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Weather-tech startup in $1.2b public offering

By Aaron Pressman | Boston Globe

Boston startup Tomorrow.io has built an entirely new system for predicting the weather using data from overlooked sources like wireless phone networks and Internet-connected cars.

Now it is planning to go public using one of …

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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, …

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Why I fired (and rehired) myself

By Adriana Bokel Herde, EMBA ’17  | Published by: MIT Executive MBA Program

Whether you have been with your company for a few months or many years, you can probably relate to the feeling of being a new hire. This period …

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[100 Emerging Women Leaders] Meet Shweta Aprameya, who built fintech platforms way before they became the norm

By Sindhu Kashyaap | Her Story | November 9, 2021

Shweta Aprameya knew that if she had to start up, it had to be in the financial sector and investment space.

After completing her studies at MIT Sloan, Shweta worked in the …

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Female Disruptors: Nhat Nguyen of Autonomous.ai On The Three Things You Need To Shake Up Your Industry

By Candice Georgiadis | Authority Magazine | November 15, 2021

As a part of our series about women who are shaking things up in their industry, I had the pleasure of interviewing Nhat Nguyen.

Nhat Nguyen is Head of Global Projects at …

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This founder and CEO works to get women closer to capital

By Meredith Somers | MIT Sloan Ideas Made to Matter | October 18, 2021

A 2020 women’s leadership study from LeanIn.org and McKinsey & Co. found that American women held less than 40% of corporate management positions, and women continue to fight …

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Biotech and Big Pharma: A blueprint for a successful partnership

By Noël Brown | Endpoints News | October 25, 2021

Strategic partnerships have long been an important contributor to how drugs are discovered and developed. For decades, big pharma companies have been forming alliances with biotech innovators to increase R&D productivity, expand …

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Nonprofit born out of MIT program seeks to advance Kentucky’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

By Haley Cawthon | KY Inno | October 8, 2021

As a media researcher, Sam Ford was working in collaboration with a few labs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2016 when he got into a discussion about the future of …

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How To Fix A Racially Biased Venture Capital Model And Commit To Diversity In Entrepreneurship

By The Buzz | Equal Opportunity Today | October 8, 2021

Kimmy Paluch is the founder and managing partner of Beta Boom, a venture academy that provides product, marketing and fundraising coaching and services to the next wave of founders. Prior to …

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Providing Operations Help to Increase Patient Treatment Rates

By MIT Sloan Action Learning

Boston Medical Center (BMC) is a private, nonprofit, 514-bed, academic medical center. Located in the city’s South End, the hospital largely cares for Boston’s underserved communities, including low-income and elderly patients. BMC’s General Internal Medicine …

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