Ideas and insights about venture capital from MIT Sloan.
Why investors should look at ‘tough tech’
Tough tech, which applies science and technology to the world’s biggest problems, is redefining industries.
A VC seeks global talent, and centers funding in the US
Doug Zingale on healthy routines, negotiation as a horizontal skill, and what he asks of the biopharma and medical device companies he invests in.
New courses at MIT Sloan include ‘Pursuing happiness’
Before it’s in the boardroom, it’s on the syllabus at MIT Sloan — including a new course on pursuing a meaningful life.
The 5 types of entrepreneur: Which one are you?
If you want to take advantage of the different types of entrepreneurial minds in your organization, you first have to know what they are.
Location matters as firms get their innovation mojo back
Traditional hotspots like Silicon Valley and New York may give way to smaller, more inclusive innovation ecosystems, researchers say.
Finding positive impact and returns in clean energy
At Generate Capital, Yancan “Lydia” Li proves the potential of impact investing through successful projects and real metrics.
A ‘break from chaos’ lets this CEO find his best ideas
When testing ideas, Remus Capital’s Krishna Gupta errs on the side of action. But if his excitement lags in the face of resistance, he moves on.
8 financial technology startups to watch
Here are the winners and finalists of the 2021 MIT FinTech Conference startup pitch competition.
4 trends to watch in post-pandemic venture capital
Why VC is poised for boom times post-pandemic, and what industry watchers have on their radars for 2021 investment opportunities.
4 steps to funding models for entrepreneurs of color
To build new funding models, start by examining how exclusion was built into the current ones.