Andrew Rosenthal — @andrewrosenthal –
An MBA student at Harvard Business School, Rosenthal is often found traveling between Boston and San Francisco. While he’s the business developer for Massive Health
, he also tweets closer to home as one of the co-founders of Harvard’s Startup Tribe
Cat Portner — @cport31–
Winner of Babson’s Last Plan Standing
competition, Portner’s getting ready to revitalize her family’s former business
and is launching a brewpub and Craft Beer Test Kitchen in Alexandria Virginia. Cool? Yes. Even cooler? She said the team plans to hold taste testings in Boston to highlight all they’ve been working on. (We’re there!)
Alice Francis — @aliceefrancis –
An MIT Sloan MBA Candidate, Francis is also the managing director of the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition
. Beyond being a self-proclaimed “gravitational wave and photon enthusiast,” why wouldn’t you want to be friends with someone who helps dole out $100K worth of cash?
Jonathan Follo — @JonathanFollo –
With 32 followers, you might ask, “Why Jonathan Follo?” Beyond being a “pop culture nerd, runner and sports fan,” we’re jazzed to follow his blog through March Madness
. This is also his Twitter background –
What more do you need, really?
Hugo Van Vuuren — @hugovanvuuren–
Van Vuuren is a student at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and a fellow at the Berkman Center For Internet & Society
. He’s also a co-founder of the Experiment Fund
, designed to support student startups and give them the resources they need to build on their visions.
Michael Messina — @michael_messina –
Messina is getting his graduate degree in urban planning at Tufts, and what you might remember him for is his role in Interactive Somerville, where he created the Green Line Challenge
as part of his thesis. He offered three free one-month T passes to whoever developed the best idea for the area around Gilman Square, and has been looking at how crowdsourcing and social media can help move urban planning along. If he has answers to fixing the MBTA, you should probably be following him.
Stephen Douglass – @YoungImpact -
- This Babson MBA
is the founder of StartUp Scramble
, a program that’s recently seen two successful runs at Harvard’s Innovation Lab
and Microsoft NERD
. He’s also the founder of Young Impact
, a program design and development firm that partners with college campuses and companies to activate youth leadership.
Elliot Cohen — @ElliotCohen –
An MBA candidate at the MIT Sloan School of Management, Cohen helps run H@cking Medicine
, a 36-hour event that gives teams the resources to brainstorm, build and hack their way into the healthcare field, awarding $1,000 prizes to those with the most innovative, disruptive and clear vision.
Adam Besvinick — @Besvinick –
A first-year Harvard Business School student, Besvinick is an associate at LOWERCASE Capital
, an intern at BabboCo
and blogging about tech, startups and early stage venture capital at Ventureminded
. For all entrepreneurs out there, Besvinick is also advising consumer web startups. Meaning, he’s got a lot of advice he can give.