Tag Archives: MBA

Valentine’s Day Love Through Crowdfunding

A great crowdfunding Valentine’s Day story from USC. Alumnus Nikaam Mehta and Poonam Kaushal, MD, are getting married on today. But instead of spending a fortune on a lavish traditional Indian wedding they invited their family and friends to help … Continue reading

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MBA Schools Ask Students to Wait

The Wall Street Journal reports that business schools like Stanford are encouraging MBA students to graduate before jumping out to start a company. Although the number of dropouts hovers, for example, at around 9% at Harvard Business School, many schools … Continue reading

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Now Is the Time to Ask For Money

Exits make for good entrances. Knowing that there is a strong IPO market has led to the largest increase in startup funding in 15 years per the Wall Street Journal. Investment in U.S. venture capital backed companies hit $15.7 Billion … Continue reading

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Crowdfund or Perish!

Incorporate or perish! Universities are now pushing professors to commercialize their research as the number of university inspired startups have risen 16% in 2013 from an increase of 5% in 2012 over 2011, according to the Wall Street Journal. Called … Continue reading

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