Today, the potential impact of disruptive technologies in cities is highly under-researched, and has tremendous financial implications for tech giants that are not asking themselves the right questions. Continue reading Why are tech giants like Airbnb and Uber losing billions in revenue? They undervalue research about how cities and communities work.
Last week, Sciago hosted a FaceBook live session to mark the launching of out beta site. One week later, we’re bringing you the transcription of the Q&A session with our co-founders and our CTO. Read on to hear about Sciago, our goals as a company and what we’re expecting to see from the launch of the beta version of the site! Continue reading Beta Launch Live: Q&A with Sciago’s Co-Founders and CTO
Beyond the obvious issues when it comes to women in the workplace, we wanted to bring something new to the table by exploring other subtleties when it comes to women and leadership in entrepreneurship. Do all women feel the same in the workplace? What happens when they come from different backgrounds, cultures, and countries? Is the situation of women really so grim? Continue reading Cultural perceptions of female entrepreneurship: A Q&A with April Lipatan and Claire Doussard
Hi, I’m Vanessa, a British university student studying French and Business, currently living in Paris on my year abroad working as a full-time Community Management intern at Sciago. I’ve now been working here for 3 months, and want to share with you my student perspective on interning at a start-up! Continue reading Interning at a start-up: A student’s perspective
According this article, research found that the 4th biggest problem among startups is that they lack money. One of the most common ways startups can search for money is through investors. And in order to secure this money, we need to be able to pitch and sell our ideas. If you are reading this article, chances are you might need help developing that perfect pitch. … Continue reading Top 4 Tools You Need to Pitch Your Startup
Il était une fois, une jeune doctorante, à peine sortie de sa tour d’ivoire universitaire, qui décida de découvrir le monde de l’entreprise et de l’entreprenariat. Continue reading Il était une fois : comment valoriser la recherche au royaume de l’entreprise
Creating a start-up is no simple task. If you’ve braved the waters and taken on this challenge yourself, you’ll know that resources are scarce. Forget about being paid, there are more essential costs to bear to make sure your new business doesn’t go down the drain. I began helping out at Sciago in April of 2017, almost 2 years after the business idea came to … Continue reading 8 ways to pay the bills and save money when you’re starting up
Like many US cities, Boston has seen a major increase in housing costs during the last decade. And, although this is troubling, it isn’t anything to be surprised by. What puzzled me, however, was how Boston has come to be listed as the 3rd most expensive city for housing in the country. Continue reading Boston’s Housing Blues, an Op-Ed piece
Malcolm Gladwell’s book, Outliers, offers some interesting answers to questions about success that might be as helpful for you as they were for me. Now that I have started by own business, three strategies that I learned from his work have been useful to me as a co-founder of a start-up. Read the article to learn more! Continue reading Success: Is it happenstance or deliberate?
People outside of academia don’t interpret this separation as an issue. But, this is a problem. Because not only do academics hold experience, they also hold valuable technical and theoretical understandings of the world that are extremely important to consider as your business evolves. At Sciago, we recognized this and found a simple solution. Continue reading How to close the gap between Academia and Business