While the entrepreneurs I meet are vibrant, open-minded and diverse, it often feels like a 1969 office scene when you visit a venture capitalist in their native environment. By Jules Pieri (Founder & CEO, Daily Grommet) I spent Friday in a classroom at Harvard Business School, speaking at three sections of a “Founders’ Dilemmas” class. [...]
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For a thorough list of technical women founding companies (CTOs, CEOs, VPs of engineering and more), check out this list. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Of the five finalists for Entrepreneur Magazine’s ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR award, there is a female founder – Limor Fried. The MIT-educated electrical engineer (pictured) started electronics [...]
Founder Friday Madrid will be co-hosted by investor Paloma Cabello on June 1 – FREE RSVP here. By Paloma Cabello (Co-Founder & Trustee, MIT Enterprise Forum Spain) “Entrepreneurship is to manage starting from an opportunity,” said Howard H. Stevenson, Professor Emeritus at Harvard Business School. I listened to the first sentence some years ago. It [...]
Have a vision and put the right resources together and operationalize something! By Christina Vuleta (Founder, 40:20) One thing I love about this time of year is the commencement speeches…always full of 40:20 Vision and I’m a sucker for them! Today I’m sharing a speech that Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, gave to the Harvard [...]
By Arum Kang (Co-Founder & CEO, Coffee Meets Bagel) Last August, as a freshly minted MBA from Harvard Business School, I decided to strike on my own. I’ve always dreamt of building my own company, but it wasn’t anything more than an idea. Even though I have never worked for a startup or knew many [...]
By Jess Bloomgarden (Founder & CEO, AfterSteps) Gilt Group. BirchBox. LearnVest. Rent the Runway. Care.com. Angie’s List. Fashionstake. Baublebar. These are just a few of the high-profile, high-growth startups that have been started by Harvard Business School women. Despite the widespread belief in today’s tech monoculture that MBAs do not make good entrepreneurs, I’ve heard [...]