Undergraduate Blog / Author: Moise Harari

Moise Harari

Networking as an introvert

As a business student, I always hear about how important it is to prioritize networking during internships. This is why last summer, I made an effort to network, network, and network more with everyone I could at my first ever internship. As a result, I met many people and expanded my network significantly. Nevertheless, I…

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Hardly working or working hard?

In the past, the internships that I have done have been pretty traditional given that they have taken place in larger companies. They consisted of working from 9am to 5pm, and having fun before and after those hours. Working at a startup this summer has showed me that work and fun can both happen at…

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The inexperienced salesman

One of the aspects of business that I feel is out of my comfort zone is selling. I always had the impression that sales roles require an extroverted personality. As I consider myself introverted, I’ve never considered sales as a potential career path myself. However, as most of the people at the startup that I…

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Easier done than said

            Since May 20th, I’ve been working in Boston for a startup that provides a food waste tracking system that helps food businesses track, review, and reduce their waste. I want to dedicate this first blog post to a short story of what I experienced during my first week at this internship, because it reflects…

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The power of data

As my internship at MC (startup accelerator) finishes, I can say that the biggest thing I learned is how powerful data can be in business. When I started my job as the Startup Services Intern at MC, the Startup Services department was in the middle of reinventing how they addressed the needs of 128 startups throughout…

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The World Cup brings startups together

The MC Boston office has a kitchen with sofas and a TV. Normally, this room is used for quick meetings and getting work done. However, this summer the World Cup changed everything. One day, as I was working, I heard people screaming from the kitchen. I walked there to see what was happening and I’m surprised.…

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“Hey, what’s your startup?”

Working at an accelerator provides many opportunities, one of them being the chance to network with numerous startups. However, when you are introverted, this is as big of a challenge as it is an opportunity. Even though I’m not extremely introverted, I am not the kind of person that would feel comfortable naturally approaching a…

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A Big Sample Allows Big Insights

In my first few weeks as an intern for a startup accelerator, my first big project was to analyze data provided by the 128 startups that will participate in our program this summer, and draw as many insights as possible from it. As it is known in statistics, the bigger and the more randomized the…