Entrepreneurship Blog

Isabella’s view: DV14

This post was written by Isabella Liu, T'15, Entrepreneurship Init​iative Fellow Bringing students, faculty, staff, and alumni together, the annual Dartmouth Ventures Conference gives attendees the opportunity to learn more about innovation and entrepreneurship, while offering entrepreneurs a forum to meet investors, pitch their companies, and showcase their...

Alex’s view: DV14

This post was written by Alex Russell, T'15, Entrepreneurship Initiative Fellow This spring brought about the annual Dartmouth Ventures conference – a marquee entrepreneurship event at Tuck.  This year, nearly 500 entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, alumni and students descended upon Hanover to discuss all things entrepreneurship.  This year’s theme...

In the news: Kigo Kitchen and Nifti

"Do you want to be an entrepreneur? Dartmouth Tuck has a raft of support for entrepreneurial MBAs. These two Tuck alumni startups will inspire you to create your own venture now!". The BusinessBecause article mentions Tuck startups Nifti and Kigo Kitchen, see it here.

Tuck Summer Venture Award: Introducing FreshAir

As recipients of the Summer Venture Award, Jack O’Toole (T'14), Joe BelBruno and Kwame Ohene-Adu will spend the summer developing and executing a concept for a start-up in the Barris Incubator space. Sneak peek from the team: FreshAir has developed a novel sensor technology (Patent Pending) that detects nicotine and marijuana. When smoking is detected data...

Tuck Summer Venture Award goes to team Glory Days!

As recipients of the Summer Venture Award, Eben Pingree (T'13), Keyen Farrell (T'13) and John Ramey (UCLA Anderson) will spend the summer developing and executing a concept for a start-up in the Barris Incubator space, alongside other teams from around campus. Sneak peak from the team: As time passes, friends grow apart, reunions become less frequent, and...

Brent’s View: Back to My Entrepreneurial Roots

Growing up in a house of entrepreneurs where both parents literally worked out of our garage at some point, I was exposed at an early age to the incredible ride that is a start-up: the hard work, the sweat equity, the true grit it takes to start something on your own. Paradoxically, that actually looked appealing to me, so after a few years of consulting I ventured...

Divya’s View: Getting Bit by the Entrepreneurial Bug

This post was written by Divya Mani, T'12: Full disclosure: I do NOT self-identify as an entrepreneurial person.  Before Tuck, I spent five years as a strategy consultant for large for-profit and non-profit organizations; after Tuck, I’m headed to Procter and Gamble, where I’ll be working on one of the biggest brands in the world (Gillette).  Though I...

Dan’s View: NOLA post-post-Katrina

This post was written by Dan Ettinger, T'13, one of the student leaders of the Tuck team: When I visited New Orleans two years after Katrina, the storm came up in every conversation. The implicit message was that the city was significantly worse off. Six years later, that's no longer the case. Thanks to organizations like the Idea Village and government and business...

Tuck Meets the Bayou: New Orleans E-ship Week

A team of eight first- and second-year Tuck students just returned to Hanover from New Orleans.  We particpated in IDEAcorps, a MBA spring break program that was sponsored by the Idea Village (an entrepreneur incubator) and folded into New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (a week-long celebration of entrepreneurship and its role in New Orleans' recovery).  The week...