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Archive for August 2016

Kobe Bryant VC Fund Invests in Ross Alums’ Startup

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant and former CEO Jeff Stibel might seem like an unlikely pair. But the two have just announced that they’re joining forces to launch Bryant Stibel, a $100 million venture capital fund based in Los Angeles. With the announcement, Bryant joins other basketball stars like Shaquille O’Neal and Carmelo Anthony in…

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Ross Students Join Food Entrepreneurs in 2016 Impact Challenge

University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business has launched its 2016 Impact Challenge, an annual program in which first-year MBA students turn their skills toward making a positive social impact. This year, Ross students will team up with 20 Detroit food entrepreneurs to design ventures that will increase food access and promote health. During the…

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HBX Launches Finance Certificate Program

HBX, Harvard Business School‘s online learning initiative, has unveiled a finance certificate program that will enroll its first cohort this fall. HBX Finance: Leading with Finance is designed for business leaders interested in a more in-depth knowledge of finance and financial professionals looking to advance their careers. Created by Mihir A. Desai, a professor at…

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MBA Programs Flourish When They Keep the Same Admissions Directors

Stanford has announced that Director of MBA Admissions Derrick Bolton will step down on September 1. His departure marks the end of a 15-year tenure at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. During his time as Director of Admissions, Stanford saw a 55 percent increase in applicants and became the B-school with the highest average GMAT.…

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