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Tumml accelerator evolving formula for urban venture financing
Published: Tue, 12 Aug 2014
Outlet: Xconomy
To try to change that, the two friends founded the non-profit San Francisco, CA-based incubator Tumml right after they graduated from MIT's Sloan School of Management. They describe Tumml as a venture accelerator for startup founders who want to solve urban problems that local officials often can't address themselves.
Online catering startup Phoodeez now has 400 customers as it looks to seed round
Published: Mon, 11 Aug 2014
Outlet: Boston Business Journal
The former deputy chief financial officer for U.S. Department of Energy found herself craving good, old-fashioned entrepreneurship. So she quit her job in 2011 and enrolled in a program at MIT Sloan School of Management.
Market Basket is a 'wake up call' for America
Published: Mon, 11 Aug 2014
Outlet: WGBH's Under the Radar (Audio)
Thomas Kochan: Professor of management at MIT Sloan School of Management, co-director of the MIT Sloan Institute for Work and Employment Research.
Christopher Knittel speaks to NPR about a major energy deal
Published: Mon, 11 Aug 2014
Outlet: NPR
MIT Sloan Professor Christopher Knittel tells breaks down Kinder Morgan's major energy deal on NPR.
Interview: Dr. Peter Senge on education, systems thinking and our careers
Published: Sun, 10 Aug 2014
Outlet: HR Bartender Human Resources Blog
Dr. Peter Senge is the founding chair of the Society for Organizational Learning (SoL) and senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
US Fed must confront risks to independence
Published: Sun, 10 Aug 2014
Outlet: Global Times (English Edition) (China) (Opinion Piece)
Simon Johnson is a professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management and co-author of White House Burning: The Founding Fathers, Our National Debt, And Why It Matters To You.
Taking a wait-and-see approach with disruptive innovations
Published: Fri, 08 Aug 2014
Outlet: TechCrunch (Opinion Piece)
Matt Marx is the Mitsui Career Development Professor and an Associate Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is a coauthor of "Dynamic Commercialization Strategies for Disruptive Technologies: Evidence from the Speech Recognition Industry," which is forthcoming in Management Science.
How Uber explains our economic moment
Published: Fri, 08 Aug 2014
Outlet: Harvard Business Review (Opinion Piece)
Andrew McAfee is the co-director of the Initiative on the Digital Economy in the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is the author of Enterprise 2.0 and the co-author, with Erik Brynjolfsson, of The Second Machine Age.
Market Basket: The worst case scenario
Published: Fri, 08 Aug 2014
Outlet: WBUR's Cognoscenti Blog (Opinion Piece)
Thomas Kochan is the George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management and co-director of the Institute for Work & Employment Research at MIT's Sloan School of Management.
College choice: Fifty best U.S. colleges for aspiring entrepreneurs
Published: Fri, 08 Aug 2014
Outlet: College Choice
The undergraduate business curriculum, facilitated by the Sloan School of Management, offers a Bachelor of Science (SB) in Management Science, which is consistently ranked one of the best undergraduate business programs in the world.
The legal options for both sides of the Market Basket showdown
Published: Tue, 05 Aug 2014
Outlet: WGBH-TV (Video)
Thomas Kochan is the co-director of the Institute for Work and Employment Research at MIT's Sloan School of Management.
The 12 exceptional business school libraries in the United States
Published: Tue, 05 Aug 2014
Outlet: CEOWorld Magazine
Dewey Library of Management & Social Science, the primary library for MIT Sloan School of Management is ranked number one in the list of "the 12 exceptional business school libraries in the United States."
Aiming for B-school? Here's a timeline
Published: Sun, 03 Aug 2014
Outlet: The Wall Street Journal's Live Mint Blog
The 24-year-old, who starts at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management in September, says in a Skype interview, "I needed to make sure I had at least least six-eight months for the essay-writing process."
Robert Merton talks about preparing for retirement
Published: Sun, 03 Aug 2014
Outlet: WOR-AM
MIT Sloan Professor Robert Merton talks about the crisis facing many Americans as they plan for retirement on Money Matters on WOR-AM in New York City.
Could car sharing work in a place like China?
Published: Sun, 03 Aug 2014
Outlet: PRI (Audio)
When John Sterman, a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, looks at cars and transportation systems in the not-too-distant future, he doesn't like what he sees.
Understanding the implications of consumer empowerment in health care
Published: Thu, 31 Jul 2014
Outlet: The Huffington Post (Opinion Piece)
Renée Richardson Gosline is the Zenon Zannetos Assistant Professor of Marketing at MIT Sloan School of Management.
A worker-manager revolt in Massachusetts
Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014
Outlet: Public Broadcasting Service (Opinion Piece)
And this is where Making Sen$e picks up the story Tuesday, with a column from Thomas Kochan, co-director of the Institute of Work and Employment Research at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
How Market Basket can right its course
Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014
Outlet: WBUR's Cognoscenti Blog (Opinion Piece)
Thomas Kochan: "Unless there is a change of course... all parties -- owners, employees and customers -- will lose."
Tracking the true technology cost of compliance, regulation and risk
Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014
Outlet: Wall Street & Technology (Opinion Piece)
Dr. Howard A. Rubin is a Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at Hunter College of the City University of New York, a MIT CISR Research Affiliate, a Gartner Senior Advisor, and a former Nolan Norton Research Fellow.
Using big data to manage medical expectations
Published: Mon, 28 Jul 2014
Outlet: The Healthcare Blog (Opinion Piece)
Cynthia Rudin is Associate Professor of Operations Research at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Una mestrina a Boston, unica Italiana selezionata dal MIT
Published: Mon, 28 Jul 2014
Outlet: Venezia Today (Italy)
Si tratta di una settimana di approfondimenti, seminari, prove pratiche e confronti, sotto la guida del managing director del MIT Sloan School of Management, Bill Aulet, e di Sanjay Sarma, Mechanical Engineering Professor, anch'egli in forza al Mit....
Leadership lessons in Haiti
Published: Sun, 27 Jul 2014
Outlet: Financial Times
Deborah Ancona, professor of management at MIT Sloan and director of MIT's leadership centre, recently ran a leadership workshop for more than 55 members of Haiti's government, including Laurent Lamothe, the prime minister.
Simon Johnson: Fed 'ignoring dangerous financial-sector behavior'
Published: Fri, 25 Jul 2014
Outlet: Money News
The Federal Reserve isn't taking strong enough action to reduce risk in the financial system, says MIT economist Simon Johnson, former chief economist of the IMF.
How odd is a cluster of plane accidents?
Published: Fri, 25 Jul 2014
Outlet: BBC News
"It is essentially a coincidence, except for the technicality that adverse weather involving thunderstorms and typhoons is more common in some seasons than others," says Arnold Barnett, a Professor of Statistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
A cookie jar that won't let you get fat
Published: Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Outlet: Outside Magazine
At the time Krippendorf was an MBA student at MIT. He recruited engineering classmates (and brothers) Ryan and Nick Tseng to help him build a prototype. Then the trio turned to Kickstarter for funding and quickly raised $41,991.

Kofi Annan, SF '72, former Secretary-General of the UN, is one of a network of global leaders in government and industry who hold degrees from MIT Sloan.