Need some good reading material? Here’s a quick recap of the top stories we loved diving into this month!

  • “Tight regulations […] are more often a perceived roadblock that shuts down innovative thinking before it grows into real-world solutions. The fact is, regulations should set the baseline for what must be considered, rather than restrict the height of what can be achieved.” – Busting the Myth That Regulations Impede Innovation, IDEO
  • “The MIT $100K Challenge has been around for 31 years, but this year’s pitch night was historic. Instead of a live audience, pre-recorded applause tracks were played. Instead of a band, drumroll tracks served to build anticipation before the night’s winners were announced.” – Agtech, health tech dominated the 2020 MIT $100K Challenge, BOST INNO


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