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Future of Aging ThinkTank

December 3, 2018 - 3:05pm
On November 3, Accelerate organized its second ThinkTank of the calendar year, this time doing so alongside partners at Innovate@BU. This unique event convened more than 80 students, academic faculty, and industry thought leaders to ideate with one another about the Future of Aging. The attendees pondered some of the challenges older adults currently face, […]

Voice.Health Hackathon Recap

November 21, 2018 - 1:57pm
By Griffin Campbell On Tuesday October 16, Boston Children’s Hospital hosted the annual Voice.Health Hackathon. This event was exclusively sponsored by Amazon and their Alexa team, and the event was hosted at CIC Boston. This event was focused on finding ways to incorporate Amazon Alexa technology into healthcare for the improvement of the patient/doctor experience. […]

Anil Achyuta Visits Accelerate for DeepDive

September 28, 2018 - 4:08pm
On Thursday Sept. 27, Accelerate welcomed Anil Achyuta into our space for our fall DeepDive! Anil was spearheading a conversation titled Innovation in Companies. We set up our classroom area in a campfire format, and students gathered round to hear Anil answer questions about innovation from our Director of Programming Max Rollinger and the assembled […]

BootCamp Brings Local Innovators to Campus

September 24, 2018 - 1:05pm
The Accelerate space has been bumping since the calendar flipped the page to September, with a Pre-WOW Week event, the first fall HotSeat (which debuted at Workbar Back Bay), and a KickStart all in the books as the weather starts to, mercifully, cool off. This past week was no different, and on Monday September 17th, […]

First Fall Hotseat Captivates: Workbar Location Adds Dynamic Twist

September 20, 2018 - 4:52pm
Last Wednesday, six established Accelerate startup teams headed to Workbar’s Back Bay location to pitch their business ideas to an attentive gathering of students, established entrepreneurs, and WorkBar members.