Tentative, subject to change
MEFTI 2023 will be in-person this year, starting with an overview of the entrepreneurship content from MIT Sloan School of Management, and understanding industry challenges with key stakeholders. Adopting a human-centric approach to designing customer experiences, the program will lead ideation around opportunities in Insurance and AI-enabled data synergies, supported by insights from industry practitioners and domain experts.
The rest of the week is spent deep diving into problem challenges provided by industry, learning about the market and customer via primary market research, developing a unique solution, and coming up with a viable business model supported by a mock-up or prototype demo. We will cover content from MIT as well as hear from local FinTech practitioners on a variety of applications and enabling technologies for venture creation.
The program will culminate in a Showcase event on Saturday, where teams will present their business pitches to a panel of judges comprising of industry partners and investors.