MIT Digital Shingle Project

Every year hundreds of MIT graduates “hang out their shingle" and start companies from the ideas, technology, and skills they gain from MIT, resulting in 200 to 400 businesses started annually.

The MIT Digital Shingle Project celebrates this success through an online experience where you can browse companies, read statistics and be inspired by their stories.

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MIT Digital Shingle Project

Webline Communications Communications

Webline Communications is a contact management company based in the United States. It was acquired by Cisco Systems on September 22, 1999.

Gillette Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods
It took six years for Gillette’s razor idea to evolve. During that time, technical experts told Gillette that it would be impossible to produce steel that was hard, thin, and inexpensive enough for commercial development of the disposable razor bla …

Webaroo Consumer Web

Consumer Web
Webaroo is a free, closed-source offline web browser for Microsoft Windows. It uses a web interface for its control panel, whose main purpose is to download websites for offline browsing. It is targeted towards laptops and mobile devices.

InVivo Therapeutics Biotech

InVivo Therapeutics Corporation was founded to develop and commercialize groundbreaking technologies for the treatment of spinal cord injuries (SCI). InVivo’s platform technologies focus on minimizing tissue damage sustained following acute injury …

Allurent Consumer Web

Consumer Web
Allurent on Demand is a hosted, Software as a Service (SaaS) solution providing retailers with interactive merchandising widgets to increase site conversion, repeat visits, and customer satisfaction. With Allurent on Demand, retailers can add interac …

Censio Software

Every 12 minutes someone dies in a car crash in the U.S alone.

imagen Software

Imagen's mission is to be the world leader in developing intelligent vision technologies that can see, and make sense of, the ongoing explosive growth in digital imagery.

Delightfully Consumer Web

Consumer Web
Delightfully allows gift givers to add a personalized touch to electronic gift certificates by creating a game that incorporates pictures, such as a scavenger hurt or maze, the recipient must play in order to find the gift.

Propel Software

Propel makes the Internet better. By providing best-in-class data reduction and acceleration technology, end users save money on data plans and browse the Web faster.

Direct Hit Technologies Consumer Web

Consumer Web
Direct Hit Technologies, Inc. was a Boston-based search engine company that provided search engine services to major web portals and operated a public search engine at

Spoiler Alert Software

Spoiler Alert is America’s first dynamic online B2B marketplace to help businesses manage surplus food and valuable organic waste.


3dim builds upon breakthrough signal processing technology invented at MIT that brings touchless gestural control and 3D sensing to mobile devices, wearables and smart home appliances.

Angstrom Medica Biotech

E-Ink Corporation

Products made with E Ink's revolutionary electronic ink possess a paper-like high contrast appearance, ultra-low power consumption and a thin, light form. E Ink's technology is ideal for many consumer and industrial applications spanning eB …

Bluefin Robotics Other

Bluefin Robotics develops, builds, and operates Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) and related technologies for defense, commercial, and scientific customers worldwide. We offer a full range of modular, free-flooded AUV platforms. Using a core set …