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.
Daniel Chait is a veteran entrepreneur with three businesses under his belt—the first of which, software product company Business Velocity, was born in 1998 at the height of the dot-com boom. After subsequently cofounding the consulting firm Lab49, Chait launched Greenhouse, a recruiting software company, in 2012. Listen to the podcast episode to hear what Chait learned from each company as he touches on these details and more:
- Why his summer vacations consisted of paid software projects from an early age instead of the more typical trips or relaxation
- How Greenhouse has quickly risen from its launch in 2012 to a $60M company
- What the founding and lifespan of each company taught Chait as he prepared for his next endeavor
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