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


3dim

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.

Bluefin Robotics Other

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 …

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 …

L-1 Identity solutions Other

(formerly Viisage Technology, Inc)
Other
With the trust and confidence in individual identities provided by L-1 Identity Solutions, our customers can better guard the public against global terrorism, crime and identity theft fostered by fraudulent identity

LaKritz Adler Development Other

Other
United States Treasury alumni Robb M. LaKritz and Joshua A. Adler founded LaKritz | Adler in 2002 with just $10,000 and a drive to enhance Washington, D.C.

NightAway Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods
NightAway takes the economics of local deals to produce a highly curated monthly subscription to VIP date night packages with no vouchers to awkwardly redeem, no expiration dates, and no daily spam.

Bluelight Consumer Web

Consumer Web
Bluelight is an SMS-based consumer finance platform that draws on traditional informal savings tools and cutting-edge behavioral economics research to help households in the developing world save up for the things they need.

Flat Black Films Other

Other
Flat Black Films is an animation and software company located in Austin, TX. We primarily do rotoscoping animation, such as that used to animate “Waking Life” and “A Scanner Darkly.”

BenchFly Biotech

Biotech
Our Mission: To educate and empower scientists in and out of the lab, enabling their next big breakthroughs – faster.

Infoseek Consumer Web

Consumer Web
Infoseek was originally operated by the Infoseek Corporation, headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Lineplot Communications

Communications
The vision behind this company is simple – to skillfully blend the theoretical and empirical content of finance/economics with the storytelling, creativity and graphics technology which define today's best filmmaking.

Aegis Lightwave Other

(formerly Aegis Semiconductor)
Other
Aegis Lightwave, Inc. provides optical channel monitoring products to the fiber-optic communications industry worldwide. It provides channel-monitoring products, such as DWDM channel monitor product line for original equipment manufacturers for embed …

LocalData Software

Software
LocalData makes digital tools to collect and analyze information about urban infrastructure.

World Wide Workshop Other

Other
World Wide Workshop develops applications for learning with technology that combine game mechanics and social networking to empower youth to be inventors and leaders in the global knowledge economy. Our programs transform education by connecting yout …