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ENTREPRENEURSHIPJuly 27, 2022
10 Hyper-Successful Female Entrepreneurs: Did an MBA Help?

Ellen Kullman is the former CEO of DuPont and an accomplished business leader. However, at one point in her career, a male colleague mistook her for an assistant and sent her for coffee. Why?  She was the only woman in a high-level meeting. Her story exemplifies the continuing underrepresentation of women in business, despite the …

CAREER PLANNINGFebruary 24, 2021
Expert Advice: Tips to Turn Your Dream into a Business

Quantic Alum, Dr. Lisa Bélanger is a keynote speaker, author and behavior change expert. She teaches professionals about healthy habits, mindfulness, productivity. Besides her accomplishments of running the Paris marathon, climbing Kilimanjaro, and being the mom of two wonderful children, she is also the founder of ConsciousWorks, an industry-leading consulting firm that integrates proactive mental …

FINANCEFebruary 19, 2021
Series A, B, C, Seed | Startup Funding Rounds Expert Guide

It’s a well-known archetype: the business idea so brilliant, so innovative, the sort that comes but once in a lifetime. A business idea that’s so actionable, it can scrabble its way up from a fledgling startup and blossom into a sizable business.  Most aspiring entrepreneurs believe that if they can carry themselves safely through and …

EDUCATIONFebruary 10, 2021
The Benefits of an MBA for Startups and Entrepreneurs

Common folklore surrounding what it takes to start a business is awash with one familiar motif: the dropout-turned-billionaire entrepreneur.  Indeed, when enterprising individuals come of age and start contemplating business ideas, their dreams often adopt this narrative. For a long time now, a contrast has been cast between two groups of people. In one corner, …

CAREER PLANNINGFebruary 1, 2021
The Pros and Cons of Working for a Startup Company in 2021

Startup.  Does that word send shivers of fear or excitement down your spine?  Does the thought of working with a shiny and new business concept appeal or appall? As children, we were afraid of the dark, the monster under the bed, the neighbor’s big scary dog. It’s the unknowns that frighten us.  However, once we …

ENTREPRENEURSHIPJanuary 14, 2021
How to Start a Tech Company | Software Founder Tom Adams Explains

Countless aspiring tech entrepreneurs launch and fail within their first year.  They fail after overlooking one key step they need to take before spending a single dime or contacting a potential investor. Before starting a tech company, every entrepreneur needs to establish a mission that solves a business problem. Put another way, a “brilliant” technical …

ENTREPRENEURSHIPJanuary 4, 2021
Startup Valuation Calculator Templates | How to Value any Startup

Are you afraid of losing money and looking like a fool for making a bad investment? The answer is almost universally yes for every startup’s potential investors. Fear causes an investor to second guess a sound opportunity staring them right in the face. The best way to overcome investor fear is knowledge. The knowledge that …

STUDENT SPOTLIGHTJuly 8, 2020
Student Spotlight: Chief Scientist Helps Broaden Biotechnology Field

Bit Bio, the U.K.-based startup, only needed three weeks to raise $41.5 million in a Series A funding round that will be used to support the company’s goal to transition biology into engineering.  This synthetic biology team was founded by stem cell biologist and neurosurgeon, Mark Kotter, in 2016 to commercialize biotechnology that can reduce …

INNOVATIONMay 4, 2020
An App A Day Keeps Boredom at Bay

The coronavirus has a lot of us sitting around the house these days, scrolling through our phones or tablets. Skimming Instagram and Twitter have become common ways to pass the time, and while you may not think more screen time is the answer to the quarantine blues, some apps are proving to have benefits for …

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