Tag Archives: MIT 100K

Competing for competition’s sake

I don’t agree with Vivek Wadhwa that losing a business plan competition is better than winning it. However, I do think that business plan competitions force many teams to aim for the wrong target. Here is the comment I left … Continue reading

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For the MIT 100K Participants: Executive Summaries

I was invited to speak tonight at the MIT 100K Web/IT track mixer but, unfortunately, I’m sick (which wouldn’t have necessarily prevented me from going) and have lost my voice (which would have made going to the event pointless). So, … Continue reading

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MIT 100K: Web 2.0 vs. Enterprise 2.0

Well, no, that’s not how we looked at judging the MIT 100K Web 2.0 / IT track this year but I bet┬ámany were surprised that our judging panel nominated an enterprise software company–CyberAnalytix–as the winner. Bob Buderi observed the pitch … Continue reading

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MIT 100K Startup Competition Kicks Off

The mother of all university startup competitions, the MIT 100K business plan competition, kicked off last night at the funky Stata Center at MIT. The competition takes three months–the finals are on May 14. I had a chance to talk … Continue reading

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