B-School News Roundup: MBA Programs Gravitate Toward Bay Area

Wharton's San Francisco campus Photograph by Rai Poquiz/The Wharton School

MBA Partners: Artists Steered Towards The Right Financial Connections (Financial Times): Entrepreneurship has never been more popular at business schools, but raising capital is a problem most students encounter when trying to get their businesses off the ground. A growing number of MBAs are using Indiegogo’s crowdfunding platform as a way to secure funds for their startups during or after business school. Two MBA alums from the University of California Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, along with a friend, co-founded the website in 2008 after noticing that many of their classmates were starting businesses but needed help raising money.

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