Entrepreneurship

International Surprises: The Best of Field 2 Travels
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International Surprises: The Best of Field 2 Travels

By Annie Lindseth, HBS Class of 2017 What could possibly happen when you send 900 MBAs to 12 countries to interview locals and develop new products? It turns out that you can’t anticipate everything, even with a GEO team organizing minute details. And that’s a good thing. Unexpected experiences made Field 2 travel more fun…

Leveling the Playing Field: Lower the Cost of Pursuing an MBA
Admissions Advice, Alumni, Entrepreneurship, HomePost, Publishing Partner, Recruiting

Leveling the Playing Field: Lower the Cost of Pursuing an MBA

With acceptance rates at top MBA programs ranging from 7% to 20% and recent studies showing that over 50% of MBA applicants use an MBA consultant, the cost for competing begins early in the MBA pursuit process and has steepened dramatically. This advice comes at a steep price, though: the average hourly rate for admissions…

The first six months of building a startup while at HBS: A reflection
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The first six months of building a startup while at HBS: A reflection

For the past 6 months, HBS EC student Tess Brooks has been building Confi (confi.co), an online community for young women seeking advice on health topics that can be uncomfortable to talk about (OB/GYN, sexual health, mental health, communication, etc.). Here, Tess reflects on her experience as a first-time founder, working full-time on her startup…

Alumni Fashion & Apparel Recruiting Advice with ‘Adore Me’ Founder & CEO
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Alumni Fashion & Apparel Recruiting Advice with ‘Adore Me’ Founder & CEO

The Harbus had the opportunity to sit down with HBS Alum Morgan Hermand-Waiche (MBA ‘10), Founder & CEO of apparel company Adore Me, and asked him to share his thoughts on the fashion industry, how he differentiates himself from competitors, and what he looks for in a successful applicant during his own recruitment process. Megan…

You Could be the Warren Buffett of Social Investing
Culture, Entrepreneurship, Industry Insights, On Campus, Outside the Bubble

You Could be the Warren Buffett of Social Investing

Eric Gastfriend (MBA ’15) is the co-Founder of Harvard University Effective Altruism Student Group. He explains why now is the time to pay attention to effective giving. Suppose I told you about an investment that would easily generate a 60x return in a few years with very little risk.  And then I tell you that some of…

Five Days to a Billion-Dollar Company
Campus News, Entrepreneurship

Five Days to a Billion-Dollar Company

With commencement and summertime upon us, Philip Levinson, HKS alum and Learn Capital Venture Advisor, shares the updated story of how two HBS students turned their five-day class trip in 2009 into CloudFlare. More than 900 HBS 1st-year students are now embarking on their summer endeavors and travels before returning this fall for their EC…

Commit to Start
Culture, Entrepreneurship, News, Outside the Bubble

Commit to Start

As explained below, a group of EC students have together launched an initiative whereby their graduating classmates can create tangible goals for making a difference after their graduation. In this letter to the editor, EC Wyatt Smith (HBS ’15) discusses the program, called Commit to Start. [stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]I[/stag_dropcap]t’s not always easy to envision the…

CEO seven months after HBS
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CEO seven months after HBS

Professor Kevin Sharer, former CEO of Amgen, shares the story of a HBS graduate who found himself the owner and CEO of a multi-million dollar company just seven months after graduating from his MBA. [stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]W[/stag_dropcap]e at HBS are rightly and deservedly known as the institution most focused on the general manager’s view, and we…

Q&A with ‘Curated’ Founder Dave Verwer
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Q&A with ‘Curated’ Founder Dave Verwer

[stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]D[/stag_dropcap]uring The Harbus’ search for a time-saving, modern, easy-to-use, and effective platform to adopt for the execution and delivery of our weekly digital newsletter, we found new friends in UK-based software developer, Dave Verwer, and his company, Curated. Like most, we were a bit overwhelmed by how many curated content publication companies are…

HBS founders launch startup based on deep technical expertise
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HBS founders launch startup based on deep technical expertise

RCs Chris O’Neill and Allison Vargas today launched their new startup, ‘Technicly’, an ambitious machine learning data analytics business. In an interview at Technicly’s launch night, the founders explained their technology offered companies “complex data analysis and evaluation tools that previously cost hundreds of thousands of dollars”. “We’re excited to be launching today,” Allison said,…

Serving the HBS mission while studying: Board Fellows & Social Enterprise Club
Culture, Entrepreneurship, Outside the Bubble

Serving the HBS mission while studying: Board Fellows & Social Enterprise Club

Club Co-Presidents Hannah Merves and Ricardo Aguirre look at the impact HBS students are having on local non-profits through the club’s volunteer consulting work. [stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]A[/stag_dropcap]s students we often struggle with how to make sense of the HBS mission to educate leaders who make a difference in the world.  One student organization that is…

HBS Latin American Conference 2015: OUR OWN WAY
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HBS Latin American Conference 2015: OUR OWN WAY

ECs Maria-Fe Razetto and Sebastian Valenzuela, Co-Chairs of HBS’ upcoming XVII Latin American Conference, tells us how the event will gather business and policy leaders from the region embracing the uniqueness and unlocked potential for its countries. [stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]I[/stag_dropcap]n a context that has disfavored the appetite for emerging economies in general, and Latin America in particular, the upcoming edition…

2015 Dynamic Women in Business Conference: Going Beyond
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2015 Dynamic Women in Business Conference: Going Beyond

WSA Communications Director Angela Winkel reports on the 2015 edition of the Dynamic Women in Business Conference. 1100 attendees.  800+ tweets.  22 panels.  10 lessons that empowered. Seven lessons that energized – and deftly merged stand-up comedy with women’s empowerment. Three lessons that inspired. One case launched. Nine months of planning. One incredible day.  …

Real Estate Venture Competition Launched by HBS and Graduate School of Design to Encourage the Convergence of Real Estate and Tech
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Real Estate Venture Competition Launched by HBS and Graduate School of Design to Encourage the Convergence of Real Estate and Tech

Together, the seven of us (Faisal Almogren, Marcus Goodwin, Chris Lawlor, Kunal Lunawat, Lauren McClellan, Brynne Mcnulty and Anthony Stahl) from the business and design schools have started a pitch competition to fuel innovation with tech in real estate. [stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]A[/stag_dropcap]n antiquated asset class worth one trillion dollars by itself, real estate has been…

With $8.2 million in Funding, Zumper’s HBS Founder Focuses on Double-Sided Success
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With $8.2 million in Funding, Zumper’s HBS Founder Focuses on Double-Sided Success

With FIELD 3 teams working furiously on their startups, HKS alum and Learn Capital Venture Advisor, Philip Levinson, brings you the story of HBS-founded Zumper, who turned $18k in HBS grants into a serious startup backed by a number of Silicon Valley’s top VCs. Anthemos Georgiades (MBA 2012) finished his first year at HBS in 2011, he reached a…

Should we take Harvard MBAs seriously as startup founders?
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Should we take Harvard MBAs seriously as startup founders?

This post was written by Dimitri Dadiomov and originally published on NextView Ventures‘ blog.  Going to business school and becoming a startup founder are often positioned as conflicting choices by the media and startup bloggers. So we decided to study one program in particular: Harvard Business School. Going to business school and becoming a startup founder…

In Search of a Rocketship
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In Search of a Rocketship

Gong Ke Gouldstone (EC) talks about the challenges of trying to catch the next big startup. [stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]W[/stag_dropcap]hen Sheryl Sandberg was contemplating whether or not to join Google (then in its relative infancy), Eric Schmidt famously told her “If you’re offered a seat on a Rocketship, you don’t ask what seat.  You just get…

Pro-cruit, don’t Re-cruit
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Pro-cruit, don’t Re-cruit

Gong Ke Gouldstone (RC) asks whether we should look for the companies we want, not the companies that come to us. [stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]H[/stag_dropcap]ow did you feel, as you waited outside a hotel-room-turned-interview-room for your turn?  Was it excitement to have a shot at a dream company?  Was it trepidation at how your non-standard experience…

10 Things You Don’t Know About Me
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10 Things You Don’t Know About Me

The Harbus Chief Commercial Officer (and HBS partner) Megan Fairbank brings you 10 fun, compelling and unexpected facts about members of the HBS community. This week, RC Philip Blackett (New Section B) and EC Kiran Gandhi (Old Section H) reveal ten things you might not know about them. 10 things you don’t know about: Philip…

John S. Watson’s “Enabling the Energy Economy”
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John S. Watson’s “Enabling the Energy Economy”

By John S. Watson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chevron Corporation The Harbus got in touch with Chevron’s Chairman and CEO, John S. Watson, who has shared his thoughts on the future of global energy and the role it should play in the world’s economic growth.   One of the greatest challenges facing the world today…

Why Haven’t You Changed The World Yet?
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Why Haven’t You Changed The World Yet?

PhD candidate and World Economic Forum Global Shaper Vyacheslav Polonski (@slavacm) challenges people who want to change the World to get started. Now. By Vyacheslav Polonski “Changing the world” is the most frequently mentioned – and least frequently implemented – ambition cited in TED talks, startup pitches and political campaigns. This is hardly surprising, as suggested…

Advice for entrepreneurs: Playing the long game
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Advice for entrepreneurs: Playing the long game

Angela Winkle, RC and Communications Director for the Womens’ Students Association, reports on the WSA’s most recent Fireside Chat, with Jules Pieri (MBA ‘86), CEO of The Grommet. By Angela Winkle, RC It’s that time of year — RCs are abuzz with visions of Field 3 projects that will turn into the next overnight (or at…

Finalists Announced in Harvard Business School/Harvard Medical School Health Acceleration Challenge
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Finalists Announced in Harvard Business School/Harvard Medical School Health Acceleration Challenge

*This post originally appeared on The HBS News Release, written by Jim Aisner & Christian Camerota. BOSTON—The Forum on Health Care Innovation, a collaboration between Harvard Business School (HBS) and Harvard Medical School (HMS), announced today the four finalists in its Health Acceleration Challenge, which focuses on taking compelling, already-implemented health care solutions and helping them…

Team of Harvard RCs Wins Interactive Launch Competition at NYU
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Team of Harvard RCs Wins Interactive Launch Competition at NYU

By Jeff Zeller, RC A team of RCs recently traveled to New York City to compete in this year’s Interactive Launch Competition, a case competition sponsored by members and companies within the cable industry.  Dani Haber (Section G), along with Jeff Zeller, Mishal Desai and James Francis (Section B) beat out teams from top business…

HBS 2012 Alum ‘Goes Rogue’, Quits his Job at BCG to Make a Film About Climate Change
Entrepreneurship, HomePost, Outside the Bubble, Print Edition

HBS 2012 Alum ‘Goes Rogue’, Quits his Job at BCG to Make a Film About Climate Change

  Diogo Castro Freire (MBA ‘12) walked out of his job in management consulting and picked up a video camera to document the stories of the communities in the US dealing with the first impacts of climate change, and those of the people working toward sensible solutions. As Diogo launches an Indiegogo campaign to support…

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