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MIT Enterprise Forum Global

  • A nonprofit organization headquartered at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with chapters worldwide
  • Informs, connects, and coaches technology entrepreneurs
  • Seeks to build a better world by accelerating the creation and growth of world-class technology companies


The MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) is a global organization of dedicated professionals with local chapters, affiliated with the  Massachusetts Institute of Technology through MIT Technology Review. Its goal is to support emerging entrepreneurs to accelerate the growth of world-class technology companies.

Who’s it for?

For tech startups in Massachusetts.


We inform, connect, and coach technology entrepreneurs—enabling them to rapidly transform ideas into world-changing companies. We are a global network of local organizations, inspired by MIT, and open to the world.

Resources & Services

StartSmart Conferences

StartSmart is a one-day MIT Enterprise Forum conference that inspires, connects, coaches, and informs technology entrepreneurs to succeed faster and smarter. Through curated, relevant, and experience-based programming, entrepreneurs gain the knowledge that will help them take their venture to the next step. StartSmart offers versatile learning opportunities, crafted on the premise that successful entrepreneurship is a learned art when supported with a practical and proven methodology.

MIT OpenCourseWare

A full suite of entrepreneurial courses taught at MIT is now available free, online on MIT OpenCourseWare. MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity. MIT OpenCourseWare is a free publication of MIT course materials that reflects almost all the undergraduate and graduate subjects taught at MIT.

MIT Professional Education

MIT Professional Education is the gateway to lifelong learning from MIT’s renowned faculty, whether in a Cambridge classroom or at your company site. MIT Professional Education programs can place you in regular MIT academic courses or in industry-focused short courses. Individuals can build skills to reenter their professional fields and companies can benefit from custom programs designed to meet their specific business needs. MIT Professional Education brings MIT to the world.


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