The market is starving for home-grown content and services, but culture and structures that catalyze and nurture entrepreneurship are missing. Therefore MIT Global Startup Labs was founded with the mission to cultivate, support and empower a generation of young tech-entrepreneurs in emerging nations.
Since MIT Global Startup Labs’ first Kenya 2000 program MIT Global Startup Labs has grown to:
- MIT Global Startup Labs has operated 68 programs in multiple sites in 22 countries
- 200+ MIT Global Startup Labs instructors have mentored over 2700 participants
- An average of 76% of MIT Global Startup Labs participant-graduates have either registered their own start-up or plan to in the near future
The program is offered in the following locations this academic year:
- South Africa