New Venture Competition Winners
HBS awards more than $300,000 to alumni and student entrepreneurs.
With alumni support, this summer four HBS students will team up with entrepreneurs in America's heartland.
Looking Through Glass, Historically
Charlie Wilson's (MBA 1967) research into his grandfather's glassworks takes us back to a bygone era.
A Walkabout to the Ocean
Andreas Merkl (MBA 1989) brings a business approach to running the Ocean Conservancy.
Sheryl Sandberg (MBA 1995) speaks at the second day of the W50 Summit.
Fredo Arias-King's (MBA 1996) Green and Tapped project plants pine trees on indigenous Mexican lands, offering a vital and unique income source.
Abigail Falik (MBA 2008) and her fellow Social Entrepreneurship Fellows are putting the HBS mission into action.
Thanking Veterans Online
Iraq veteran Blake Hall (MBA 2010) created a digital ID card that lets companies thank veterans through online perks.
David Hoffer (MBA 1995) and Jim Hourdequin (MBA 2005) cultivate a double bottom line at Lyme Timber.
From Wall Street to Visual Art
Following a friend's death, Sigal Bussel (MBA 2003) decided to change focus. "I felt that I could make a difference through art."
The Beauty of the Network
Entrepreneur Patti Pao (MBA 1987) on Restorsea, an innovative skin care line developed with the help of HBS friends.
May 24 2013
Vaxess has closed the first tranche of a $3.75 million Series A financing, led by Norwich Ventures. The Boston-based company uses silk-derived proteins to stabilize vaccines without refrigeration, eliminating the need for cold-chain transport.
May 23 2013
President Drew Faust named Team Nucleik the grand prize winner of the Harvard University President's Challenge for social entrepreneurship, hosted by the Harvard Innovation Lab (i-lab).
May 22 2013
The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University has announced that Hansjorg Wyss (MBA 1965), the entrepreneur and philanthropist who enabled the institute's creation in 2009 with a $125 million gift, has donated a second $125 million gift to further advance the institute's pioneering work.
May 22 2013
Blaine Favel, the president of One Earth Oil and Gas and a former chief of the Poundmaker Cree Nation in Saskatchewan, has been appointed chancellor of the University of Saskatchewan. Favel is an alumnus who was awarded an honorary doctorate of laws by the university last year. He is a lawyer and former head of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations who holds a masters of business administration from Harvard.
May 13 2013
When he was filling out the forms to establish his new nonprofit in 2008, Salman Khan paused at the mission statement section. The MIT grad, a math and computer whiz with an MBA from Harvard Business School, thought for a moment, and then jotted down a powerful response: "A free world-class education for anyone anywhere."