Articles by The Harbus

  • An Interview with Drew Houston Founder & CEO, Dropbox

    An Interview with Drew Houston Founder & CEO, Dropbox

    by on April 26th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Itamar Zur, Contributor. Drew, thank you for taking the time to talk with us, we’re excited to have you. I’d like to take you to the beginning, to the very first days of Dropbox. … Read More

  • 6 Questions with HBS Professor Ben Edelman

    6 Questions with HBS Professor Ben Edelman

    by on April 25th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Nathan Bruschi, Editor-in-Chief. If you could condense the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau into a single man, you’d get HBS Associate Professor Ben Edelman. A member of the … Read More

  • The European Conference: Europe Comes to Harvard

    The European Conference: Europe Comes to Harvard

    by on April 22nd, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Roberto Morfino, Contributor. One of Harvard’s most important features throughout history has been its unique role as a free and open arena where even the most critical and … Read More

  • The End of Facts = The End of Empathy

    The End of Facts = The End of Empathy

    by on April 21st, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Anton McGonnell, Technology Editor. On Tuesday 31st of January, Harvard University hosted an event entitled The End of Facts—Journalism in a Post-Truth Era. This session filled … Read More

  • The MBA Tax Deduction

    The MBA Tax Deduction

    by on April 20th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Rob Monaco, Contributor. One of the gray areas that the LCA curriculum does not cover is deducting the cost of MBA tuition for tax purposes. Every year in the United States, a select … Read More

  • How Things Work: Machine Learning

    How Things Work: Machine Learning

    by on April 19th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Steve Zheng, Contributor. It all started with the TOM case on Watson. After a class-long discussion on what is Toronto, Anton and I were amazed by how we were able to cover one of the … Read More

  • The Great Indian Start-Up Dream

    The Great Indian Start-Up Dream

    by on April 13th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Anant Vidur Puri, Contributor. What do you get when you have 500 million new internet users, a young and productive, burgeoning middle class and a workforce which defines global … Read More

  • HBS Comedy Night: Stand Up Comedy for Charity

    HBS Comedy Night: Stand Up Comedy for Charity

    by on April 6th, 2017

    The 2nd Annual HBS Comedy Night (not to be confused with the HBS Show) will showcase the talents of some of the hilarious, creative and entertaining members of the Harvard Business School community. We will be closing … Read More

  • Memoirs of a First Year HBS Student

    Memoirs of a First Year HBS Student

    by on April 5th, 2017

    Today’s article was submitted by Sasha Pang, Contributor. In August 2015, my husband and I packed ourselves and our beloved cockapoo into our SUV, and drove from San Francisco to Boston. As we made our way across … Read More

  • A Conversation about Venmo

    A Conversation about Venmo

    by on April 4th, 2017

    Samar Sikka discusses the origins of Venmo, future growth strategies, and business strategy with Hassan Ahmed, HBS ’11. Venmo—the one app you will find across every student’s phone at the Harvard Business School. … Read More

  • International Immigration Advice for MBAs in the Trump Era

    International Immigration Advice for MBAs in the Trump Era

    by on March 30th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Phil Caruso, Contributor. On January 27, 2017, President Donald Trump took the extraordinary step of issuing an executive order suspending the admission into the United States of … Read More

  • 5 Questions with an HBS Professor: Donald Ngwe

    5 Questions with an HBS Professor: Donald Ngwe

    by on March 29th, 2017

    Tatiana Cooke caught up with Marketing Faculty professor Donald Ngwe to discuss retail pricing, channels, and consumer purchasing behavior Donald Ngwe, beloved by Sections A and J for his engaging teaching style and wit, … Read More

  • Lessons on Empowerment

    Lessons on Empowerment

    by on March 23rd, 2017

    The closing keynote speaker of this year’s WSA conference, Editor-in-Chief Pippa Lamb caught up with Heidi Cruz (HBS ’00) to discuss her views on empowerment, a career on Wall Street, working for President George W. … Read More

  • HBS Social Life: Restaurant Review—Viale

    HBS Social Life: Restaurant Review—Viale

    by on March 22nd, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Aki Terasaki, Restaurant Critic. The squares of Cambridge have always served as hubs for the local neighborhoods. To the west lies Harvard’s posh polish and to the east Kendall’s … Read More