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Human Ventures Co-Founders Discuss Working with “Good Humans” via Their Start-Up Studio

Human Ventures Co-Founders Discuss Working with “Good Humans” via Their Start-Up Studio - mbaMission

Heather Hartnett and Megan O’Connor, Co-Founders of Human Ventures

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.

This special podcast episode features two guests: Heather Hartnett and Megan O’Connor, co-founders of start-up incubator studio Human Ventures. Their company differs from traditional incubators in their desire to work with “good humans”—individuals with positive characteristics and drive. Tune in to hear the full story behind Human Ventures, including these highlights:

  • What a “good human” actually means in theory and practice
  • How social impact comes into play at Human Ventures
  • How a female-driven start-up incubator differs from a male-led one

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