opportunities they’ve experienced along the way in starting their new ventures. Click the links below to learn more about each company.

  • Bounce Imaging
    At Bounce Imaging, we’re developing low-cost, throwable imaging and sensor platforms that enable police officers, soldiers, firefighters, and other first responders to see inside dangerous, unseen spaces without exposing themselves to harm.

  • Wecyclers
    Wecyclers is focused on solving the urban waste challenges that plague low-income neighborhoods in the developing world.

  • lark technologies
    Founded in 2010, lark technologies is a consumer electronics company that makes wearable wellness monitors.

  • peerTransfer Corporation
    peerTransfer Corporation is a leading developer of innovative global payment solutions, initially focused on the education industry.