IDEA: Northeastern University’s Venture Accelerator

IDEA is Northeastern’s student-led venture accelerator that supports entrepreneurs in the Northeastern community to reach their full potential. True to our Northeastern roots, IDEA provides a valuable experiential educational opportunity to everyone involved from the ventures and coaches to the management team and full-time staff. We accelerate the development of ventures using our business planning stage-gate process. IDEA provides the relevant educational and business resources to ventures as they advance through the stages.

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Mosaic is an alliance of student-led organizations that support venture incubation at Northeastern. These student-led organizations work side-by-side with student, alumni, and faculty ventures, creating solutions to the real challenges that entrepreneurs face when starting companies. In addition to helping ventures, Mosaic hosts informal gatherings of entrepreneurial-minded members of our community in areas all around the country.

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The McCarthy(s) Venture Mentoring Network

The McCarthy(s) Venture Mentoring Network (VMN) connects Northeastern entrepreneurs with high-quality, experienced, mentors that can help address a variety of business challenges and make ventures more successful.  VMN opportunities are available for alumni looking to receive or offer mentorship. We have worked with over 75 ventures and are always looking to grow our strong community of entrepreneurs. Get involved today!

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