15.385 Innovating for Impact

Do you have a business idea that could make the world a better place?

Do you want to tackle big social and environmental problems with the tools of the entrepreneur?

BAD NEWS, there are complex challenges in simultaneously solving public and private problems, and trying to create value for customers, investors, and society.

GOOD NEWS: There are tools to help you sharpen your problem formulation, value proposition, business model, impact model, and funding and hiring pitch. MIT Sloan's Jason Jay teaches this course through tool-driven workshopping on ideas and live cases with social entrepreneurs.

Launch from this course into winter/spring competitions like IDEAS, Food/Ag, Water, Clean Energy, Inclusive Innovation, 100K, and others.