Alan Patricof speaks

Providence Friends Capital’s Managing Director, Martin Hunt, attends Harvard Business School Alumni Club of New York event.  Congratulations to the Harvard Business School Alumni Club of New York City on a great event on the future of “Unicorns” and investing.

Martin Hunt and Alan

The Harvard Business School Club of Greater New York is a unique, powerful platform connecting the leadership and management expertise of Harvard Business School and its alumni with the vital, creative and dynamic community of Greater New York City. In doing so, the Club creates continuous learning, networking and mentoring opportunities for its alumni, supports Harvard Business School thought leadership in business and social enterprise and rallies the Club membership to contribute to a broad range of community needs and challenges.

 

Congratulations to HBS

Providence Friends Capital’s Managing Director, Martin Hunt, attends Harvard Business School African-American Alumni Association (HBSAAA) conference.

Congratulations to the Harvard Business School AASU and the HBSAAA for an enjoyable conference!

 

The Harvard Business School African-American Alumni Association (HBSAAA) is a not-for-profit membership organization serving over 2,200 African American, African, and other graduates of HBS who identify with an African American heritage. It is dedicated to building and sustaining a beneficial network that connects alumni, current students, and applicants with HBS to increase our influence at the School and in the broader African American Community.

Goodbye to Jerome Kohlberg.

Over 25 years ago, HWI Partners Managing Director, Martin Hunt, founded the Entrepreneurs Club at Swarthmore College and went to NYC to see Mr. Kohlberg talk about the growth of private equity.  Thank you, Mr. Kohlberg, for your generosity to Swarthmore and contributions to private equity. http://on.wsj.com/1DhcqdT

Back from NYC. Going to Philadelphia to review tech incubator with HBS Club of Philadelphia.

On Thursday April 3, the Presidents Breakfast Club will provide a special “PBC at Night.” We will have a 6:00 p.m. evening venue at Venturef0rth in Center City at 417 N. 8th Street. Venturef0rth is an urban campus and co-working community of Philadelphia tech startups. Currently home to over two dozen early-stage companies, its mission is to do whatever it takes to enable the region’s startups to succeed. It is designed as a key on-ramp to the tech ecosystem for entrepreneurs new to Philadelphia. In addition to a community of like-minded peers, it provides access to investors and entrepreneurs-in-residence.

The speaker will be Elliot Menschik, the founder and leader of Venturef0rth. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of the Engineering Entrepreneurship Program in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the founder and managing director of Acuity Health a strategic consulting practice focused on “healthtech”. He also devotes some time to advising early-stage technology companies including as a mentor at DreamIt Ventures in Philadelphia and NYC.

Blockbusters and big business – The future of competitive advantage in media. see http://www.hbsclubwdc.net/article.html?aid=603

Blockbusters and big business – The future of competitive advantage in media.

Welcome to the HBS Club of Washington, D.C.

hbsclubwdc.netSpace is limited! Blockbuster, Hit-making, Risk-taking, and the Big Business of Entertainment presented by world-renowned HBS Professor Dr. Anita Elberse What’s behind the phenomenal success of entertainment businesses such as Warner Bros., Marvel…