Innovation is more than a buzz word at MIT. From breakthrough technologies and immersive programs to world-class curriculum, we equip MIT students and entrepreneurs with the skills they need to become principled innovators who improve the world. Our programs are part of the MIT Innovation Initiative which collaborates with all five schools at MIT to strengthen the vibrant culture and programming of innovation and principled entrepreneurship.
Featured Innovators & Inventors
CNN - Oriola Oluwaseyi, 32, makes her way through the busy streets of Ajegunle, a low-income community in Nigeria's commercial center, Lagos. The Nigerian mother of four is pushing through people and things in the [...]
Ventures Africa - The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s D-LAB program, which offers one year of mentorship and learning to social entrepreneurs introducing poverty-alleviation solutions, will provide six startups from Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda with $20,000 [...]
Tech in Africa - Nigerian motorcycle transit startup MAX.ng has raised a $7 million funding round led by Novastar Ventures, with participation from Japanese manufacturer Yamaha. Based in Lagos, the company’s app-based platform coordinates motorcycle taxi and [...]
Programs at MIT
Please find below links to the MIT programs, initiatives, and centers that focus on innovation in Africa.
Curriculum & Classes at MIT
Interested in educational entrepreneurship programming? MIT offers curriculum and classes in three areas: Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Invention and Online Learning.
Programs in Africa
Acquire the skills you need to build successful ventures through our immersive entrepreneurship programs.
Funding, Mentorship & Networking Opportunities
MIT offers many engagement opportunities for global entrepreneurs who are doing business in Africa.