MAS.665 Development Ventures


Class Info

Seminar on founding, financing, and building entrepreneurial ventures in developing nations. Challenges students to craft enduring and economically viable solutions to the problems faced by these countries. Cases illustrate examples of both successful and failed businesses, and the difficulties in deploying and diffusing products and services through entrepreneurial action. Explores a range of established and emerging business models, as well as new business opportunities enabled by innovations emerging from MIT labs and beyond. Students develop a business plan executive summary suitable for submission in the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition's Accelerate Contest or MIT IDEAS.

This class has no prerequisites.

MAS.665 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by C. Breazeal, A. Pentland and J. Bonsen.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Thursdays in E14-633.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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