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Welcome to the Entrepreneurship Community!

MIT is a preeminent community for those seeking careers in entrepreneurship.  This Your CDO community for students interested in entrepreneurial careers brings together news, resources and events from the CDO, Clubs, and MIT Sloan community.

Companies hiring for entrepreneurial ventures and startups seek candidates who have: comfort with ambiguity and change, knowledge of and passion for the industry or product, ability to wear many hats and thrive in a resource-constrained environment, and fundraising/sales experience.


Evaluating Equity Offers


When a company extends an offer, there will be several elements for you to evaluate based on their competitiveness and what you personally value most. The cash usually gets our attention first (base salaries and incentive compensation, such as performance …

By Sumayya Essack
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Underestimated Founder Pitch Competition – Apply by March 10th


Vertex Ventures reached out to share an exciting opportunity for underestimated & underrepresented founders.

Underestimated Founder Pitch Competition [Click to go to website]

Open Scout and VC OpenDoor have teamed up to host a virtual underestimated founder pitch competition to …

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Attia Qureshi: Five Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Started My Consulting Business


By Doug C. Brown | Authority Magazine | February 14, 2021

“You need a network: in consulting at least 75% of your work will come through referrals, which means your first few jobs are crucial. Many of those jobs or referrals will …

By MIT Sloan CDO
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