Fostering the next generation of technical entrepreneurs.

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We're a student-run group whose mission is promoting entrepreneurship and innovation at MIT.

What do we do?

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Innovation

We come up with new ideas, new companies.

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Startups

We connect with local Boston startups.

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Community

We provide students with a support network of entrepreneurs.

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Fun

We bond, we party, we have fun!



Meet the Exec Team!

Let's meet the awesome people behind this thing.

Anthony Cheng

Co-Director
Adam Zhao

Co-Director
Adit Abraham

Innovate
Anurag Golla

TechTreks
Christina Chen

StartLabsX
Eswar Anandapadmanaban

TechTreks
Kiara Wahnschafft

TechTreks
Lantian Chen

Large Events
Leon Cheng

Web
Max Allen

Innovate
Sarah Moseson

TechTreks
Vaibhavi Shah

Finance
Amanda Garofalo

Large Events
Kaylee de Soto

StartLabsX
Matthew Tung

Large Events


Frequently Asked Questions
What is the StartLabs community?

With over 3,000 people in the greater StartLabs community (Twitter followers, Facebook likes, mailing list members), StartLabs connects MIT undergraduates and alumni to resources on and off campus. StartLabs Community Members are people who aren’t necessarily interested in building out the community from a structural standpoint, but want to come to events and meet other like-minded people.

What kind of events can I expect?

We host numerous talks by experienced entrepreneurs, info sessions with venture capital firms, a weekly “perpetual hackathon” called Incube, help to organize Boston’s premier cross-campus accelerator, InnovateEDU, sponsor tech treks to places around Boston, the US, and beyond, put on campus-wide celebrations of entrepreneurship, and much, much, more!

How do I join the community?

Simply join via this form!

Why should I join the StartLabs Team?

StartLabs team members have the chance to make big changes to the MIT entrepreneurship ecosystem, designing and executing events, seminars, and socials, directly interfacing with top influencers at MIT, Boston, and beyond. You’ll learn a ton, not only from our internal education program, but also by having hands-on experiences of being the backbone of the undergrad population at MIT. You get top priority for participation in TechTreks to New York, San Francisco, Israel, and beyond. Join an amazing community of some of MIT’s brightest and most innovative students. And, did we mention an awesome weekly dinner?

What's the commitment for joining the team?

StartLabs team members must be willing to commit at least two hours per week (one hour meeting + one hour of work) with the expectation of contributing more. We have weekly all-team meetings, with half an hour of updates and education before jumping into worksessions, always with food. Unsure of joining? You can always join our community.

How do I join the team?

We currently take about 5 new recruits every semester. Join our community mailing list (or look out for our dorm spam) to receive our application, or check back on this website at the beginning two weeks of every semester.

Let's make MIT a place to start innovating ideas for the future.