There is a writing requirement which must be met in order to receive academic credit for this course. You have two choices: (1) write a 2 to 3 page Executive Summary for a new venture you are developing, or (2) prepare a Pitch Deck presentation (10 slides max) for your new venture. TEAM EFFORTS ARE ENCOURAGED. Due Date: Midnight, Saturday, January 30, 2021. Submit your work at the MIT Canvas Website for the Course (There is a link to Canvas at the bottom of the "Course Home" page in left side menu). Persons taking the course who are not formally registered For Credit but who would like feedback on their venture and who do not have access to the Canvas website should contact the TAs about how to submit their summary or deck.
Persons who are planning to enter the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition might want to use this opportunity to draft an Executive Summary or Pitch Deck for his or her new venture.
To see Airbnb, Square and other examples check out 30 Legendary Startup Pitch Decks.
Executive Summaries and Pitch Decks will be evaluated on the following criteria, among others: