More than 280 students attended the Shea Center for Entrepreneurship’s annual Startup & Entrepreneurship Fair on Tuesday.
This year, the Women Innovators Network welcomed Kim Walsh, the global vice president of HubSpot For Startups, to speak at its end-of-semester dinner. HubSpot for Startups offers all of the same services HubSpot offers to developed businesses to startup companies.
“[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.
The winning idea brings zero-waste products to hotels using water-soluble toiletries.
Jennings believes his theology degree has helped him to run a $20 billion venture capital firm more than any business degree would have.
Google’s “20 percent project” lets employees explore future roles for themselves in the company.
Coburn would have graduated in 2013, but he chose to leave BC three months before his expected graduation.
Bell encouraged students to find their passion and stick with it and said that the best entrepreneurs are young and motivated.
Arnie Sookram, BC alum and current World Wide lead for the Windows Devices Group e-commerce business, stressed the importance of taking advantage of all BC has to offer.
The Shea Center’s inaugural event brought Phil Schiller, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Apple, Inc., to Boston College.