Monthly Archives: July 2016

Checking in with Noex at MassChallenge

When we last spoke with the Massachusetts trio called Noex, they had just gotten into MassChallenge as one of the 128 finalist startups for the 2016 year. The team, made up of two Startup Challenge alums, Scott Bonney BELM ’14; … Continue Reading

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Social Innovation Fellows Impact Manufacturing, Making, and Play Cultures

This summer, Accelerate, Wentworth Innovation + Entrepreneurship Center, is partnering with the Boston Children’s Museum and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as part of Accelerate’s Social Innovation Lab [SIL].

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Social Innovation Lab: Week 9

We began this week by finalizing our kit. We made three types of boards, and have narrowed the kit down to having a circuit board aspect to show a more technical side of manufacturing. We have drafted 5 unblockme games Continue Reading

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Social Innovation Lab: Week 8

Week #8 was a short week due to the 4th of July break. During this week we thoroughly discussed or kit and what exactly it will target. After doing a few brainstorm sessions on aspects of the game we have Continue Reading

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Senior Teams Shine at Summer PitchRound

This summer is the four-year anniversary of the Startup Challenge. In 2012 Monique Fuchs, Associate Vice President of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, took a chance and held a pitch event for students interested in entrepreneurship. It was a huge success. Accelerate … Continue Reading

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Social Innovation Lab: Week 7

Social Innovation Lab: Week 7

In concluding this week the manufacturing group has hit the midpoint of the summer co-op. Today we presented three prototype kits and an overview of our presentation to Helena. She was very pleased with our Continue Reading

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Social Innovation Lab: Week 6

After week 6 the manufacturing group has made great strides toward a finished project. We have put our research/presentation aspect on hold for this week and next. Our main concentration right now is to develop a kit or game that Continue Reading

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Social Innovation Lab Week 5

Check out what the SIL has been up to!

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