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One Hundred Cups of Tea as Invested Capital

After many months of intense due diligence gathering, model building, late night phone calls to India and rehearsals, along with team mates Hong Fei Wang, Tim May and Apoorve Khandelwal , on April 7th we were finally in New York… Continue Reading →

Gender Inequality & How INSEAD Can Help You Fight It

Aside Marie Curie, can you name a female inventor? This question was posed to me back in December 2016, during the INSEAD Women in Business conference at Bloomberg’s offices in Singapore. I was ashamed of myself for not being able… Continue Reading →

“Disruption” and “Innovation” are Overrated

Having just concluded INSEAD Fintech Club’s first company trek (we visited Aviva Digital Garage, Curve, iwoca, Techstars, TransferWise, and VentureFounders) I thought it would be interesting to get a sense of what participants thought about the visits. After plugging in the… Continue Reading →

Ten things I wish I knew before starting my MBA

Expect to learn a lot in a short time A one-year programme that teaches 80% of what a two-year programme does is something achievable only at INSEAD. I was quite skeptical when I first started my MBA but I soon… Continue Reading →

Should you invest in Leveraged Buyout? Or in a Private Island?

Return on Invested Capital, Return on Equity, Cost Opportunity. Here are some of the terms that we somewhat became familiar with, and that are used on a daily basis after 2 months in the INSEAD MBA. Actually, looking back, it’s… Continue Reading →

Discover your Inner Entrepreneur

Entering INSEAD as a 16J Partner, I viewed the coming year as an endless stream of potential paths, but one avenue I didn’t expect to go down was towards the start-up world. However, one can say that at INSEAD there… Continue Reading →

Sailing and Business

Hi all, The INSEAD Sailing Club is part of the wide range of the student-run clubs. Its mission is to foster team spirit, leadership and global networking through sailing. We accomplish this mission through several activities:        … Continue Reading →

Outside the classroom – INSEAD Creative Garage

Business school is not only about finance, consulting, marketing and the traditional “business subjects.” Business school is about many things, some more obvious than others. It’s amazing how many activities are going on outside the classroom, how many cool projects,… Continue Reading →

Organizing the Latin America MBA Career Fair at INSEAD

During the process of choosing an MBA, networking and the relevance of the school in our after-MBA target region are always taken into account. However, no matter how much research we do, there are always some activities, carried out by… Continue Reading →

Joining London VCs Trek

Arriving at Gare de Lyon in Paris to take the Eurostar to London, I met a couple of INSEAD MBA students and started to realize why the UK is the most popular destination after graduation. It was our P4/P5 Break,… Continue Reading →

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