A hub for technology and engineering, MIT is unparalleled in its ability to crank out new inventions and startups.
MIT is located in the heart of Kendall Square, also known as Cambridge, Massachusetts’ innovation district. The school's motto is mens et manus—”mind and hand.” This motto speaks to the university’s values for not only learning, but doing—a perfect fit for LaunchX’s focus on bringing ideas to life.
In addition to world-renowned mentors and instructors, you'll have access to state-of-the-art facilities. Classes will be held at on-campus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology while makerspace access is available for prototyping and 3D printing.
Elaine is a startup veteran and entrepreneurship consultant who has brought numerous high tech products to market. She grew up in Hong Kong and moved to the US to study engineering at MIT - eventually building a career as a technology executive. She has served as a VP at five startups and holds 22 patents.
Jim is an experienced sales leader and loves to hire amazing people and build top-performing teams. He has scaled revenue at a number of companies, ranging from startups to Fortune 100 corporations, and is helping to lead the charge in the education of great salespeople as a Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
In addition to being a tenured professor in the mechanical engineering department at MIT, Marty is the Maker Czar at MIT and head of Project Manus, MIT's effort to upgrade campus makerspaces and foster maker communities.