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.
Amanda Moskowitz has been heavily involved in entrepreneurship—with “far more than one foot” in several companies, she says—since graduating from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Today, she is the founder and CEO of business app guide Stacklist and co-founder of Nine Naturals, a company developing safe and natural beauty products for expectant mothers. In this podcast episode, Moskowitz delves into these points and more:
- Why she made the jump from working in audience analysis at ABC/Disney to becoming an entrepreneur
- How the slowness of e-commerce manufacturing shocked her
- What kind of role the simple act of asking a friend plays in entrepreneurship, according to Moskowitz
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