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Want to boost your gifting game this holiday season while supporting Harvard entrepreneurs? Shop the Harvard Innovation Labs’ holiday gift guide, a carefully curated selection of products and experiences from Harvard-founded ventures.

From LED bike helmets and zero-waste apparel to custom-made shoes and tiny cabin glamping, this marvelous mix of thoughtful, high-quality gifts from ventures incubated at the i-lab are sure to delight anyone on your list. Get gifting!


Shop a variety of ethical, sustainable, and organic gifts by brands that care.

Co-founded by Scott Jacobsen (HKS MPA 2015), DoneGood features products from brands that give back to people and the planet. From food and drink to apparel and accessories, there are plenty of ready-to-go goodies for the go-greener in your life, like the Simple Holiday Bath Gift Box.


Get away with Getaway, the company “making space for more free time.”

Founded by Jon Staff (HBS MBA 2015), Getaway’s tiny cabin compounds are sequestered in nature yet easily accessible from cities across the U.S. East Coasters: Try a weekend at Getaway Machimoodus in Connecticut. Relax, enjoy the outdoors, and get your glamp on with your loved ones this holiday season.

A view of the Getaway Machimoodus tiny house and Adirondack chairs around a firepit

Moxie Scrubs

Find inclusive, stylish 'workfits' for healthcare heroes.

Alicia Tulsee (Harvard Extension School ALB 2015) is reimagining medical apparel for the modern healthcare worker with Moxie Scrubs — designed and inspired by nurses, for nurses.

Moxie carries high-quality, super-soft scrubs for all body types. Start with the Stephanie Top, which features a modern v-neck and handy pocket.

Moxie Scrubs models walking across a street


Go 3D with your holiday cards this year.

Cofounders Wombi Rose and John Wise (both HBS MBA 2015) are on a mission to create one billion magical moments, combining art and engineering to create memorable popup cards and gifts that bring people together.

Pick up a Festive Flamingo at the Lovepop store in Harvard Square or online.

Lovepop flamingo card

Flare Jewelry

Give the gift of personal safety with Flare.

Co-founded by Quinn Fitzgerald and Sara de Zarraga (both HBS MBA 2017), Flare’s smart bracelet and app provide immediate help with the press of a button on products like this classy Satin Cuff.

More into leather or beaded looks? Flare has a style for everyone, all with the same street-smart technology.

Two arms wearing flare jewelry products


Pick the perfect print for the art lover in your life.

As a social enterprise and benefit corporation, all the original artworks, prints, and wall coverings sold by ArtLifting — founded by Liz Powers (Harvard College AB 2010) — are created by artists impacted by disability or housing insecurity.

Support the arts and underserved communities by purchasing a print by an Artlifting artist, like this funky geometric design by artist Scott Brenner.

Scott Brenner geometric design

Rumi Spice

Support Afghanistan’s sustainable economy by stuffing stockings with spices.

Founded by U.S. Army veterans Kimberly Jung and Emily Miller (both HBS MBA 2015), Rumi Spice sources spices directly from Afghanistan while making a meaningful difference in the lives of Afghan people.

Unlock new flavors for your favorite home chef with Rumi’s Middle Eastern Favorites Gift Set.

Four Rumi Spice jars


It’s the wearable for athletes who take tracking as seriously as training.

Founded by Will Ahmed (Harvard College AB 2012), WHOOP makes it simple to optimize your health, fitness, and life. The company’s wearable and software help you monitor your sleep, strain, recovery, health, and more. WHOOP also offers personalized performance coaching based on your data.

WHOOP wearable

Shelly Xu Design

Find clothes for those with a passion for fashion — and the environment.

SXD is a design-tech company focused on reducing the environmental impact of the fashion industry. Founder Shelly Xu (HBS MBA 2021) upcycles leftover fabric to create efficient, zero-waste designs with a sleek, modern style. This raw denim jacket that supports climate refugees encapsulates SXD’s mission.

SXD climate refugees jacket


Light up a bike enthusiast’s life with a shiny new LED helmet.

Named the Best Bike Helmet You Can Buy Now by Bicycling Magazine, Lumos — cofounded by Eu-Wen Ding (HBS MBA 2014) and Jeff Haoran Chen (HBS MBA 2020) — offers a range of bike helmets with integrated LED lights to safeguard cyclists both day and night. The Ultra, Lumos’ most affordable model, boasts up to 10 hours of battery life.

Lumos Ultra helmet


Finally, the shoe fits.

Named a 2023 TIME Best Invention, IAMBIC uses artificial intelligence to build shoes that are the perfect size for every customer — including those with two different-sized feet, low arches, and other nonstandard needs.

Founded by Maeve Wang (Harvard College AB 2011), IAMBIC is now accepting preorders for its flagship sneaker, the Model T.

Two IAMBIC sneakers back to back


Design a dream piece of jewelry for that special someone.

With the help of a personal designer, Wove lets customers design, try on, and create a fully custom jewelry piece. Cofounded by Brian Elliott (HBS MBA 2024), Wove offers engagement and wedding rings, as well as other jewelry, like this delicate Ho’omau flower bracelet.

Wrist with two pieces of Wove jewelry