For the Love of Entrepreneurship
For the Love of Entrepreneurship
Recent MBA graduates Jessica Deckinger (MBA 2008) and John Wise (MBA 2015) are redefining the online dating and greeting card industries, and making others' lives better in the process.
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12 Feb 2016   Christian Camerota

It's one thing to have a passion for business. It's another to turn your passion into your business.

Several recent Harvard Business School MBA graduates have launched into the business of love, putting the skills they honed at HBS to work helping others find their perfect match or express themselves perfectly to their significant other.

Below, Jessica Deckinger (MBA 2008) and John Wise (MBA 2015) took time out around Valentine's Day, a particularly busy time of year in their lines of work, to reflect and offer some advice to other entrepreneurs.

Jessica and her husband, Ken, met in such a unique and fateful way that it inspired them to launch a company to help others do the same. Here she discusses their inspiring origin story and the importance of balancing her personal and professional life. Read more.

Founders and classmates John Wise and Wombi Rose were inspired by a trip they took to Vietnam during their time at HBS, and are now turning greeting cards into things to behold. Wise talks about challenging the status quo and founding a company with his best friend. Read more.


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