New Enterprises

Photo of town sign that reads: "Entering Startup."

This course explores the unique territory of startup businesses. Photo: "Entering startup." (Courtesy of dierkin on Flickr. License: CC-BY.)


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Spring 2013



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This course covers the process of identifying and quantifying market opportunities, then conceptualizing, planning, and starting a new, technology-based enterprise. Students develop detailed business plans for a startup. It is intended for students who want to start their own business, further develop an existing business, be a member of a management team in a new enterprise, or better understand the entrepreneur and the entrepreneurial process.

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William Aulet, Howard Anderson, and Matt Marx. 15.390 New Enterprises. Spring 2013. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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