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mbaMission Founder Launches Entrepreneurial Podcast

Many applicants and MBAs aspire to be entrepreneurs after graduation. Our founder, Jeremy Shinewald, has partnered with Venture for America and CBS Interactive to ask the following question: “Is it as easy to start a company as the media make it seem?” Through Smart People Should Build Things: The Venture for America Podcast, Shinewald interviews a diversity of leading entrepreneurs to hear the gritty stories of their ups and downs on the road to success. Two episodes are already live, and many more are scheduled to be released. Subscribe today and determine whether you are suited to follow the path of these entrepreneurs:

  • Andrew Yang: Founded Venture for America and was appointed a White House Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship (podcast live)
  • Dan Porter: Led OMGPOP (Draw Something) to an approximately $200 million acquisition by Zynga (podcast live)
  • Shara Mendelson: Founded and exited Plum Benefits, which sells excess entertainment ticket inventory to 20,000 human resources offices (podcast to be released)
  • Charlie Kroll: Sold Andera to Bottomline Technologies for $44.5 million and is currently launching a new venture (podcast to be released)
  • Will Nathan: Co-founded Homepolish, a bootstrapped interior design firm committed to transforming its industry (podcast to be released)



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