As more people have been creating their own businesses as part of the tech startup craze, the number of startup incubators has also increased. According to ReadWriteWeb, the US is home to over 1,000 incubators. But, what is a startup incubator? Read on for an explanation.
Are you an MBA applicant? Do you live in the NYC, Washington DC, LA, San Francisco or Toronto areas? If so, you should check out QS Connect 1-2-1, a free event where you can meet one-on-one with MBA admissions officers.
Already half a year has passed since the start of the MBA program at ESMT, and after a three-week summer vacation we are back to our studies. We used the vacation to relax and recover from the intensive program, but also to reflect on what we learnt so far and to plan our future career. Some students from our class used this opportunity to do internships in different companies and some other students did their first steps for establishing their own businesses.
The number of technology companies planning to hire MBAs is up 22% compared to last year, according to the Graduate Management Admission Council's 2012 Corporate Recruiters Survey (PDF). Many of these companies are Silicon Valley startups that have just found new investors and are looking for MBAs with quantative skills to develop their strategy and marketing plans. Silicon Valley is also home to established companies that have a reputation for hiring MBAs. Read on for four examples of Silicon Valley companies that hire MBAs.
The number of entrepreneurship MBA programs and MBA entrepreneurs is on the rise. Want to know which schools have the biggest increase in MBA entrepreneurs? Read on.
Are you a San Franciscan who wants to work at a startup? Or are you a startup founder or potential founder looking for advice? There are many San Francisco startup events designed to help entrepreneurs, but with 70+ tech meetups in the area it's hard to know where to start. This list of San Francisco startup events can be your starting point.
For business school students, May is an important month since it marks the end of the semester and for some students the beginning of post-MBA life. May is also a time where people are inspired by the words of graduation speeches. Here are some business school speeches that are up there with Steve Jobs' 2005 Stanford commencement speech. While business school graduation season is over, these MBA graduation speeches can still provide you with inspiration and motivation as you apply for your MBA.
MBA Admissions blogs from business schools provide you with advice on how to apply for MBA programs. In addition, you can learn from the experiences of MBA students in order to decide if a particular MBA program is right for you. Here are six popular and informative business school blogs.
International EMBA candidates have another MBA option to consider now that Columbia has just announced their new EMBA-Americas programs. Unlike most EMBA programs that have a local focus, Columbia Business School's new EMBA-Americas program is trying to attract business leaders from all over the U.S., Canada and Latin America. Not only does Columbia's new program demonstrate the increasing amount of international MBA programs, it also shows how more top business schools are trying to attract students beyond their local market. While the Columbia EMBA-Americas program may not be the first of its kind, it is the first Americas EMBA program with a Silicon Valley focus.
Are you a current or potential MBA entrepreneur? The Startup Genome can help you get information on the startup scene in your current city or the cities for MBA programs you're considering.