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...

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...

This Bootcamp will be the most intense educational experience of your life

Take a look at a day-by-day breakdown of the MIT’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Written by Flávia Milhorance Inside of a building surrounded by a scenic landscape in a quiet neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, an energetic group did what seemed impossible. The headquarters of Bootcampers in Rio de Janeiro The MIT Innovation & Entrepreneurship Bootcamp...

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...

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...

How to leverage an MIT Bootcamp for career transition

Learn how Vanessa, Harry, and Sue accelerated their professional journeys at an MIT Bootcamp Written by Flávia Milhorance Physiotherapist Vanessa Gurie, 38, has not slept much for the past few months. During an interview on a Tuesday night, she detailed her non-stop routine dedicated to her new venture: I-Ophthalmology, a startup that will use artificial intelligence to...

Rio Trek: How to turn local culture into innovative businesses

Written by Flávia Milhorance From a fashion brand pioneer in sustainable design to one of the biggest music festivals in the world, a three-day expedition unveiled the ecosystem of innovation in Rio de Janeiro through the voices of local change-makers. The experience was part of the Rio Innovation Trek, a program that provides a rare opportunity...

MIT Professor Bill Aulet shares 7 lessons every entrepreneur must know

Written by Flávia Milhorance Entrepreneurs are not born; they are made. Managing director at the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, Bill Aulet, not only gave this invaluable insight but also broke down a strategy for launching and accelerating startups in a Bootcamp in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in July. The MIT Innovation & Entrepreneurship Bootcamp...