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Hiro Tien
Brunei Businessman Breaks the Mold at MIT Bootcamp

For Hiro Tien, an ambitious entrepreneur from the South-East Asian nation of Brunei, the constraints of a tiny home market were fast becoming apparent. Having established several successful ventures in the oil-dependent nation of just 500,000 – including a leading e-commerce company and a fast-growing escape-games business – Tien sought new ways to expand to…

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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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Arsalan Lodhi
Going From a Struggling to Sustainable Business

Arsalan Lodhi invested heavily into the development of his product and service offering without validating that customers needed it and was quickly running out of capital. He knew he had to change his sales approach. He began reading Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup, by Bill Aulet, Managing Director of the Martin Trust…

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Thomas Bazerghi

Thomas is a recent graduate from Boston University. He majored in Economics with a Minor in Chinese. He has helped develop MOOCs and innovative accelerated-learning bootcamps for entrepreneurs and innovators. Thomas also spent a semester abroad studying Mandarin and stayed on to contribute to Shanghai’s entrepreneurship scene. He worked in an early stage venture-backed startup called The CareVoice, an…

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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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Andrew Radin

Andrew recently co-founded twoXAR, a pharmaceutical company rooted in computational drug discovery, with his namefellow Andrew A. Radin. The company focuses on developing therapeutics at orders of magnitude faster than traditional drug discovery methods. Andrew also worked in Macquarie Bank’s Fund of Private Equity Fund’s group helping to manage a $200 million Clean Technology Fund….

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Raffaele Collela

Raaele has an MS in Business Administration from the University of Naples, Italy (2003) and an MBA from MIT Sloan (2011). Aer Sloan he joined VC backed social network Mocospace, where he helped the CEO to rebuild the company analytics platform. In 2012 he co-founded Cannonball. In the last 2 years he raised $1.3M in…

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Douglas Hwang

Douglas Hwang is the Director of Product at comiXology (acquired by Amazon.com in 2014), trying to make everyone a comic book fan. Douglas has been working as a Product Manager for many years in areas like Growth, International, Marketing, and Mobile. His work experience includes working at Nike, GE, Apple, Audible, and Etsy. Born and…