CloudTop, Ketchup, Todd Park, & A New President: An MIT Recap
Its been an eventful 24 hours for MIT.
The university held the finale of its $100K Entrepreneurship Competition last night, naming CloudTop the grand prize winner.
The company comes from the Web/IT track of the competition and is developing an application allowing users to access of all their online content and applications through a Web browser. It has also developed an application programming interface to help other Web developers easily integrate Dropbox, Gmail, and other services into their own applications.
And just this morning, MIT elected a new president, L. Rafael Reif, to succeed Susan Hockfield, who announced in February that she was stepping down. Reif has been a member of the MIT faculty since 1980. He has been chief academic officer since 2005, and is... [via Xconomy]