1. Edition December 2022
288 Pages, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd
Why have so many leaders/entrepreneurs come from the ranks of Harvard alumni? Do people with that potential go to Harvard, or does Harvard foster that spirit in them? These are just some of the questions explored in this inspirational series of profiles of Harvard students who have gone on to become successful entrepreneurs.
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A remarkable mix of narrative and quotes that explores the philosophical roots of the entrepreneurial spirit
Why have so many successful leaders/entrepreneurs come from the ranks of Harvard alumni? Does Harvard itself foster that spirit, or does the university simply attract that type of personality? Harvard's Entrepreneurs explores these questions and more through a series of inspirational profiles of Harvard students who have gone on to found successful, profitable companies. Featuring direct quotes from CEOs such as Alan Horn of Castlerock Entertainment and Andrea Silbert of the Center for Women and Enterprise, this book traces their journey to success, emphasizing the roots of their ideas and how they brought them to life. The profiles represent various age groups and levels of experience, spanning a wide range of industries. Each chapter deals with one entrepreneur in terms of: the idea for the start-up, financing, motivation, the overall process, obstacles, etc.
? CEO list of entrepreneurs includes Louis Kane, Au Bon Pain; Egon Zehnder, Egon Zehnder International; Matthew Heyman, Cinemax; Charles Bauer, AIM Funds; and Amar Goel, Chipshot.com.