Day One - Wednesday 7/13- Research

Morning

  • Arrive at 10AM

  • Form teams

  • Discuss & re-frame brief

  • Brainstorm/ generate ideas

Afternoon

  • Select idea

  • Gather inspiration

  • Generate research plan & start recruiting

  • Start prototyping

  • End day with Venture madlib share

 

Day Two - Thursday 7/14- Prototypes

Morning

  • Learn: Interviewing people

  • What questions do you need to answer?

  • Start building prototypes

Afternoon

  • Continue prototyping

  • Start talking to people

  • Use Ideo, Media Lab, & Member mentors to build prototypes

  • End day with Venture madlib share

 

Day Three - Friday 7/15- User feedback

  • Hit the streets & get feedback

  • Come back to iterate or refine prototype as needed

  • End day with Venture madlib share

 

Day Four - Monday 7/18- Revise prototypes

Morning

  • Learn: Synthesis

  • Briefly synthesize information

Afternoon

  • Refine prototypes

  • End day with Venture madlib share

 

Day Five - Tuesday 7/19- Refine and share

Morning

  • Finalize & polish prototype

  • Finish crafting story & pitch

Afternoon

  • Teams share

  • Mentors critique

  • Refine to prep for first demo day

 

Demo Day - Wednesday 7/20 - MIT Media Lab

  • Move projects to Media Lab

  • Teams present & share ideas