“This is the kind of big problem that Kellogg and its community encourage you to tackle,” say Don Meier and Kristen Johnson (both 2Y 2019) in describing the impetus behind LineShift. Their social-impact business helps manufacturers protect jobs and communities while they innovate.
Alex Eng and Jack Bugas (both MMM 2019) and their team at Slate began their successful startup with one question: Why is there so little information available online for customers who want to get a tattoo?
Wendy Kadon (2Y 2020) shares the story of her colleague’s quest to found a sustainable footwear company, Scoots.
Julian Sheinbaum (2Y 2019) has a sister who was born with a rare cognitive disability and has been turned away from job opportunities due to stigma. He describes how his social-impact venture, Teachability, aims to correct these false preconceptions in the recruitment sphere.
Sahar Jamal (2Y 2019) shares the resources and experiences that led her to develop a breast-pump solution for working mothers in low-resource settings.
Cara Morphew (1Y 2019) shares how the fellowship has provided her with the opportunities to expedite her leadership skills, grow her network and work with like-minded MBA ventures.
Allison Brown, Cara Maresca and Kristina Moore (2Y 2018) provide an inside look at the experience of preparing a pitch for Northwestern University’s VentureCat competition for startups.
Allison Brown, Cara Maresca, and Kristina Moore (2Y 2018) share their entrepreneurial experiences in developing the Cariset brand of backpack, a venture they built at Kellogg.
Nakul Khanna (1Y 2018) shares the process he followed, including the programs and classes he leveraged, to raise tens of thousands of dollars and build his ride-sharing app, Instago, at Kellogg.
By Saumya I was a social entrepreneur in India for three years prior to attending the Kellogg School of Management. After graduating from Kellogg’s Two-Year MBA Program, I am moving back to India to continue my journey as a social entrepreneur. My friends and family are often baffled to hear this short summary of my… Continue reading
When Steve Lane ’16 set out to choose a business school, he had one essential question in mind: Which school can get my startup off the ground? After carefully weighing his options, Steve decided that Kellogg was the best choice for developing his startup FlyHomes. “Kellogg’s resources are amazing for startups,” Steve says. “FlyHomes would… Continue reading
This content was originally posted in #daybreaK, a student-run daily email newsletter that features stories about things going on at Kellogg. The project was one of five to receive funding from the Kellogg Education Technology Incubator (KETI) competition. Have you ever wondered how you go about starting your own venture while at Kellogg? We sat down… Continue reading