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Arianna Huffington Portrait

Arianna Huffington on the power of sleep

An interview with Arianna Huffington by Diane Perlman

 

An Interview with Mary Camarata, Global Director, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

After hearing Mary Camarata speak on stage, we just knew we had to get an interview with her. To our delight, she accepted. Here’s what she said…

What was your first professional job like?

Mary: My first professional job was right after I graduated from college. My father gave me $500 and basically told me I had one month to figure things out. So, I was desperate to find a job.

Three Ways to Growth Hack Your Way to Success like an Olympian.

The most famous growth hack used in sports was by Sir David Brailsford, who became the performance director of British Cycling in 2003. Brailsford used the concept known as marginal gains - making small improvements that add up to major improvements when added together - to improve the performance of the team. In Brailsford’s case, he set out to improve every area of the British cycling team by 1%.

Startup/Corporate Collaboration: The New Face of Innovation

Today, a growing proportion of those interactions are taking place at a much earlier stage, with both parties looking to share the risks and rewards of such connections.

The New Face of Startup/Corporate Innovation

Our research shows, quite clearly, that corporations have begun to think and act like startups. Sounds like an oxymoron, except it’s true. Rather quietly, many companies have built innovation teams that focus on:

  • Developing proactive collaborations with the startup community – with a focus on flexible, informal, and agile partnerships.

A Day in the Life of a Disruptor

We learned a lot about how disruptive technologies are playing a growing role in our industry. In order to continue to innovate and develop leaders who not only have an eye for disruption but who can also implement those disruptors internally, will be increasingly more valuable to General Mills business.
 
What does disruptive technology mean to you?

The MassChallenge Summer Reading List

Our Finalists share some books that have helped them on their entrepreneurial journey. The result? Some great summer reads ideas for you!

Announcing 2015 Boston Scholarship Winners

In the first year of the program, 23 startups from nations around the world and across all industries were selected to receive $5,000 scholarships.

 

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