Hear from Kellogg alumni Nicole Chavas ’15 and Laura Brenner Kimes ’15 on co-founding their startup, Greenprint Partners, how it’s grown, and how they’ve evolved as entrepreneurs.
Hear from Kellogg alumni Florence Frech ’15 and Camilo Martinez ’15 on co-founding their startup, Leal, and how they led during COVID-19.
In the last post of this series, hear from alumnus Jason Barsema ’14 (Co-Founder and President of Halo Investing) on his venture and path in entrepreneurship.
In the third post of this series, hear from alumni Erica Douglas ’15 (Founding Partner and CEO at mSeed group) and Noory Bechor ’13 (Co-Founder and CEO at LawGeex) on their ventures and paths in entrepreneurship.
In this series, we’ll be checking in with some of our amazing alumni entrepreneurs to see how they and their ventures have developed over the years. Today, we’re featuring Benjamin Hernandez ’13 (Founder & CEO of NuMat Technologies) and Saumya ’17 (Zell Fellow Alumna, Co-Founder of Kheyti).
Hear from Jac Connolly (E&W 2021), Marina Reigado (2Y 2021), Alex Zimmermann (MMM 2021) and Jeremy Strickland (2Y 2019) on what to expect for this year’s Kellogg Product Management Challenge.
“It’s very easy to be fearful as an entrepreneur. It’s natural in all of us. And so, you need to be able to write down on paper your worries and concerns so you can just put your head down and execute,” Mike Apostal (E&W 2012), the CEO and Co-Founder of Factor, says.
Co-Presidents of Kellogg’s Data and Analytics Club, Michael Ng and Patrick Donovan (both 2Y 2021), speak to the value of leveraging data, analytics and AI.
“Sneakers are icons of signaling. They are a cultural starting point for sharing our identity. From the brand to the style to how they are worn, every detail of a sneaker tells a story about us.” Ariel Bacal (EMBA 2020) and Alfredo Cottin (EMBA 2016) share the co-founding of Blanx.
As the business world ponders what will remain virtual following COVID-19, Connor Pera (2Y 2020) takes a moment to reminisce about the value of an in-person meeting.
“We didn’t create a machine learning powered virtual agent solution. We created a mechanism of hope.” Dave Chookaszian (2Y 2013) and Raj Karan Singh (E&W 2019) share the extraordinary pivots they’re making at Quantiphi during COVID-19.
Early in NuMat Technologies’ founding, Benjamin Hernandez (JD-MBA 2013) and his co-founders entered a business plan competition in Chicago. “We ended up winning the competition, at which point we decided to enter every other business plan competition in the U.S. where prizes exceeded $100,000. We won every single one.”