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Braving new frontiers

Robin Chase, SM ’86, the co-founder of ZipCar and CEO of GoLoco, an innovative online ride-sharing tool, was named to Time Magazine's “Top 100 Most Influential People” list. Chase is recognized for the influence her companies have had in the area of social entrepreneurship.

Anand DanielAnand Daniel, MBA ’07

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick announced the creation of MassChallenge, a multimillion-dollar annual venture funds competition, inspired by the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition. One of the competition's founders is John Harthorne, MBA ’07, a winner of MIT's $100K Competition.

John HarthorneJohn Harthorne, MBA ’07

Anand Daniel, MBA ’07, served as a judge in a similar event, the 2009 TYE Business Plan Competition, held in Boston. Co-founder of the Venture Capital Competition while at MIT Sloan and senior associate of Flybridge Capital Partners, Daniel was well positioned to contribute to TYE's goal of empowering young entrepreneurs through training, experience, and a potential $10,000 payout.

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