How to be an entrepreneur without quitting your day job.

News, notes, and special events
for HBS alumni

SE­PTEMBER 18, 2­016

US Competitiveness Report Sees a Nation Divided

In their 2016 survey report, professors Michael Porter and Jan Rivkin identify the economic and political weaknesses affecting US competitiveness and offer priorities for the next president and Congress. MORE

The Taxi Wars of Jakarta

Competing on-demand ride services started by classmates Nadiem Makarim, Anthony Tan, and Hooi Ling Tan (all MBA 2011) are disrupting traffic in the world’s most congested city. MORE

Kiteboarding Networker

In our next Skydeck alumni podcast, Silicon Valley venture capitalist Bill Tai (MBA 1987) talks about his accidental ascent to kiteboarding and networking entrepreneur. MORE

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Become an Entrepreneur Without Leaving Your Day Job

SE­PTEMBER 20, 2­016, 12:­00–1:­00 P.M. EDT
Author and serial "10% Entrepreneur" Patrick J. McGinnis (MBA 2004) will explain how you can integrate entrepreneurship into your career.
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Upcoming on Se­ptember 28:
5 Happiness Hacks That Drive Productivity, Sales, and Creativity

HBS News
Life Science Fellows Announced

Six HBS alumni have been named 2­016-2­017 Blavatnik Fellows in Life Science Entrepreneurship and will work with inventors from the Harvard community to commercialize innovative life science technologies. more

Get the Bulletin on Your Phone

Has your new Bulletin arrived in the mail yet? Read it right away with the new app edition for your smartphone or tablet. Just search for HBS Alumni Bulletin in your app store. It’s that easy. And it’s free! more

Working in the Nonprofit or Public Sector? Reduce Your HBS Loans

Alumni in the nonprofit and public sectors may be eligible to repay need-based loans through the HBS Nonprofit/Public Sector Loan Repayment Assistance Program. Details can be found on the Social Enterprise Initiative website. Apply by Oc­tober 1, 2­016.

Managing in the Gray

In his new book, Professor Joseph L. Badaracco offers a powerful, practical, and even radical way to resolve tough managerial problems. more



Alumni who give annually to the HBS Fund for Leadership and Innovation keep the School on the cutting edge of management education. LEARN MORE

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