VMS is a free and confidential mentoring service for entrepreneurs in the MIT community.
We connect entrepreneurs with teams of carefully selected mentors and other services to help turn their ideas into for-profit, for-benefit, or non-profit ventures.
Apply for Mentoring
VMS is open to all Boston-based members of the MIT community (students, faculty, post docs, staff and alumni) who have ideas and want to start businesses or non-profits.
VMS Founders Society
Meet our donors whose leadership support for the VMS Endowment Fund secures the vision of our founders, Alec Dingee and Dave Staelin.
Outreach Training Program
To date, we have trained 111 organizations worldwide to help them establish their own mentoring programs based on the MIT VMS Model.
Explore Innovation at MIT
VMS is just one of many programs that support innovation and entrepreneurship at MIT. Visit the MIT Innovation Initiative website below to learn more about other resources and opportunities.
VMS-Mentored Companies in the News
Here are the latest news updates on companies mentored by VMS.
Donor Spotlight - Karl Iagnemma
VMS-mentored entrepreneur and donor, Karl Iagnemma, shares why he supports VMS. Click below to learn more about Karl and how you can support VMS.