MIT Kickstart 2016

MIT Kickstart is a unique hardware mini-accelerator program for bold and aspiring university entrepreneurs.

June 5–11, 2016

Hong Kong and Shenzhen

MIT Kickstart is a unique hardware mini-accelerator program for bold and aspiring university entrepreneurs. Twelve MIT students and twelve Hong Kong-based students will work alongside each other and be taken from idea to impact, bringing together design thinking and rapid prototyping in a truly unique entrepreneurial experience.

7 Days

Build an international team, refine an idea, build a prototype, learn from industry experts and get mentored from the MIT community.

2 Cities

Immerse yourself in Hong Kong and Shenzhen’s fast-paced startup ecosystems. Meet thriving startups and access world-class manufacturing facilities.

1 Showcase

Pitch your idea and demo your prototype to industry professionals, seasoned entrepreneurs and investors at the showcase to gain valuable feedback and grow your network internationally.

MIT Kickstart is the inaugural program of the MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node, which launched in June 2016.


Details

June 5–11, 2016
Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China

To learn more about the program, contact hkinnovationnode@mit.edu

Links

  • Watch a video of highlights from the program here.
  • Read a story about MIT Kickstart 2016 here