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Aidan Dennis

Leveraging Your Internship to Make Connections

If you took the time to read this, I’m assuming you already know enough about internship and job searches that you’ve heard the phrase “It’s who you know not what you know” more than enough times. As cliché as it is – it’s the truth. I think Gary Vaynerchuk said it right when he made…

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Antonette Ho

Raising Money

The Summer Venture Program (SVP) was fortunate to have Les Charm, Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneur, visit Workbar Boston mid-July. A beloved faculty member, Les has taught graduate students and executives from all over the world. Aside from teaching, Les has had years of experience being on boards of companies. Through his own experiences, Les has…

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Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: Vinci

Team: Eagle Wu ’19: Co-Founder, CEO Tiffany Yue: Co-Founder, CTO What’s Vinci? Using next-gen virtual reality, we help people communicate and experience the 3 dimensional world in a 3 dimensional space – as it should be. VINCI offers a full service integration covering hardware setup, software development and distribution for Enterprise VR solutions. Our services…

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Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: Thero

Team: Chloris Yang MSEL’17: CEO Allen Zhang MSEL’17: CMO Nathen Nie: CTO Anmol Garg MSEL’17: CFO Gino Zhang: Product Design What’s Thero? By applying aerospace material science to CPG, Thero focus on creating innovative product that makes a better life. The first Thero Mug helps to cool down scouting hot drinks to perfect temperature in…

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Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: Gentle

Founders: April Chen ’19: Co-founder (also SVP designer-in-residence!) Michelle Yu, Wellesley College ’19: Co-founder What’s Gentle? Cards are mainly written on and sent during the holiday season, or for someone’s birthday. However, these small gestures of love are often neglected when people are in most need of encouragement, whether it be after a failure, rejection…

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Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: Quonvo

Founder: Mitchell Troyanovsky ’19: CEO and Founder What’s Quonvo? Quonvo is a mobile and web app that connects people looking for questions directly with other users for 1 on 1 chats. We take a user’s question and match them with another user to chat about the question. What is the story behind your startup? I…

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Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: DetraPel

Team: David Zamarin ’20: Founder Stephen McKinney: Head of Operations Tom Leary: Head of Marketing Geoffrey Greenhouse ’20: HR and Public Relations Michael Zhang: Data Analytics What’s DetraPel? DetraPel is a super hydrophobic liquid repellent spray that protects any material from any liquid based substance. DetraPel is the only liquid repellent that is non-toxic, biodegradable,…

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Jenny Ho

Having an “Adult” Job

I’ve never wanted to be one of those people that grew up quickly. You know the ones I’m talking about – the kids that always wished for their birthdays to come for that one extra candle on the cake. Don’t get me wrong; this aversion to aging isn’t due to a fear of responsibilities –quite…

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Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: Magnomer

Founders: Ravish Majithia, PhD, MBA’18: Founder and CXO; Vishal Salian, PhD: Cofounder and CTO What’s Magnomer? Magnomer uses cradle-to-cradle principles to redesign plastic packaging for better recyclability. We redesign plastic packaging by adding visual functional magnetizable elements which complement brand designs and enable capture and recovery from waste streams. Watch our video!: What is the…

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