Comparing Start-Up Culture and Models at MIT

Oct 28, 2014 843

On Sept. 18, MIT's Sloan School of Management was the stage for a unique seminar comparing startup environments and strategies in Italy and the United States. Organized by the Italian Consulate General in Boston and Professionisti Italiani a Boston, the event was moderated by Corriere della Sera journalist Maria Teresa Cometto and saw numerous local and international leaders in the world of entrepreneurship discuss the different models the two countries present.

"Entrepreneurship is something you get better at with time," said MIT Senior Lecturer Bill Aulet. Tim Rose, founder and CEO of the Cambridge Innovation Center, highlighted the importance of universities as concentrators of talent, but posed emphasis on the importance of a collaborative post-graduate environment, while complimenting Italy for its comprehensive approach to venture capital legislation.

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Fonte: Bostoniano

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