Harbus: All about Taking It in Your Stride
Harbus spoke to our Founder and CEO (and recent HBS grad) Tess Michaels about her experience as a young entrepreneur in business school and venturing into a market with incredible disruption potential.
Tess Michaels: Student and Entrepreneurs
“I knew that it had to be a big enough market, which student financing was, and it was also an area of high growth and high need—student financing alternatives are always on people’s minds,” says Michaels, “Then I just needed to figure out if I was a good fit for the idea. I thought about the core competencies that I could bring. I was from the financial services industry and had built operational know-how from my previous experience, so it made sense to pursue this.”
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