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MIT Entrepreneurship Review hosts launch reception, names founding editors

Brought together thought-leading entrepreneurs, faculty, students and investors

The MIT Entrepreneurship Review (MITER) hosted its launch reception on April 7 in the new Media Lab’s Skyine Room, bringing together more than 200 guests from the MIT entrepreneurial ecosystem and beyond.

Attendees included leading entrepreneurs, faculty, students and investors, and the event recognized MITER’s Founding Editors, who were selected in December 2009 through an institute-wide contest among dozens of outstanding applicants.

MITER’s Founding Editors are:
  • Michaël Bikard: PhD candidate in Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategy, MIT Sloan; French, English and German Masters in Management, ESCP Europe, 2005
  • Mark Chew: MIT Leaders for Global Operations (LGO), MBA and chemical engineering SM, MIT, 2010; MS Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UC Berkeley, 2004
  • John Craven: SM Technology and Policy candidate, MIT; SB in biological engineering (minor in biology) MIT, 2010; SB in Mathematics (minor in economics), MIT, 2010
  • Carlos Dedesma: MBA candidate, MIT Sloan, 2011; PhD neurology and neuroscience, Cornell, 2006; BS neuroscience, Duke, 1996
  • Kiran Divvela: MBA candidate, MIT Sloan, 2011; BS, University of Michigan
  • Roozbeh Ghaffari: PhD in biophysics, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology, 2008; MEng in bio-electrical engineering, MIT, 2003; BS in electrical engineering, MIT, 2001
  • Jia-Chuan Kwok: SM political science, MIT; BSc government and history, LSE
  • Claire Yuqiong Li: PhD candidate in chemical engineering, MIT; MS in chemical engineering practice, MIT, 2009; BS in chemical engineering, Cornell, 2007
  • Ethel Machi: SB computer science and electrical engineering, MIT, 2007; BS biology, MIT, 2002
  • Chizoba Nnaemeka: MBA candidate, MIT Sloan, 2010; BA in philosophy and biology; Wellesley, 2004
  • Ardavan Oskooi: PhD candidate, materials science and engineering, MIT; SM, Computation for Design & Optimization, MIT, 2008; BASc honors, engineering science, University of Toronto, 2004
  • Christopher Pirie: PhD candidate, biological engineering, MIT; BS bioengineering (minor in chemistry), University of Washington, 2006
  • Avidon Wolfson: SM Technology and Policy candidate, MIT; BS biomedical engineering, University of Texas, 2008; BA Humanities, University of Texas, 2008
Organizations and individuals are invited to get involved with MITER through the following programs:
  • Sponsorship
  • Partnership
  • Mentorship
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MITER, a free online publication produced by MIT students, is written for current and aspiring entrepreneurs and investors. The over-arching goal of MITER is to bridge the gap between academic discourse and the public in the field of entrepreneurship, by providing insight into new technologies and innovations emerging from MIT and other entrepreneurial hot spots around the world.

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