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Be part of a global community of entrepreneurs, mentors, and investors.

Be the next big success story.
Apply to your region's startup competition now.

The MIT Enterprise Forum Startup Competition is a technology accelerator

with competitions in different regions all over the world. 

If you have an exciting new product or service, participating in your local region’s MITEF Startup Competition will give you access to the practical knowledge, mentorship, and resources to take your venture to the next level. Competition winners are the best of the best in their local region, and will receive global recognition and support through MIT Enterprise Forum Global and MIT Technology Review.

MIT Enterprise Forum is a global network devoted to helping early-stage entrepreneurs transform their ideas into world-changing companies. We are part of MIT Technology Review, a media company wholly owned by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.



General Track
Applications Open January 9
to January 31, 2019!


Energy and Mobility Track
Applications Open January 9
to January 31, 2019!

Central and Eastern Europe

Applications Open January 15 to March 3, 2019!

Thailand & Mekong Region

2016 Winners Announced!

Pan Arab Region

Applications Closed.
Semifinalists announced January 12, 2018!