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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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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…