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Three MIT-incubated ventures chosen for first Techstars Impact class

By | 2018-10-02T14:18:42+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Competitions, News, Students|

Jim Cooney / Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship / MIT News

MIT is widely known as a top breeding ground for entrepreneurs, whose ventures have collectively grown into a colossal driver of the world’s economy. Increasingly, MIT is attracting and grooming entrepreneurs who are motivated, first and foremost, by their desire for impact, and who seek opportunities in some of the world’s most challenging markets.

Cases in point: Three companies incubated at MIT are among the 10 ventures that Techstars has announced will comprise their first Impact accelerator: Base Operations is being called “the Waze for crime” in emerging markets; Nigeria-based MDaaS Global builds and operates medical diagnostic centers; and Graviky Labs converts air pollution into safe, high-grade inks.

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