What We Do

IDEA is a student-led venture accelerator that fosters the development of entrepreneurs in the Northeastern community through the educational exeperience of developing a business from concept to launch. We at IDEA, strive to provide a holistic experience for our ventures through support, in-kind resources, and opportunities to engage in an experiential learning opportunity.

Bridging the Gap.

IDEA Gap Funding is an educational grant for talented young entrepreneurs to help them build their businesses.

We're industry agnostic.

IDEA ventures tackle big problems in every industry through the guidance and experience of our EIR, coaches, and mentors.

Failure is part of the process.

Our program supports testing and iterating that's necessary for an early-stage concept to develop.

Not just for students.

We welcome all Northeastern founders including undergraduates, Master's students, PhD students, alumni, faculty, and staff.

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Our Impact

400+

Current Ventures

$133M

External Funding Raised

52

Launched Ventures

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