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“NEXT Snags Tips at MIT”

By October 16, 2014February 18th, 2020No Comments

The Greenville Chamber’s NEXT entrepreneurship program plans to formalize its mentorship services, and a quick trip to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) last week helped ensure they get it right. NEXT will join MIT’s Venture Mentoring Service (VMS), an international network that matches entrepreneurs with highly skilled and experienced mentors.

NEXT staffers Brenda Laakso, vice president of entrepreneurship and John Moore, executive vice president traveled to MIT with Amy Love, SC Department of Commerce innovation director, and Matthew Klein, business development director at the Clemson College of Business and Behavioral Science, to receive training ahead of a VMS pilot in Greenville that will begin later this year.  Read the full article by Jennifer Oladipo at Upstate Business Journal here.