Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Fund

Han Tran

Meet the Founder: Mike Salguero, CEO of CustomMade

Michael Salguero is a Babson M’09 alum and CEO of CustomMade, an online marketplace that connects buyers who want to purchase custom furniture and jewelry goods to the professional makers of those goods. Since its acquisition in 2009, CustomMade has grown into a community of more than 12,000 Makers. The company has recently received $18M…

KP Rhee

Who Needs Investors? Advice from John Mullins

Entrepreneurs with great ideas often struggle in the beginning with financial difficulty. In order to solve the problem, they seek angel investors, investors, and venture capitalists to fund their business. Not only is raising money hard, it also brings substantial drawbacks to businesses. Regardless of the benefit of getting funding, venture capitalist involvement may not…

Japan: The Second-Year Anniversary of Earthquake/Tsunami

By Kelvin Ha: Monday, 11th of March, marked the second-year anniversary of the Japan earthquake and tsunami. I attended the JDRFB Final Report on Tohoku hosted by The Boston Foundation, the Japan Society of Boston, and The Fish Family Foundation that evening. Back in Hong Kong, I initiated one of the first campaigns that unite…