If you’ve ever been to Harvard Business School, you’ll know what I mean when I say that physically it’s an incredibly comfortable place. The facilities are impeccable. Our student centre, filled with huge arm chairs, dark wood tables and bright sunlight, provides a country club atmosphere for students. You may not come from money, but here you already feel like you’ve made a ton of it.
A class that examined using your network to encourage investors to come on board stimulated considerable debate and gave Jennifer Soffen food for thought. Is it wise to “save” your network for the perfect opportunity or should you recognise that there will never be a perfect opportunity and as long as you have faith in your idea you should trust your investors to come to their own conclusions Read more
Want to raise money, approach a venture capitalist, but unsure how to do it? Jennifer Soffen who blogs from Harvard Business School has some tips. Read more
The work-life balance is a tricky nut to crack. An elective entitled Founder’s Dilemmas got Jennifer Soffen wondering if her personal life has to suffer in order for her to found a company Read more
Do MBA students need to learn how to write computer code is they want to join a technology start-up, asks one Harvard student Read more
Following her internship with a venture capital firm Jennifer Soffen realised that there is no such thing as wasted time and research Read more
A case study prompted one blogger to consider whether it is possible to apply the principle of comparative advantage to professional life. Read more