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March 2021

Lauder Africa Symposium

March 19, 2021 - March 20, 2021

  Join us with the Lauder Institute on March 19th - 20th to explore the Future of Work in 21st Century Africa. On March 20th we'll host a panel on the Changing Trends in Talent across the continent.  

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MCI Bootcamp Q&A Session

March 25, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am EDT

Join us for a Q&A session with Efosa Ojomo, Senior Research Fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute and Lead Facilitator of the MCI Bootcamp and Kavan O'Connor Marketing and Stakeholder Engagement Manager at the Legatum Center. In this session Efosa will discuss: How interested individuals can apply to participate in a Bootcamp Our selection criteria for Bootcamp participants Our geographic focus areas for the initial launch of the Bootcamp Who is best suited to participate in the Bootcamp What to…

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May 2021

Legatum Fellows Demo Day

May 18, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Join us next week as we celebrate the 2020-21 class of Legatum Fellows. During the event, each Fellow will present their venture and share more about the impact they are creating and their visions for the future. We'll be gathering virtually using Remo. We'll have many breakout spaces and opportunities to network with Fellows and friends. 9:00: Doors Open 9:05: Welcome, Dina Sherif, Executive Director, Legatum Center at MIT 9:10 - 9:40:  MIT Legatum Fellow Pitches 9:40 - 9:45: Closing, Fiona Murray,…

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June 2021

Grab Indonesia and Business Agility during COVID-19: A Case Study of GrabProtect

June 22, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT

Join us in the launch of our newest publication. A case study of Grab Indonesia's agility in the transportation industry and response to the global pandemic. With GrabProtect at the center of the case study, the research highlights the importance of collaboration between private companies and the public sector to successfully minimize the risks and impact of crisis situations. Keynote Speaker: Budi Karya Sumadi, Minister of Transportation of the Republic of Indonesia. Moderator: Dina H. Sherif, Executive Director of The…

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MIT Alumni iHQ Virtual Open House

June 24, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

  MIT Alumni are invited to join us for a virtual tour of our new home - the MIT InnovationHQ. JOIN US ON JUNE 24th AT 3:00 PM (EDT) to explore this exciting new space. Gene Keselman, MIT Sloan School of Management EMBA ’17, and Executive Director, MIT Innovation Initiative, will lead a virtual tour of iHQ and introduce you to the organizations, programs, and people who’ll call it home. Learn how you can take an active role in innovation at MIT. Megan Mitchell, Director…

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November 2021

Fireside Chat with Nobel Prize Laureate Maria Ressa

November 17, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST

The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT and the MIT Initiative on Digital Economy (IDE) invite you to join a special event with Maria Ressa, the Philippines’ first Nobel Prize Laureate and founder of Rappler. Rappler is an online news platform that began with a small team of 12 young reporters and developers and grew to be a first-of-its-kind media platform through the power of social media. Maria and Rappler have openly spoken against the Philippine government’s extrajudicial killings,…

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Addressing the Global Gender Gap in Venture Funding: Roundtable Conversation

November 29, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST
MIT Legatum Center, 292 Main Street, E38 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 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 MIT will convene a small group of students, staff, and faculty to explore current data highlighting the gender gap in venture financing across regions and…

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December 2021

Fireside Chat with Seth Levine & Elizabeth MacBride

December 2, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Martin Trust Center, One Amherst St E40
Cambridge, MA 02142 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 how the typical narrative of entrepreneurship is shifting, what new support structures the next generation of entrepreneurs needs and how aspiring innovators can recognize and…

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Legatum Fellows Pitch Night & Celebration

December 6, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Hacker Reactor at iHQ, 292 Main Street, E38 7th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 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 tomorrow.io Jon Ng, Co-Founder of Iterative Scopes Food and drinks will be served and plenty of opportunities for networking. Virtual participation will take place from 6:00-7:00pm for the pitch session and panel discussion.

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January 2022

Impact Investing: How Digitization is Reshaping Investing in Africa

January 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

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 local financing needs.  A complementary revolution is happening on the investor side as well.  Digital platforms are making it easier, cheaper, and more accessible for…

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