Fill The Rocks First, Then Add The Sand

“You are going to spend the majority of your start up experience working… ENJOY IT!” Mike Salguero, from Custom Made, visited Startup Institute Week 1 to teach us about the importance of time management and how it can help us achieve our goals in both the long and short run. Created by Zheela Qaiser. Check ...

Designing Your Career

During the first week of class, Richard Banfield (Fresh Tilled Soil) spoke to students about the importance of designing their own careers. This is one student’s take on the major points of his lecture.   Check out zheeq for more of her work! About Zheela Qaiser. Zheela Qaiser is currently on the Product Development track ...

5 Myths About Landing Your First Job or Internship

As a recent college grad, I’m all too familiar with the painful process of landing your first gig. Having wasted months going about my first job search in all of the wrong ways, I’d like to debunk a few myths that fooled me the first time around. NOTE: It doesn’t have to be this way! ...

Startup Case Study: Timbre

This week Andrew Hall (Spring 13′) interviewed Mark Kasdorf, the CEO of Timbre & Founder of Intrepid Pursuits. Intrepid Pursuits is a Cambridge, MA based mobile development company, building native iOS and Android applications. In three years, Intrepid has grown into a 25 person team having built 50 apps for a variety of Fortune 500 and ...

Career Fair Round 2

Last week we had our second round of the career fair at the Startup Institute in Boston (SIB). The week prior, our group gained a stronger understanding about what to expect from startups that are looking to grow their teams, and this week’s fair continued to reinforce that learning. For anyone reading this article who ...

[SIB Sesh] Week 2: Luke S. and Will C.

The Startup Institute Boston (SIB) Marketing Track presents SIB Sesh, a weekly video series featuring students from the Startup Institute. Get to know them and learn about what we do at the Institute and our reflections of past speakers and workshops. This week, we have Luke Seely and Will Chau from the marketing track, with ...

How to: run a successful business blog campaign in a startup

Earlier today at the Startup Institute, Corey Eridon of Hubspot (@Corey_bos) stopped by to explain the art of crafting a successful business blog campaign. Here are my notes from the session. The purpose of using blogs is both as a lead generation tool and in order to become a “thought leader.” Both serve the end ...

Escape to The Startup Institute

College has let you down while unemployment abounds. Come to a better place in town: The Startup Institute! The Startup Institute provides ample opportunity for entrepreneurs to blend learning, hard work, fun and networking to achieve career success. It offers instruction in marketing, sales, software development and product design, exposing students to a variety of ...