Prototyping is critical to test core assumptions and iterate before building out an entire project. The Prototype Fund enables teams to quickly build, test and share their concepts by providing them prototyping support and up to $1,000 in funding. To enable this learning opportunity for everyone, the fund is available to anyone at Northeastern, not just IDEA ventures. The application deadline is on the 15th of every even month.
This past Wednesday, July 22nd, BetaBoston named their 2015 list of ’25 Under 25’. This impressive group of young innovators includes several members of Northeastern University’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and IDEA portfolio companies.
On Wednesday, June 24th, eleven ventures showcased their business’ success to potential investors, IDEA supporters, and fellow entrepreneurs.
In the most recent round of Gap Funding pitches, Commonwealth Cold Brew Coffee and Lobby Shop received Gap Funding, IDEA's non-equity grant.
On March 16th, Northeastern University entrepreneurs, students, and alumni networked with startups seeking to hire Spring 2016 co-ops, full-time employees, and interns at the semi-annual On Fire to Hire event. Check out the IDEA ventures that are looking to hire full-time employees, co-ops and interns to grow their successful businesses and learn how you can be a part of the action!
This year, four IDEA Ventures will participate in the Mass Challenge 2015 Final! Mass Challenge is a venture accelerator that runs an annual global accelerator program and startup competition, provides documents and organizes key resources, and coordinates training and networking events.
Elsen is a high performance-computing (HPC) platform designed to allow financial institutions a flexible, affordable cloud configuration to run financial models and algorithms.
QSM Diagnostics is Boston-based medical device start-up that develops sensors for infection monitoring, allowing doctors to quickly detect and treat specific types of infections.
Northeastern University’s Venture Accelerator IDEA recently reached a monumental milestone in their mission to coach, fund, and launch ventures: in February, IDEA completed its largest round of Gap Funding that provided six ventures with $10,000 to overcome a specific gap in each of their businesses.
Everyday Speech offers students an individualized approach to learn language, social skills, and emotions through interactive, individualized apps that feel like play.
Bharat Babies’ mission is to design and produce developmentally appropriate books that tell the stories of India’s heritage.