The SBC Consulting Initiative provides strategic guidance to partner companies, allowing members to gain a real-world perspective of life as a consultant. In addition to deliverables, the initiative’s weekly meetings consist of case-studies and guest speakers, allowing members to stay informed of current business events. We also partner with a non-profit organization each semester to assist with day-day work and to give back to the Boston/Cambridge community.

Goals:

  • Ensure members gain valuable experience working on meaningful projects for partner companies

  • Provide valuable insight into how C-Suite executives address firm-wide challenges

  • Build a community of leaders prepared to make an impact as they enter the workforce

Specific Projects:

This semester, we are performing due diligence for a private equity client as well as aiding Y2Y Harvard Square, a homeless shelter for young adults, with crowdfunding and soft-skills workshops. 

We have partnered with Venture Capital Firms, Startups, and NonProfits on a variety of strategic, technical, and innovative projects. Here are only a few of the companies we have worked with:

  • Bessemer Venture Partners, founded in 1911, is the oldest venture capital firm in the United States, with $4.5 billion under management. For Bessemer Venture, our SBC team identified industries and startups for further investments within full stack robotic integration.

  • Posh Development is a Boston-based startup. For Posh Development, our SBC team is identifying new opportunities for market penetration and product integration.

  • WaterWells for Africa is a nonprofit that has been installing water wells in Africa since 1996, providing water for over 26,000 people. For WaterWells for Africa, our SBC team is developing strategic guidelines for crowdfunding online to help WaterWells for Africa continue their work and build their online presence.

We are currently looking to take on new clients. Please reach out to sbcci@mit.edu to discuss project details if you are interested.