IDEA helps people in the Northeastern community start businesses, student, faculty, and alumni.   It guides ventures through a standardized planning process and introduces them to the resources  they need:  student coaches, experienced mentors, and leading service providers that provide legal, accounting, and marketing expertise. We also provide “gap funding” to ventures to achieve specific business and technology milestones.  And then we help these ventures get their “Series A” financing.

It’s all about building businesses, not just business plans.

Click to see a larger version of the IDEA timeline below.

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