Self-awareness is a beneficial quality in many circumstances: Working under pressure. Identifying personal weakness. Inspiring humor. And for startup success, according to Founder Collective Partner Micah Rosenbloom, a founder's self-awareness ca[...]
According to Chris Dixon of Andreessen Horowitz, the best startup ideas are often not "eureka" moments. Nor should you bet on taking a sub-par idea, and just executing really well.
To map out all possible paths your startup could take, you should co[...]
Writing in the MIT Technology Review, Kenneth Cukier of The Economist and Viktor Mayer-Schönberger of Oxford University explore the 'dark side' of big data, through the lens of former U.S. secretary of defense Robert McNamara.
McNamara was Harvard[...]
David Frankel of Founder Collective is that rare breed who didn't really need Harvard Business School to further his career, according to Bostinno. He had already sold Internet Solutions, one of the Web 1.0's premier Internet providers, to Dimensions[...]
According to a new 'Wired' interview, long-time Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen is the type of dude who makes business schools look like they have a soul. He originally wanted to be a journalist, is a devout Mormon, an[...]
On Tuesday, Harvard Business School's New Venture Competition came to a close, with both students and alumni competing in business and social enterprise categories. The winners received money, and the "nearly-infinite bragging rights of winning fir[...]
According to TechCrunch, EverTrue -- an education fundraising and mobile alumni networking platform -- has closed a $5.25 million series A funding round, led by Bain Capital Ventures and including Boston Seed Capital, Bonobos CEO Andy Dunn, and TechS[...]
According to The Next Web, Zaarly has completely phased out its ‘buyer-centric’ business model, pivoting to a ‘Storefronts’ platform which allows sellers to build out their personal online businesses.
The ‘Storefronts’ model allows sellers to offe[...]
Blue Apron – a Brooklyn-based firm founded by Harvard Business School graduate Matt Salzberg – aims to introduce the joys of cooking to millions of homes with a three-meal a week subscription. According to PandoDaily, the firm recently garnered $3.5 [...]
On Deck Capital has raised $42 million in series D financing, led by Institutional Venture Partners. According to TechCrunch, the finance startup has also added seasoned financier Sandy Miller of IVC to the board -- leading many to believe the compan[...]