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Andrew Lo's adaptive market theory

‘It's really about taking chances on long shots.’

Oct 17, 2018
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The industries Vinod Khosla sees ready for disruption

Bonus insight: Change isn’t propelled by organizational structure.

Sep 24, 2018
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Data analysis and personalized medicine

Data-based algorithms are personalizing medicine.

Sep 19, 2018
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These 12 startups are reimagining the Asian workplace and workforce

Companies will compete Aug. 24 in Bangkok for a shot at the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge finals.

Jul 25, 2018
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How a nonprofit meals provider will triple the people it serves

Community Servings feeds the chronically ill. To grow, it brought in help from MIT.

Jul 20, 2018
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How holography could get us to non-invasive surgery

Openwater’s Mary Lou Jepsen on how she’ll use holography for cheaper medical imaging and safer surgery.

Jul 13, 2018
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Elliot Cohen, co-founder of PillPack
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Amazon to acquire PillPack

Retail giant reported to pay nearly $1B for the home-delivery pharmacy.

Jun 28, 2018
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MIT startups Nesterly, Confer Health honored with entrepreneurship awards

Celebrating entrepreneurship at MIT a ‘series of religious beliefs.’

Apr 6, 2018
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Lindsay Stradley gives TED talk
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Watch: Sanergy’s TEDWomen talk on bringing hygienic sanitation to Africa’s informal settlements

Kenya has created hundreds of jobs despite high unemployment.

Apr 5, 2018
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Use this flowchart to promote a healthy sick leave policy

An MIT management expert lays out a clear path to choosing whether it’s better to call in sick or head to the office.

Mar 23, 2018
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