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July 2015

In Focus: PurchaseMate

Hi, we’re PurchaseMate and we’re here to help you be a more conscious and effective shopper. PurchaseMate is a social impact data company, working to educate both shoppers and corporations on the products that they stock, ship, and buy. We... Continue Reading →

Lauren Yang: So Much More

70 incredibly intelligent students, four weeks, one unforgettable experience: MIT Launch. When I first found out that I had been accepted into MIT Launch, a four week summer entrepreneurship program, I was excited to not only to be learning about... Continue Reading →

In Focus: Bites

Hello! We're Bites and we're on a mission to make sure you never miss a home-cooked meal again! Bites connects hungry students to chefs in college campuses to sell home cooked meals to each other. Through a mobile app platform, Bites... Continue Reading →

In Focus: Dropwise

Hi! We’re the Dropwise team, and we’re here to connect you to your water usage in a smarter, more effective way. Dropwise uses modernized technology to connect homeowners to their water usage in a smarter, more effective way to encourage... Continue Reading →

Ayden Howle: A Home Away from Home

Walking through those large transparent doors, I already knew was entering my new home: a place where we are all family, where we are welcome. Here at Launch, valuable speakers from across the world present our lessons, creating this wonderfully... Continue Reading →

Two Mini-Businesses In Two Days

It’s been just two days and each group of our students has already started not just one, but two mini businesses! A market simulation and app simulation gave students the necessary tools and skills to conduct market research, come up... Continue Reading →

Marshmallow Challenge

Marshmallows were first invented as throat medicine in Ancient Egypt and in Ancient Rome gladiators rubbed the marshmallow plant’s sap into their bodies in preparation for the challenges. Here at MIT Launch, our students use it in an even more creative way.... Continue Reading →

You Get Only One “First Day of Launch”

There is nothing more exciting than the beginning of something new. New ideas, new phase of life, new friendships, new careers... Today we welcomed 70 brilliant self-starters from around the world to Session 2 of our MIT Launch summer program.... Continue Reading →

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