Apply to the Venture Advancement Program! Unlock your potential with 5 days at MIT.

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Venture Advancement Program - Open Applications


May 8, 2023 - May 12, 2023

Are you ready to take your venture to the next level?

A growth program for emerging and scaling entrepreneurs, the Venture Advancement Program will be a 5 day in-person program, where you will “drink from the firehose” of innovation at MIT.

By taking part in our first on-campus program since 2019, you will immerse yourself in the MIT innovation ecosystem, build rich connections with like-minded entrepreneurs, and develop a robust toolkit on how to advance your venture.

We expect individuals to have a business, or business idea, with product market fit.

Build a winning team

Build a winning team

Whether starting a new venture or scaling, finding the right people is key.

Prepare to find co-founders, recruit and lead resilient teams, and develop your personal leadership skills

Get ready to fundraise

Get ready to fundraise

Don't know where to start? We will build a plan with you.

Learn to raise a seed or growth stage round, build your investment pipeline, and nurture lasting relationships with investors.

Innovate at MIT

Innovate at MIT

Be a part of the most innovative square mile on earth.

See how ideas go from the lab to the market, understand how to turn tech trends into opportunities, and connect with like-minded entrepreneurs.


How to Apply


Capacity is limited to 60 individuals, so complete your application soon to secure your seat. If you're a Bootcamp graduate, reach out to us for additional details.

Apply ASAP in order to secure the early bird pricing. Early bird pricing ends February 15, 2023.


Cambridge, MA

Build rich connections with fellow entrepreneurs, enhance your network, and take advantage of being in-person at MIT.


Bootcamp Dates

May 8 - 12, 2023

An immersive five day in-person program on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus and the Boston startup ecosystem.



$7,000 USD

Cost does not include flights, accommodation, or meals outside of the scheduled time on MIT campus.

$7000 USD early bird price until February 15, 2023. Price increases to $8500 USD on February 16, 2023.