IDEA’s Redesigned Prototype Fund

Alexandra Allocca
August 6, 2015

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.

IDEA Hosts Fifth Annual Pitch-A-Thon

Sarah Urbonas
June 30, 2015

On Wednesday, June 24th, eleven ventures showcased their business’ success to potential investors, IDEA supporters, and fellow entrepreneurs.

On Fire to Hire: IDEA Ventures Looking for Full-Time, Co-Op and Interns

Sarah Urbonas
June 16, 2015

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!

Four IDEA Ventures Reach the Mass Challenge Finals

Victoria Alexander
June 10, 2015

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.

IDEA Reaches Gap Funding Milestone: 6 Ventures Receive Non-Equity Grants

Sarah Urbonas
April 6, 2015

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.