Today, many aspiring MBAs and MBA graduates want to join start-ups or launch such companies themselves. Is entrepreneurship as exciting as it seems? Is it really for you? mbaMission Founder Jeremy Shinewald has teamed up with Venture for America and CBS Interactive to launch Smart People Should Build Things: The Venture for America Podcast. Each week, Shinewald interviews another entrepreneur so you can hear the gritty stories of their ups and downs on the road to success.
The fifteenth podcast episode introduces not just one entrepreneur, but two: Charlie Bonello and Matt Harrigan, cofounders of unique start-up accelerator Grand Central Tech. Bonello and Harrigan, who became fast friends after meeting in high school, came up with the idea for the company while brainstorming over a few beers. Tune in to the podcast to hear their whole story, including these details:
- How their high school inspired the idea for Grand Central Tech
- The reason they can charge absolutely no rent and take no equity from start-ups
- “Cutting bone, not fat” when choosing from an incredible start-up applicant pool to fill the limited number of seats
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