Agenda

 



MONDAY- 6/10 32-144
8:30-9:00a Breakfast
9:00-9:30a Introduction to Workshop Program & Team
9:30-10:45a Early “Pitch” (Participants give elevator pitch)
10:45-11:00a Break
11:00-12:15p Different Types of Entrepreneurship & Getting Started
12:15-12:30p Getting Lunch
12:30-1:45p Lunch speaker- Marina Hatsopoulos 
1:45-2:45p Entrepreneurial Motivation, Mindset, and Team- Christina Chase
2:45-4:30p MIT Campus Tour 
4:30-7:00p IWI Networking Event/Reception (R&D Commons Stata, 32-G401)
   
TUESDAY- 6/11  
8:30-9:00a Breakfast
9:00-10:15a Evaluating Market Needs  (Primary Market Research)- Christina Chase
10:15-10:45a Break
10:45-12:15p Identifying Initial Beachhead Markets & Personas - Donna Levin
12:15-12:30p Getting Lunch
12:30-1:45p Lunch guest speaker- Starting Companies Outside the Obvious Hubs- Prof. Nuno Arantes-Oliveira
1:45-3:15p De-risking Product / Market Fit - Dipul Patel
3:15-4:00p Break
4:00-5:00p What happens when you fail? Conversation with Rohit Gupta, Alex List and Christina Chase
   
WEDNESDAY- 6/12  
8:30-9:00a Breakfast
9:00-10:15a Design Thinking - Prof. Maria Yang
10:15-10:45a Break
10:45-12:15p De-risking Technology- Sridhar Iyengar
12:15-12:30p  Getting Lunch 
12:30-1:45p Lunch guest speaker - Federico Cismondi
1:45-2:00p Break
2:00-3:45p Disruptive Business Models - Michael Skok
3:45-4:45p Break / Walk to Sloan for Lisbon MBA event
5:00-7:30p IWI / Lisbon MBA Event
  Entrepreneurial & Innovation Executive Panel, E62-276
  Networking Event, E62 Cafeteria
   
THURSDAY- 6/13  
8:30-9:00a Breakfast
9:00-10:15a Finding Co-founders & Splitting Equity- Dulcie Madden
10:15-10:45a Break
10:45-12:15p IP & Legal Considerations- Gary Schall
12:15-12:30p  Getting Lunch
12:30-1:45p Lunch guest speaker- Doug Hart on being the "accidental entrepreneur"
1:45-3:15p Working session & headshots 
3:15-3:30p Break
3:30-5:30p Overview of expectations for 30-day & 90-day plans
5:45-8:00p Student Working Session for 30 & 90-day Plans (dinner & breakout rooms provided)
   
FRIDAY- 6/14  
8:30-9:00a Breakfast
9:00-11:00a Presentations: Your next 30-days and 90-days plan presentations (teams) 
11:00-11:15a Break
11:15-12:15p Presentations: Your next 30-days and 90-days plan presentations (teams)
12:15-12:30p Getting Lunch
12:30-1:15p Lunch & Break
1:15-3:15p Presentations:  Your next 30-days and 90-days plan presentations (teams)
Mentors: Kim Sawyer, Christina Chase, Prof. Doug Hart, Prof. Nuno Oliveira, Adam de Sola Pool
3:15-3:30p Break
3:30-4:30p IWI Team Panel & Closing Remarks