Hi, #BCSTT! I'm missing all of you already. In the first 48 hours, I definitely went through withdrawal and so it is with bittersweet feelings that I anticipate our last class meeting. As I'm sure you all agree that TechTrek was one heck of a trip. Thank you, Professor Kane, Professor Doyle, and Kelsey, for taking … Continue reading Don’t Dream It’s Over
Greetings from NACA! For those of you that don't know, NACA is the National Association of Campus Activities, a conference held every year that brings student programming boards from across the country together to attend educational sessions, scope out talent at showcases, book vendors for events, and network. This year it's here in Boston at the … Continue reading True Part Two
While conducting my research on Madison Reed for my presentation and blog post, I was inspired by CEO Amy Errett's story and success in both venture capital and the startup space. She has raised over $70 million to disrupt the hair color industry with her fast-growing, tech-savvy company. However, Errett's story is not always the … Continue reading 10 Awesome Female-Founded Startups You Should Know
The Madison Reed Mission: "To make luxurious, at‑home hair color with ingredients you can feel good about." ORIGIN STORY: In 2013, founder and CEO, Amy Errett, followed the untraditional path of leaving her position as head of the San Fransico office of venture capital firm Maveron to raise over $40 million to build her own business from scratch. Madison Reed, named … Continue reading Meet Madison Reed
What happens when you are a 52-year-old journalist laid off and struggling to find work in an industry that is struggling itself? What happens when after covering technology companies for years you decide it's time to jump into the industry yourself? What happens when you get that coveted position in a start-up and you get … Continue reading All That Glitters Is Not Gold: Disrupted Book Review
Hi, #BCSTT! I hope everyone is enjoying some well-deserved time off after a busy fall semester and finals. I know once I boarded my flight home, I felt like I could finally take a breath! First, a little bit about myself: My name is Julia MacDonald and I am a sophomore in CSOM interested in … Continue reading Hello, TechTrek 2018!