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Margarita Camus

Written by Samantha Costanzo Carleton Many of the attendees at any given MIT Bootcamp are there to learn about entrepreneurship because they’ve already founded their own companies. Many more are seriously considering becoming founders themselves. Margarita Camus, who attended the Brisbane, Australia Bootcamp in February 2019, falls into a category all her own: She was there...
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Nidhi Sharma Bringing the Bootcamp Experience back to India

Nidhi Sharma began her entrepreneurial journey in India. After graduating from college with an Electrical Engineering degree, she founded Ukhaad Electronics, which runs workshops and training to introduce colleges and schools in India to STEM subjects. Nidhi Sharma’s business was profitable and growing, but she felt she needed a unique education in entrepreneurship and innovation…

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Keiana Cavé Forbes 30 under 30, Energy 

Keiana Cave began researching the 2010 BP oil spill in her hometown of New Orleans with Tulane University at 15. She designed a method that allows the Environmental Protection Agency to identify certain toxins that form as photoproducts during oil spills. But she soon got tired of the academic route and this past summer attended the…

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Iman Urooj Innovating in a Family Business  

The Pakistani-Venezuelan Iman Urooj began her entrepreneurial journey in childhood as part of her family’s business.  The company, PakCaribe International, enables companies worldwide to bring food products to Middle Eastern markets.  When Iman graduated from college at New York University, where she studied history and economics, she took on greater roles at PakCaribe. Traveling the…

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Learn how these innovators started new social ventures in just a week

Written by Flávia Milhorance A platform that helps empower small coffee farmers in Brazil — the idea behind the startup prototype that won the pitch competition at the 8th MIT Innovation & Entrepreneurship Bootcamp in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil last July. The project was developed during the Bootcamp and now could be turned into reality. MIT Bootcamps are educational, week-long programs...
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Practical tips: How to apply to MIT

Samip Jain and Jakub Chudik attended the MIT Bootcamps flagship program in Summer 2015. Thereafter, having experienced a taste of what MIT was like decided to apply to the Institute to continue their studies. In this next alumni conversation series, Samip and Jakub share practical tips on the issues you need to consider when applying to...
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From Cambridge to Brazil: Why MIT Bootcamps continues going global

From Cambridge to Brazil: Why MIT Bootcamps continues going global Written by Flávia Milhorance The MIT Innovation & Entrepreneurship Bootcamp took place in Latin America for the first time. On July 28, 2018, innovators, entrepreneurs and changemakers convened in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the eighth edition of the Bootcamp. This was an intensive, week-long program, gathering 123 students...
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