The Legatum Fellowship is a competitive program designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs gain a world class education at MIT in order to launch and scale their ventures and maximize their likelihood of success as principled entrepreneurial leaders and agents for change who will transform society and improve global wellbeing.
The Legatum Seed Grants help MIT students explore innovation-driven entrepreneurship opportunities in the developing world. By supporting early stage entrepreneurial leaders at MIT, the Seed Grant Program enables students to experience opportunities on the ground so they are prepared to address real challenges and create solutions that have the potential to drive economic and social progress in frontier markets.
The MIT D-Lab Scale-Ups Fellowship offers one year of support to social entrepreneurs bringing poverty-alleviating products and services to market at scale. Scale-Ups Fellows receive a $20,000 grant, tailored mentorship, skills-building, and networking opportunities. Alumni of MIT and the International Development Design Summit (IDDS) are eligible to apply.
Entrepreneurs In Residence (EIRs) are based in the Martin Trust Center connect highly qualified industry experts and entrepreneurs throughout the country to students as professional advisors who offer their time and expertise to provide later-stage guidance to MIT students in accordance with their honest broker policy.
MIT Delta V is MIT’s student venture accelerator, providing a capstone educational opportunity for MIT student entrepreneurs that prepares them to hit escape velocity and launch into the real world. Delta V provides mentorship and coaching, peer learning and simulated board meetings,
The EEF is an open-source, online platform to benefit entrepreneurship educators. This initiative aims to build a community that shares information and best practices, integrates them into their program or courses and improves on them through open discussion and a crowd sourced collection and ranking system of featured materials.