13 Feb 2017
Harvard Business School’s 20th Anniversary New Venture Competition to offer a record $300,000 in Prizes to Student Businesses, Social Enterprises, and Alumni Ventures
BOSTON—In April, Harvard students and alumni will compete for $300,000 in cash prizes to fund their startup dreams in the 20th Anniversary New Venture Competition. Past competition winners and participants will also return to campus for programs and a celebratory 20th Anniversary New Venture Competition Finale on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Read more.
20 Dec 2016
The Harvard Business School Doctoral Programs and their faculty chair, David Scharfstein, the School’s Edmund Cogswell Converse Professor of Finance and Banking, have announced four recipients of the 2016 Wyss Awards for Excellence in Doctoral Research as well as one winner of the Martin Awards for Excellence in Business Economics. The prizes are presented each year based on excellence in innovative dissertation research. Read more.
06 Dec 2016
HBX Launches Negotiation Mastery: Unlocking Value in the Real World, a New Certificate Program Set to Enroll First Participants in February 2017
BOSTON—HBX, Harvard Business School’s digital learning initiative, is launching a new online certificate program, Negotiation Mastery: Unlocking Value in the Real World. This program prepares participants to close deals that might otherwise be deadlocked, maximize value creation in agreements they reach, and resolve differences before they escalate into costly conflicts. Read more.
11 Oct 2016
Exhibit at Harvard Business School's Baker Library Focuses On Polaroid Camera and Other Inventions of Edwin Land
BOSTON—In 1943, Edwin Land, who had first made his mark in 1933 with a patent for the development of an affordable light-polarizing material to eliminate glare from automobile headlights and the sun (the first of more than 500 patents he would hold during his lifetime), was on vacation with his family in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Read more.
05 Oct 2016
BOSTON—The Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab is the newest addition to the growing portfolio of innovation facilities on Western Avenue in Allston, joining the Harvard Innovation Lab (i-lab) which opened in 2011, and the Harvard Launch Lab, a start-up incubator which opened in 2014. Read more.
05 Oct 2016
Director of Harvard Business School’s Social Enterprise Initiative, Matt Segneri, Named Outstanding Young Leader by Boston Business Journal and Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
BOSTON—Matt Segneri, Director of Harvard Business School’s Social Enterprise Initiative (SEI), is a 2016 honoree on both the Boston Business Journal's 40 Under 40 list and the Boston Chamber of Commerce’ s list of ten outstanding young leaders. Read more.
19 Sep 2016
Experienced entrepreneurs and investors help HBS students make the most of opportunities to create new business and social ventures. Read more.
15 Sep 2016
Harvard Business Faculty Report: Pessimism about the Future of the U.S. Economy Deepens; Political Dysfunction the Greatest Barrier to Strengthening U.S. Competitiveness
BOSTON—Three faculty of Harvard Business School’s U.S. Competitiveness Project today released a report that cites political dysfunction as the greatest barrier to strengthening U.S. competitiveness. The report – containing five years of in-depth analysis of U.S. competitiveness and surveys of global business leaders and the general public – lays out concrete steps that must be taken by the business community, state and local governments, and the federal government to improve the prospects of American workers and companies. Read more.
13 Sep 2016
BOSTON—Harvard Business School (HBS) has announced the 2016 recipients of its Horace W. Goldsmith Fellowships. Established in 1998 by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and Richard L. Menschel (MBA 1959), a director of the Foundation and a limited partner at Goldman Sachs, to encourage students from the nonprofit sector to attend HBS, these fellowships enable the School to award approximately $10,000 each to as many as ten incoming MBA students. Read more.
07 Sep 2016
BOSTON—Harvard Business School (HBS) has named its 2016-2017 Blavatnik Fellows in Life Science Entrepreneurship. These Fellows, six outstanding HBS alumni, will work with inventors from the Harvard community to advance the commercialization of innovative life science-oriented technologies with significant market potential. Read more.