4.246J / 11.246J
DesignX Accelerator

Prerequisites: 
Permission of instructor
Enrollment: 
Limited to 30
Preference Given to: 
students in DesignX Program

Students work in entrepreneurial teams to advance innovative ideas, products, services, and firms oriented to design and the built environment. Lectures, demonstrations, and presentations are supplemented by workshop time, when teams interact individually with instructors and industry mentors, and by additional networking events and field trips. At the end of the term, teams pitch for support of their venture to outside investors, accelerators, companies, or cities.