The MBA Experience

Event Calendar
December 11

Early-Stage Feedback

A unique opportunity for current Harvard MBAs working on a new venture to receive thoughtful, early feedback, on a new venture idea. Students will be matched with an accomplished funder, founder, or industry expert with relevant experience, who will provide written feedback on your start-up idea. More details here.

November 3

Entrepreneurship Day

Wondering about your entrepreneurial path? We've cracked the code. How to get into a start-up with no start-up experience? We've got you covered. How to lure that technical co-founder? We'll help you navigate that Bermuda Triangle. How to meet other start-up folks at HBS and in the community? We've got your back. RSVP here.

Aldrich 210
October 30

New Venture Competition Kick-off

Join us as we begin the NVC journey and learn about all the stops along the way: Kickoff, Mixers, Early Stage Feedback, Legal Workshops, Baker Bootcamp, Reimbursement Fund, Super Saturday just to name a few! Then have your chance to find the yin to your yang. The peanut butter to your jelly. Yes, that's right, it's time to mix it up and start building your team for NVC! Everyone will be in attendance, HBS students, our Harvard friends from all over the Cambridge and Boston community, as well as the local start-up community. Will you??? Please RSVP Here.

Batten Hive 204
September 22
Rock Accelerator 2014 Application Deadline

The Rock Accelerator supports 15-20 student teams with financial support (between $5,000 - $8,000), dedicated expert mentorship, peer resources & advocates, bi-weekly topic seminars & peer exchange councils throughout the academic year. To complete your application, submit your application and poll by 5:00pm on 9/22.

September 18

Rock Center Presents: A Fireside Chat with Peter Thiel

The HBS Rock Center for Entrepreneurship, the Center of What's Next, will host an unforgettable conversation with Peter Thiel.Professor Bill Sahlman will interview Peter about his new book, Zero to One, to explore the complexities of intensive innovation. Afterwards, the HBS Entrepreneurship Club will host a book signing in Burden. Copies of his new book will be available to purchase Be sure to RSVP here.

September 15
Rock Venture Partners Application Deadline

September 15 at 9:00am
The Rock Venture Partners (RVP) is a small group of investment-minded students who will serve to help select and support the entrepreneurial teams participating in the Rock Accelerator program. It is also a great way to both develop your career as an investment professional and also engage with the HBS community of entrepreneurs! Applications are due on 9/15 at 9:00am by email to the Rock Center. Click here to download the application.

September 16 at 4:00pm
Rock Center Kick-Off

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Rock Kickoff! Join us as we introduce HBS student personas and share stories and learnings about how they navigated the HBS entrepreneurial landscape. Two of our EiRs will conduct a short interview with two Rock Summer Fellow teams and dig into their experiences, key learnings and challenges from this past summer. Immediately following the Rock Kick-Off, head on up to Williams Room and we will turn the floor over to several of our Rock Summer Fellow founders, who will be on stage in the Williams Room giving 60 second pitches about their new ventures. Please let us know you are coming by registering here P.S. Did we mention there will be snacks?

Spangler Auditorium