“We want to offer the kind of trips where you take whiskey shots in the middle of the jungle with 3D printers workers,” said Bischoff.
The Shea Center for Entrepreneurship is planned as one of the cornerstones of the Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society, but the reason why isn’t necessarily obvious. Shea has had to fight back against a perception that it’s a center created only for Carroll School of Management students, according to Jere Doyle, executive director of the Shea Center and BC ’87.
“[It] was like crazy for me to fathom that this could happen to somebody at a moment’s notice,” Giovanniello said of his grandmother’s sudden stroke which prompted his interest in helping people through technology.
Three years after it was featured, Jebbit has grown out of its Faneuil Hall office and now hosts a growing team in a larger space on Newbury Street. Co-founder Tom Coburn reflects on the lessons learned along the way.
A group of MIT freshmen held the first BetterMIT Innovation Week with support from the administration and several on-campus organizations and centers. The event brought thought leaders and innovators together for conversations and workshops.
Stephanie Kaplan Lewis, co-founder, CEO, and editor-in-chief of Her Campus, discusses the story of her company’s founding and gave BC students advice about how to start their own businesses.
Jennings believes his theology degree has helped him to run a $20 billion venture capital firm more than any business degree would have.
Coburn would have graduated in 2013, but he chose to leave BC three months before his expected graduation.
Barilla urged aspiring entrepreneurs to be disciplined and to understand that the journey to success is more important than success itself.