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Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: Nanny A La Carte

Entrepreneur Salimata Bangoura MBA‘19 Tell me a little bit about your company Nanny A La Carte? Nanny A La Carte is a one-stop-shop concierge service provider in cooking, cleaning, and laundry services for busy professionals and families. We are your extended network and village in helping manage your day to day hustle and the juggle…

Babson San Francisco

Summer Catalyst Program WEEK5: Showcase Preparation + OKRs

We are halfway into the Summer Catalyst Program and our teams are becoming more confident about the progress they’ve made so far! As everyone continues to refine their pitches, participants have expressed their excitement be regards to the insights they’ve gained while becoming more familiar with the entrepreneurial ecosystem of San Francisco. In preparation for showcase, each…

Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: BikeLord

Tell me a little bit about your company BikeLord? BikeLord is an online marketplace, focusing on making the process of buying and selling a bicycle a great experience. What is the story behind BikeLord? One day, I needed a new bike so I went to Craigslist (being that it was pretty much one of the only…

Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: Hope Sews

Entrepreneur Maya Mutalik ‘21 Tell me a little bit about your company Hope Sews? Hope Sews is social venture in the fashion industry. We sell modern clothing made of authentic Ghanaian fabric and prints, as well as donate electric sewing machines to seamstresses in local areas of Ghana. What is the story behind Hope Sews?…

Hailey Serna

All Things Data

During week 6 of Summer Venture Program, Jack Steele and Kyle Glover from Pierce Atwood LLP, a sponsor of the Summer Venture Program, spoke to our entrepreneurs about all things data (that is, the legality of data). Kyle begun his talk with a simple question, “What is one way you use data?” Our participants shared…

Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: Dondoctor

Entrepreneur Felipe Acosta MBA’18 Tell me a little bit about yourselves and your company Dondoctor? My name is Felipe Acosta from Bogota, Colombia. I just graduated from the MBA program and I was one of the finalists in the B.E.T.A. Challenge. Because of B.E.T.A. Challenge, I learned about the Summer Venture Program (SVP). I had…

Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: Wish Route

Entrepreneur Jess Lynch ’13, MS’13, MBA ‘18 Tell me a little bit about your company Wish Route? The purpose of Wish Route is to get people motivated and moving in the direction they wish they were going.  We are starting with health and wellness topics like I wish I exercised more or I wish I…

Hailey Serna

SVP Advisor Profile: Eric Braun

A few weeks back, I spoke to Eric Braun about his experience in the entrepreneurship community and specifically as an advisors of the Summer Venture Program.  Our conversation was wonderful and I wanted to share a bit of it with you. What is your role in the Summer Venture Program and within the entrepreneurship ecosystem…

Hailey Serna

Week 6: Summer Venture Program 2018

Week 6 of the Summer Venture Program was all about the legal matters of running a business. With the help of our sponsor Pierce Atwood LLP, our entrepreneurs had all of their legal concerns addressed and put to ease. Before delving into our lunch and learn with Pierce Atwood, our teams shared their midpoint updates—recapping…

Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: TastePal

Entrepreneurs Ralph Haddad ‘20 Maria Kahale Tell me a little bit about yourselves and your company TastePal? I (Maria) started TastePal with Ralph about a year ago after creating, growing, and selling one of the largest restaurant databases in Lebanon. Clearly, we must both love food, but we also have other interests. I am a…