General Resources

Build a Flexible Business Plan – This video from the Harvard Business Review helps you build the basic framework of a flexible business plan. Tony Tjan, managing partner of Cue Ball, a local Boston Venture Capital firm.

Entrepreneur’s Toolkit on the MIT Entrepreneurship Review – Make sure to check out the Entrepreneur’s Toolkit on the MIT Entrepreneurship Review! There are great posts on everything from joining a startup team to obsessing about your product.

 

MIT Student Resources

E-Center – The MIT Entrepreneurship Center helps educate and nurture entrepreneurship (and entrepreneurs) at MIT. Check out the entrepreneurship curriculum or sign-up for a session with one of the Entrepreneurs in Residence.

Hobby Shop – Need to build something? Swing by the hobby shop and get started!

Venture Café – ok, this isn’t actually MIT, but if you go, you’ll see a lot of people from MIT, plus, it’s close by! Thursday afternoons in Venture Café are a great time to meet fellow entrepreneurs, grab some free snacks, and even chat with investors.

Venture Mentoring Service – Get support and mentoring from those that have been there and done it! VMS offers incredible mentoring and resources for entrepreneurs at MIT.

 

Motivational

Gary Vaynerchuk: Do what you love (no excuses!) – Gary Vaynerchuk’s inspirational talk to inspire you to do what you love.

 

Other Entrepreneurship Contests

Cleantech Open Ideas Competition

Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

MIT Clean Energy Prize

 

Resources from Other Schools

Stanford E-Corner – Stanford University’s Entrepreneurship Corner contains inspiring speeches from entrepreneurs. Listen to leaders from companies like Evernote, Instagram, Genentech, and Kleiner Perkins!