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Harvard Business School Professor Tom Eisenmann will explain how startups can avoid the most common pitfalls that his years of research and experience have documented.

The Harvard Business School Club of Connecticut is a hosting a virtual "fireside chat" with HBS Professor Tom Eisenmann, the Howard H. Stevenson Professor of business administration.  He will explain how and why many startups fail and how new businesses can avoid failure.  Tom's insight and experience will be valuable to new entrepreneurs, as well as venture capitalists and investors trying to choose which new startups to support.

Tom teaches the extremely popular MBA elective course "Entrepreneurial Failure" as well as the MS/MBA core courses "technology Venture Emersion" and "Launch Lab."  He holds the Peter O. Crisp Chair at Harvard Innovation Labs, and is the Faculty Co-Chair of the HBS Rock Center for Entrepreneurship at the Harvard MS/MBA Program.  He holds three degrees from Harvard University: DBA '98. MBA '83 and AB '79.  He recently published "Why Startups Fail: A New Roadmap for Entrepreneurial Success." 

This program is free for all Harvard alumni living in Connecticut.  Please sign up so that you will receive the Zoom link the morning of the event. 

May 24  7 pm to  8 pm


A zoom event.