15.364 Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Lab (REAL)
Aimed at students seeking a research-based but action-oriented understanding of innovation ecosystems, such as Silicon Valley, Kendall Square/Massachusetts, and other sites across the globe. Provides a framework for analyzing these critical innovation economies. Outlines the design and delivery of policies and programs (e.g., accelerators, prizes, tax policy, immigration policy) intended to accelerate innovation-driven entrepreneurship. Takes a stakeholder perspective to examine the role of entrepreneurs, risk capital providers, large corporations, governments and universities in innovation-driven entrepreneurship. Meets with 15.364 when offered concurrently. Expectations and evaluation criteria differ for students taking graduate version; consult syllabus or instructor for specific details.
This class has no prerequisites.
Lecture occurs 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM on Tuesdays in E62-262.
This class counts for a total of 9 credits.
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