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The Entrepreneur’s Guide to the MBA

Sarah Asp Olson

B-school isn't just for investment bankers.Educators and entrepreneurs discuss the benefits of business education for founders and innovators.

Honeycomb Credit closes $1M seed round, plans to launch its second market outside Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Since Honeycomb went to market in January, it’s helped seven local businesses crowdfund a loan, said George Cook T'17, co-founder. That includes a $49,700 loan for Millie's Ice Cream Truck, the mobile version of the Downtown-based sweets shop, and $36,200 for t...

From Research Scientist To Industry Shaper: How Poshmark’s Co-Founder Learned To Embrace Risk


Profiles Tracy Sun T’05, co-founder and VP of merchandising & strategic initiatives at Poshmark. Sun says she still commits to doing a major task that scares her every week in order to continue her growth as a leader. “When I feel afr...

Between traditional banking and crowdfunding, Honeycomb Credit wants to help feed small businesses

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Honeycomb is “funding portal” registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the relatively new Title III of the JOBS Act of 2012, which allows “regulation crowdfunding,” commonly known as “Reg CF.”

Resources in Entrepreneurship

Dartmouth Library

Start your research on entrepreneurship, business plans, pitch development, intellectual property, funding resources/crowdfunding, accelerators, and news.

100 Great Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask


Ron Adner says entrepreneurs should ask about the status of suppliers, distributors and other partners.

Digital Excellence Program for Minority Entrepreneurs

Bay State Banner

Alva Taylor says, "For small businesses, digital know-how can mark the difference between closing shop quickly and growing into a thriving company."

Entrepreneurship: Teaching risk-taking


Matthew Slaughter points out that only a handful of students will start a company upon graduation, most graduates will start off in a corporate environment to pay off debt and gain experience.

Poshmark co-founder Tracy Sun: The mind behind the fashion-tech startup

San Francisco Chronicle

A feature story about Tracy Sun T'05, co-founder and vice president of merchandising at Poshmark, a social commerce app that enables the buying and selling of secondhand clothing and accessories online. San Francisco Chronicle highlights that the company has accumulated...

The Wide Lens

Tuck Professor Ron Adner

The Wide Lens: What Successful Innovators See that Others Miss has been heralded as a path-breaking guide to successful innovation in an interdependent world. Among other honors, it was named a Best Business Book of 2012 by Strategy+Business and Finalist...

Startup School: An MBA Designed For Entrepreneurs, Not I-Bankers


Dean Paul Danos says that 95% of Tuck graduates find jobs within three months of graduation.

The 5 Books Entrepreneurs Should Toss in Their Beach Bags


Ron Adner's book "The Wide Lens: A New Strategy For Innovation" is listed as the first suggestion on Entrepreneur's summer reading list.

7 Startup Leadership Lessons from Former Constant Contact CEO Gail Goodman


Leadership lessons from Gail Goodman T'87, a small business advocate, one of which is to "keep innovating." Goodman explains, "It actually starts with making sure everyone knows they're paid to think and to innovate. It all starts with an attitude:...

Two Tuck Startups That Will Inspire You To Become An Entrepreneur!


Profile of two recent startups by Tuck grads -- Kigo Kitchen and Nifti.

Vijay Govindarajan: Empower Youth and Entrepreneurs

Forbes India

Vijay Govindarajan, Coxe Distinguished Professor of Management, writes on how to turn India into an economic powerhouse.