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Podcast: Supporting Entrepreneurship from a Distance: How Harvard’s Innovation Labs Went Virtual

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Supporting Entrepreneurship from a Distance: How Harvard’s Innovation Labs Went Virtual

Matt Segneri

Matt Segneri

When you picture a university innovation center, what comes to mind is usually a lot of hands-on collaboration and networking. There might be a makerspace involved, and surely a wall of post-it notes or whiteboard scribbles from a late-night brainstorming session. Basically all the things student entrepreneurs need to share ideas and work on that next startup venture. But what happens when that heavily in-person experience is forced to go virtual? For this episode of the podcast, I spoke with Matt Segneri, executive director of the Harvard Innovation Labs, to find out about the past year's challenges and successes converting in-person student activities into virtual experiences that still capture that entrepreneurial vibe. Here's our chat.

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Music: Mixkit

Duration: 32 minutes

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About the Author

About the author: Rhea Kelly is executive editor for Campus Technology. She can be reached at [email protected].

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