Addressing the Global Gender Gap in Venture Funding: Roundtable Conversation

MIT Legatum Center 292 Main Street, E38 5th Floor, Cambridge, MA, United States

Globally, there is a gender gap in venture funding across regions, ecosystems, and nations. With increased attention on gender lens investment globally there is also a need for more data and analysis of why the problem persists and what tools or interventions are needed. On November 29th, the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at …

Fireside Chat with Seth Levine & Elizabeth MacBride

Martin Trust Center One Amherst St E40, Cambridge, MA, United States

Join the Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship at MIT and the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship for a special conversation on the future and face of innovation and entrepreneurship in the US and beyond. Join us with Seth Levine and Elizabeth MacBride, co-authors of the recently released book The New Builders to discuss …

Legatum Fellows Pitch Night & Celebration

Hacker Reactor at iHQ 292 Main Street, E38 7th Floor, Cambridge, MA, United States

Meet the 2021-22 Legatum Fellows as they pitch their ventures. Pitches will be followed by a conversation with a panel of Legatum Fellow alumni: Genevieve Oni, Co-Founder of mDaaS Alicia Chong Rodriguez, Co-Founder of Bloomer Health Tech Itai Zlotnik, Co-Founder of Jon Ng, Co-Founder of Iterative Scopes Food and drinks will be served and …

Impact Investing: How Digitization is Reshaping Investing in Africa

The MIT Social Entrepreneurship Alumni Group (SEAG) invites you to join us for a conversation about digital investment revolution in emerging market with Jim Chu, CEO of Untapped. Digitization is changing how businesses operate in emerging markets.  Whether it is pay-as-you-go solar or better lending through mobile credit scores, innovation is enabling new business to serve …

Beyond Legacy Healthcare Breakout Session – Technology and Healthcare Innovation


Building on the roundtable discussion, we are happy to announce our upcoming series of online breakout groups where we invite you all to dive deeper into key themes the group identified during our roundtable discussion. Our goal is for each group to identify a shortlist of action items that they would like to explore in …


iHQ 292 Main St, Cambridge, MA, United States

We invite you to join us as we celebrate the 2021-22 Legatum Fellows and welcome them into the broader Legatum Center community. Throughout the past year, our Fellows have forged new connections and made progress on their ventures and ideas. The year-end event will be held at iHQ 292 Main St, Cambridge, MA, and virtually* …

Growth Trends in Emerging Markets

iHQ 292 Main St, Cambridge, MA, United States

Emerging market economies are at a pivotal crossroads. In our post-pandemic global economy, entrepreneurs and investors in these regions are creatively navigating a variety of challenges, ranging from a global recession to regional insecurities and rising inequality to employment disruption.    The Legatum Center is excited to bring together a stellar assembly of successful entrepreneurs …

Legatum Open House & Seed Grant Presentation

Join the Legatum Center team for an evening celebration of the IAP 2018 Seed Grant Teams! Learn about the teams' adventures and accomplishments in exploring new venture opportunities in Brazil, Guyana, Kenya, Zambia, Nigeria, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Uganda, Rwanda, Thailand, and India. This is a great opportunity to meet the Legatum Center Team and ask …


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