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Mission


Building and investing in the MIT Media Lab startup community.

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Mission


Building and investing in the MIT Media Lab startup community.

From "Deploy" to "Scale"

Following the Media Lab's ethos, "Deploy", the E14 Fund was created to help Media Lab entrepreneurs scale their impact through their companies. We do this by serving the Media Lab community of students, faculty, members and alumni and by investing capital into their companies.

As the MIT Media Lab affiliated fund, E14 fund supports the community whether in the Lab or after graduating by:

  • spending time with founders and future founders wherever they are in their entrepreneurial journey.
  • mentoring and coaching students as they complete their academic pursuits and weigh their career options.
  • hosting regular events and workshops at the Media Lab.
  • advising founders as they start to build their teams and develop commercial prototypes.
  • ... and at the right time, providing first outside capital to young startups and help find co-investors, partners and customers.
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History


A unique community

History


A unique community

A powerful network of:

  • Corporates, part of the Media Lab consortium members.
  • Researchers, past and present at the Media Lab.
  • Mentors, industry experts and serial entrepreneurs
  • Alumni, influential in various fields
  • Startups, with strong ties to the Media Lab and to each others

Our entrepreneurs: