MIT Venture Mentoring Service

MIT Venture Mentoring Service


VMS is open to all members of the MIT community (students, faculty, staff, and alumni) who have ideas and want to start businesses. You must be based in the greater Boston area.

VMS in the News

Common Sensing kicks off clinical study of connected insulin pen caps to track dosing. Read More.

Self-driving tech startup Optimus Ride raises $5.25M seed round. Read More.

INFINIUM  announces domestic rare-earth magnet partnership with U.S. Department of Energy's Critical Materials Institute. Read More.

TVision Raises $6.3M for Series A. Read More.

VMS Company Spotlight

EMBR Labs harnesses the power of temperature to improve human well-being. Founded by Course III graduates, EMBR Labs has developed a patent-pending wearable heating and cooling temperature platform. The company's technology employs proprietary algorithms to precisely customize these waves for specific individuals and environments, and applies them onto the user’s skin for maximal physiological effect. Visit their website to learn more.

Support VMS

Did you know that the MIT Venture Mentoring Service relies almost entirely on private donations? With your generous financial support, you will join those that have shown their commitment to helping VMS educate MIT's emerging entrepreneurs. Learn more.

Adopting the VMS Model

MIT VMS can help you establish a formal, sustainable and scalable mentoring program based on our model. Learn more.