When Steve Lane ’16 set out to choose a business school, he had one essential question in mind: Which school can get my startup off the ground?
After carefully weighing his options, Steve decided that Kellogg was the best choice for developing his startup FlyHomes.
“Kellogg’s resources are amazing for startups,” Steve says. “FlyHomes would not exist if it wasn’t for professors such as Carter Cast, David Schonthal and Linda Darragh.”
In addition to unwavering support from faculty, Steve cites Kellogg’s alumni network, experiential learning opportunities and coursework as additional factors that helped his startup flourish.
Below, Steve talks in detail about FlyHomes and how Kellogg empowered him to become an entrepreneur. Continue Reading
This content was originally posted in #daybreaK, a student-run daily email newsletter that features stories about things going on at Kellogg. The project was one of five to receive funding from the Kellogg Education Technology Incubator (KETI) competition.
Have you ever wondered how you go about starting your own venture while at Kellogg?
We sat down with Linda Darragh, the executive director of the Kellogg Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative (KIEI), and Sunny Russell, manager of entrepreneurship, to find out more. Read on if you’d like to know more about how you can explore entrepreneurship at Kellogg.
Kellogg’s Zell Fellows Program is designed to help students develop market-ready businesses by graduation. Zell Fellows have the unique opportunity to found a startup or grow their fledgling venture with the help of $25,000 in funding, as well as leadership coaching and mentoring from seasoned entrepreneurs.
Clear Admit recently spotlighted the Zell Fellows Program and its innovative entrepreneurs, including second-year student Blair Pircon.
Pircon discussed with Clear Admit how she’s used Zell Fellows resources to develop her startup The Graide Network, an online marketplace that connects teachers with qualified teaching assistants who can grade student assignments.
Read more about Pircon and The Graide Network
Clear Admit also interviewed Zell Fellows Program Director David Schonthal on the program’s unique design, inherent value and future plans for development.
The Kellogg School of Management recently named nine students to the 2015-16 cohort of Zell Fellows, a program designed to help students develop market-ready businesses by graduation.
The Zell Fellows Program — formerly known as the Zell Scholars Program — provides students who are either founding a startup or beginning to grow their fledging ventures more than $25,000 per student for a variety of business expenses. The program also offers leadership coaching and mentoring from seasoned entrepreneurs who have navigated the pitfalls awaiting any new business.