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


Mouse Systems Consumer Web

Consumer Web
Mouse Systems Corporation, formerly Rodent Associates, was founded in 1982 by Steve Kirsch, inventor of the optical mouse. In addition to being a vehicle for Kirsch's invention, the company was responsible for bringing the mouse to the IBM PC fo …

Art Technology Group Software

Software
Art Technology Group (ATG) was an independent Internet technology company specializing in eCommerce software and on-demand optimization applications until its acquisition by Oracle on January 5, 2011.

Complete Solar Solution Energy

Energy
Complete Solar Solution designs and installs customized solar power solutions.

CellBazaar Communications

Communications
The project was initiated in the MIT Media Lab and now in Bangladesh. This is a sole patent on user-generated market information in Bangladesh which is Buying, Selling, Classifieds, and market information via mobile phone to 15 million Grameenphone s …

Foro Energy Energy

Energy
Foro Energy is commercializing high power lasers for the oil, natural gas, geothermal, and mining industries.

Gecko Biomedical Biotech

Biotech
We are developing paradigm-shifting technologies in the field of wound closure.

Abaca Software

Software
Abaca Technology Corporation is an innovator in email protection and messaging security. Abaca’s next generation technology, ReceiverNet®, offers a revolutionary approach in the fight against spam — providing an unprecedented level of performanc …

3Play Media Software

Software
We provide premium captioning and transcription services at near-perfect accuracy and very competitive prices.

Xfire Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods
XfireTM is a free tool that automatically keeps track of when and where gamers are playing PC games online and lets their friends join them easily. It works regardless of game type, server browser, or gaming service that a player is using.

Allclasses.com, Inc. Consumer Web

Consumer Web
Allclasses is the world’s most comprehensive search engine that connects people everywhere to millions of online and local classes.

Nearlife Other

Other
Nearlife was founded by Tinsley and Sheri Galyean. Tinsley had just completed his doctoral thesis at the MIT Media Lab in the field of interactive cinema. Sheri had just graduated from the Harvard Divinity School and was engaged in consulting work fo …

Sensobi Communications

Communications
Sensobi is a leading social address book and personal CRM app for BlackBerry devices.

crowdSOS Consumer Web

Consumer Web
crowsSOS aims to democratize safety and security by enabling users to report incidents of crime and insecurity as witnessed in their vicinity. Join us to help make this world a safer place.

BaseZen Consulting Professional Services

Professional Services
BaseZen Consulting provides full-ranging IT services from desktop support and data recovery to complex database design and web application hosting.

Modalyst Other

Other
Modalyst is a curated, online b2b marketplace connecting emerging fashion designers and independent boutiques.