Case Histories

Organizations that participate in the Immersion Program become part of the MIT VMS Users Group. These select case histories are presented as a sample of the growing, and increasingly diverse, community of organizations supporting entrepreneurship and innovation through our shared mentoring Model.

Barcelona Activa

(Barcelona, Spain)
An initiative of Barcelona City Council that promotes employment, entrepreneurship and offers support to companies.
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DTU Science Park

(Greater Copenhagen, Denmark)
University-affiliated science park serving deep tech companies from early stage startups to large established corporations.
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Florida Atlantic University

(Boca Raton, FL, United States)
Public-private partnership accelerator serving ventures from ideation through scaling.
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IM Capital

(Beirut, Lebanon)
Mentorship support arm of IM Capital investment fund, serving qualified early-stage ventures.
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Manizales Más

(Manizales, Colombia)
Economic development organization serving revenue-generating, high-potential businesses.
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Maryland Tech Council

(Frederick, MD, United States)
Serving corporate members in the tech and life sciences industries.
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NEXT Innovation Center

(Greenville, SC, United States)
An entrepreneurial hub of the Chamber of Commerce, serving high-impact technology companies.
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(Salvador, BA, Brazil)
Economic development organization working to strengthen micro and small companies while generating employment opportunities throughout Brazil.
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Silicon Couloir

(Wilson, WY, United States)
A nonprofit organization aligning entrepreneurship with community vision to promote a diverse economy and a healthy environment for current and future generations.
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Texas Tech University

(Lubbock, TX, United States)
University mentoring program which serves as the cornerstone of entrepreneurship and innovation at the Hub.
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The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)

(Galveston, TX, United States)
University research center program serving innovators and entrepreneurs from UT Medical Branch, UTHealth Houston, and MD Anderson Cancer Center.
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University of Alberta

(Edmonton, AB, Canada)
University-based program serving alumni, faculty, staff, and student entrepreneurs.
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University of Texas, Austin

(Austin, TX, United States)
University incubator serving students, staff and community founders in Central Texas.
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Venture Asheville

(Asheville, NC, United States)
Regional economic development coalition serving high-growth startups.
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“Our mentoring program for high-tech ventures is one of the best of its kind today thanks to the solid foundation laid out with the Model and the continuous support from MIT VMS.”
Thomas Klem Andersen - Program Manager, DTU Science Park, Greater Copenhagen, Denmark