MIT Enterprise Forum

The MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) is a non-profit organization affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) through MIT Technology Review. The organization has headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts. MITEF has chapters in major cities in the U.S. and worldwide.[1]

MITEF runs a range of events and programs targeted to help early-stage entrepreneurs, promote innovative technology to the general public.[2][3][4]

History

The MIT Enterprise Forum was founded in 1978 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Originally several entrepreneurs with MIT background decided informally help each other with their business plans. These gatherings showed value and the group named themself "the MIT Enterprise Forum".[5] Today MIT Enterprise Forum is a national non-profit organization which has 28 chapters in US and around the world. This network is managed by Technology Review, a media company with global readership of approximately 2.6 million.[6]

References

  1. ^ VLAB web-site about MIT Enterprise Forum (http://www.vlab.org)
  2. ^ CBS Detroit about MIT Enterprise Forum(http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2013/01/13/sae-detroit-section-mit-enterprise-forum-team-up-at-ace-13/)
  3. ^ MIT Technology Review about MITEF Greece chapter (http://www.technologyreview.com/view/537236/mitef-greece-startups-on-the-rise/)
  4. ^ MIT Technology Review about a MITEF event(http://www.technologyreview.com/news/402067/profiles-from-the-50k/)
  5. ^ Pittsburgh MITEF chapter about organization's history (http://enterpriseforumpittsburgh.com/about/history/)
  6. ^ New York MITEF chapter about organization's history (http://www.mitef-nyc.org/about-us)

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