Ivan, Hazier and Chad of Ori Systems spent one year at the VDC perfecting a robotic furniture unit for tiny apartments which includes a bed, workstation, drawers, closet, storage and couch, then launched with $6,000,000 from Khosla Ventures. The VDC facilitated an H-1B visa that kept the founding team in Boston after they graduated from the MIT Media Lab.
Turn your vision into reality.
Launching a technology or life science company is hard.
Its even harder if you like Ivan are from another country who graduated from one of our universities.
We’ll be by your side, delivering the support you need when you need it, to turn your vision into reality, beginning with visa sponsorship. With thoughtful and meaningful individual business mentorship, connections and university resources including incubator workspace and equipment. Backed by our years of experience and expertise.
The VDC team has been part of creating companies worth a billion dollars as both investors and entrepreneurs. You’ll get unprecedented access to company building experience.
The VDC offers a stunningly beautiful and well equipped 18,000 sf harborside incubator, with every imaginable type of instrument and workspace for technology and life science including an animal facility.
The 27 companies currently in residence at the VDC are in the healthcare, financial, electronics, security, commerce, social, artificial intelligence, energy, biotech and pharmaceutical industries. The founders are from 6 continents and 14 universities, including UMass, Yale, Harvard, MIT, Boston University and Carnegie Mellon, creating a unique global community.
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Become part of the VDC family.
We accept 10-15 companies annually on a rolling basis. Pricing is competitive. It is depends upon the type of workspace you use, laboratory, office or desks. We don’t take equity, and there is no per person fee. Most find we are the best value in Boston.
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