Source: Crunchbase by Joanna Glasner,05.22.2019. Universities don’t give out degrees in how to launch a startup. Yet over time, some schools have established impressive track records as starting grounds for funded founders. At Crunchbase News, we’ve been tracking the intersection of alumni affiliation and startup funding for the past few years. This time around, we’re… Read more about Crunchbase: Where Funded Founders Went To School
Source: Ebony by Christina Santi,05.21.2019. The ‘Level Up’ singer is off to an Ivy League school. Ciara has announced that she was accepted in Harvard University’s Business of Entertainment, Media and Sports program (BEMS). “I always dreamt of going to college, but by God’s grace, my music career took me on a path that I’m so thankful for,” the… Read more about Ebony: Ciara Is ‘Thankful’ for Admission Into Harvard Business School
Source: Latimes by James F. Peltz,05.20.2019. Robert F. Smith’s gift of paying off the student loans of Morehouse College’s 2019 graduating class stunned the school’s students and faculty, but it was just the latest act of philanthropy by the quiet billionaire tech investment executive who is concerned that economic opportunities for African Americans have narrowed.… Read more about Latimes: Who’s Robert F. Smith, the billionaire paying off Morehouse College students’ loans?
Source: AP News 05.20.2019. The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a global association of leading graduate business schools, announced today 13 leading South African and Nigerian b-schools are now utilizing the NMAT by GMAC™ exam for their graduate business programs. The NMAT by GMAC™ exam has been established as a qualifying assessment utilized by business… Read more about AP News: NMAT by GMAC™ Exam Available in Nigeria for First Time
Source: U.S.News by Ilana Kowarski,05.17.2019. Consider both the short- and long-term payoff before enrolling in an MBA program, experts say. OBTAINING AN MBA degree requires a significant investment of time, energy and money. So, before you enroll in graduate business school, it’s important to assess whether the benefits of attending outweigh the costs, according to alumni and professors… Read more about U.S.News: Is an MBA Worth It? How to Decide
Source: Fortune by Aaron Pressman,05.16.2019. Aaron in for Adam this morning. You’ve no doubt heard about the “Internet of Things”—maybe you’ve even heard too much—but Shimon Elkabetz wants you to start thinking about the “Weather of Things.” While the government and most private weather forecasters rely on satellites and a network of weather stations and… Read more about Fortune: How a Boston Startup Could Revolutionize Weather Forecasting
Source: Financial Times by Jonathan Moules,04.05.2019. Scholarships are helping more students to attend business school without building up debt Debbie Craven was beaten to university by her daughter, who is midway through a psychology degree. But Ms Craven senior, who left school at 16 and last year started a master of business administration degree at… Read more about Financial Times: How to study an MBA for free
Source: Forbes by Matt Symonds,05.02.2019. Thousands of MBA hopefuls are waiting to hear from Harvard Business School. They are not still holding out for a phone call from the MBA admissions office that confirms an offer of a place for the class starting this September – hopefully that good news is still to come. This… Read more about Forbes: HBS, Impact Investing And The Power Of Story – The Rise Fund’s Maya Chorengel