Industry News + Hiring Trends

2021 Most Disruptive MBA Startups

Pelicargo
MIT, Sloan School of Management

Industry: Logistics-tech

Founding Student Name(s): Jon Acquaviva (MIT Sloan Fellows MBA), Shinji Angata (MIT Sloan Fellows MBA)

Click here to read more from Poets & Quants.

Fit for Everybody
MIT, Sloan School of Management

By MIT Sloan CDO
MIT Sloan CDO Profile Picture
Read more »

How A Food Tech Company Reinvented Itself After The Devastating Impact Of Covid-19

(Featured: Christine Marcus, SFMBA ’12)

By Geri Stengel | Forbes | December 1, 2021

No matter how good their business idea is, women face more significant challenges than men when starting and growing their businesses. Because their networks tend to be smaller, …

By MIT Sloan CDO
MIT Sloan CDO Profile Picture
Read more »

These traditional brands are shifting to a DTC model. Here’s how.

By Cara Salpini | Retail Dive | November 11, 2021

Department stores used to be the “it” place to buy apparel. But a lot has changed in the past 10 years, and some brands have recognized they can sell clothes just fine on …

By MIT Sloan CDO
MIT Sloan CDO Profile Picture
Read more »

The World’s Top Female-Friendly Companies

By Samantha Todd | Forbes | November 2, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken an especially heavy toll on women around the world. By January 2021, nearly 3 million women had dropped out of the workforce in the U.S. alone. Worldwide, women

By MIT Sloan CDO
MIT Sloan CDO Profile Picture
Read more »

4 Reasons Why Veterans Make Ideal Founders

By Tim Young | Forbes | November 8, 2021

When investors picture an entrepreneur, military veterans might not be the first people who come to mind. But the qualities that help startup founders succeed are exactly what you’ll find in most veterans. …

By MIT Sloan CDO
MIT Sloan CDO Profile Picture
Read more »

17 retailers have filed for IPOs in 2021. What does that say about the industry?

By Caroline Jansen | Retail Dive | November 8, 2021

2021 has ushered in a wave of companies eyeing the public markets. So far in 2021, Retail Dive has tracked 17 major retailers that have filed for initial public offerings or direct …

By MIT Sloan CDO
MIT Sloan CDO Profile Picture
Read more »

National Alumni Career Mobility Survey: Classes of 2011 & 2016

Calling MIT Sloan Master’s Graduates from the Class of 2011 and Class of 2016!

Share your voice in our second annual Alumni Career Mobility Survey, a school initiative to collect and compile salary and career outcomes data for graduates of …

By MIT Sloan CDO
MIT Sloan CDO Profile Picture
Read more »

Why Latin America is the Next Hot Spot For Fast-Growing Mediatech Companies

By  Carlos Moreira | Crunchbase | September 13, 2021

To find the best new market for your mediatech company, you just have to head south—to Latin America. In the past five years, VC activity in Latin America has exploded. The area is …

By MIT Sloan CDO
MIT Sloan CDO Profile Picture
Read more »

MIT spinoff Via Separations scores $38M Series B to decarbonize manufacturing

By Ron Miller | TechCrunch | October 21, 2021

Via Separations is a startup from a couple of MIT material science engineers who figured out a way to reduce the amount of energy required in a manufacturing process, resulting in lower carbon …

By MIT Sloan CDO
MIT Sloan CDO Profile Picture
Read more »

The Fintech Effect: Fintech’s Mass Adoption Moment

By Ben White | Plaid | October 12, 2021

Consumer impact is at the heart of fintech’s mission, and its success. Last year, in conjunction with The Harris Poll, Plaid launched our annual consumer survey, The Fintech Effect, to better understand how …

By MIT Sloan CDO
MIT Sloan CDO Profile Picture
Read more »

Sidebar