For Harvard students and teams wanting to test and refine their ideas and ventures, i-lab programming includes a number of resources that place students in less structured environments in order to ‘learn by doing’.
99% of startups will not get venture capital. Is your startup in the 1%? Learn how to increase your probability of starting a successful startup with Lou Berneman, Founding Partner, Osage University Partners. He will discusses how VCs approach investments and how funds, like Osage's, work with Read More
Come join us to kick off the fourth President’s Challenge! Dean David Ellwood of the John F. Kennedy School of Government will be explaining the promise of social entrepreneurship. Join students from across the University to share ideas and find teams.
The President’s Challenge is an Read More
How do you design organizing principles that endure as an organization scales? How do you seek out partners and employees that share your notions of purpose and can relate it to building a better product or service? How do you stay plugged in to the human needs of the end user in the face of Read More
Join us for the kickoff of the 2015 Deans’ Cultural Entrepreneurship Challenge! The Challenge calls upon students with an entrepreneurial spirit to develop venture-based solutions that provide the organizational infrastructure necessary for artists and the arts to thrive. Randy Weiner, esteemed Read More
Join us to kick off the 2015 Deans' Health and Life Sciences Challenge Kickoff with Katrine Bosley, CEO of Editas Medicine. She will share her thoughts on the key factors of leading successful companies and advice on how to build effective teams and execute strategies to commercialize Read More
Are you seeking a mentor but not sure of how best to leverage that relationship? Have you ever been in a mentor relationship and wondered how best to serve the mentee? Join Michael Skok, a serial entrepreneur turned venture capitalist, for a workshop to develop best practice and get the most Read More
In the race to get a startup idea off the ground, founders focus on getting a MVP completed, finding talent to expand the team and then, the much-dreaded exercise of raising money. In the frenzy of it all, they at times overlook the fundamental question of how will I (or I and my investors) Read More
It's back! The 2014 Harvard i-lab StartUp Scramble™ brings together emerging student founders, innovators, and collaborators across Harvard's 14 schools. It’s an intense 40 hours of student venture- and skill-building fueled by great partners, coaches, and food Read More
Join HLS Dean Martha Minow and keynote speaker Ayr Muir, founder and CEO of Clover Food Lab, in officially kicking off the 2015 Deans' Food System Challenge. The Challenge invites creative and entrepreneurial students to develop innovative ideas to improve the health, social, and environmental Read More
Michael Skok will share his roadmap of what is needed to build a startup, milestones along the way, and how to pull that pitch together to get the venture attention and funding your idea deserves. After the workshop you should have a better understanding of:
- The holistic checklist to Read More
Biotechnology start-ups have never faced a funding environment as difficult as we have today. Investing priorities have shifted toward late stage investments, while global financial uncertainty and a history of more failures than successes in biotechnology investing have reduced the amount of Read More
Can you describe your value proposition clearly and succinctly? Michael Skok, a serial entrepreneur turned venture capitalist, will help you to look at your startup and define your value prop. Learnings from this workshop will include:
- How to evaluate and build your value prop to ensure Read More
For startup founders, legal documents can be the cart that drives the horse, inundating them with esoteric language and expensive services that obscure critical corporate milestones. This workshop shows how to master the salient issues and delegate the boiler plate.
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Vision, mission and culture are vital to your company - even at this early stage - do you know how to set yourself up for success? Michael Skok, a serial entrepreneur turned venture capitalist, will share best practice and case experiences for this foundational area of your venture. Attendees Read More