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Honest Stories from Women Leaders
Living Entrepreneurship
Honest Stories from Women Leaders » A spreadsheet malfunction that prompted a moment of clarity. An entrepreneur’s brush with anthropology. The challenges of being women in male-dominated industries. Hear anecdotes, advice, and life lessons from some of Boston's top female CEOs.
Students Backing Students: The Rise of the Dorm Room Venture Capitalist
Living Entrepreneurship
Students Backing Students: The Rise of the Dorm Room Venture Capitalist » Rough Draft Ventures' peers-funding-peers model gives young entrepreneurs access to equity-free capital and resources, and gives students access to learning about the Venture Capital industry. Above all, it encourages entrepreneurship and creates a community of student founders that have gone on to launch successful ventures after graduation.
Care.com’s Sheila Lirio Marcelo’s Advice for Entrepreneurial Women
Living Entrepreneurship
Care.com’s Sheila Lirio Marcelo’s Advice for Entrepreneurial Women » In the early 2000s, the Yellow Pages just weren’t cutting it. At least not for Sheila Lirio Marcelo, who was struggling to find care for her newborn child and her ailing father. Her struggle to find suitable care inspired her to develop a better solution for families everywhere.
TripAdvisor’s Stephen Kaufer on Shifting from Founder to CEO
Living Entrepreneurship
TripAdvisor’s Stephen Kaufer on Shifting from Founder to CEO » Stephen Kaufer has been with TripAdvisor throughout its 16-year journey from B2B vertical search engine to becoming the world’s largest travel site. Along the way, he has steered the company through pivots, sales, acquisitions and an IPO, to become an industry-leader in a highly competitive and rapidly evolving market.
Making the Most of a Startup Accelerator
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Making the Most of a Startup Accelerator » Seasoned accelerator pros share their wisdom, experiences, and advice with fellow founders considering applying for a startup incubator or accelerator program.
Exploring the Psychological Side of Repeat Entrepreneurship
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Exploring the Psychological Side of Repeat Entrepreneurship » Is entrepreneurship addictive? Research explores, and attempts to answer, that very question.
How to Become an Objective Entrepreneur
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
How to Become an Objective Entrepreneur » Entrepreneurs can be so tied up in their ventures and blinded by unyielding passion that often they don’t see things clearly and therefore can’t respond objectively.
Changing the Status Quo in Venture Capital
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Changing the Status Quo in Venture Capital » Only about 1% of all businesses in the United States ever receive venture financing, and for women, the slice of the VC pie is even smaller.
One on One with Innovation Leaders
Living Entrepreneurship
One on One with Innovation Leaders » With so many organizations thinking about and fueling their business innovation engines, we went straight to the source for perspective from five Boston innovators about what’s working today.
Outgrowing the Startup
Living Entrepreneurship
Outgrowing the Startup » For startups with staying power, growing the business is often a primary goal, trading speed for scale. But, does that growth and transition to major-player status mean a business outgrows its startup roots?