Higher education successes
One difference is immediately obvious when you walk into a student-run business versus a big, established company: In boardrooms directors use phrases only a Cornell M.B.A. would understand, but students describe operations as "awesome," as in, "And we thought it would be awesome to brew our own beer." That is how University of British Columbia student union president Jeremy McElroy recently characterized the school's new microbrewery, set to open in 2014.
A brewery on campus? Sounds like a great idea and an even better business, so it got MSN thinking. What other successful enterprises have been started by students? From note-sharing services to the world's largest social network, then, here are some of the most prominent companies to have been started in school.
The number of small-scale tobacco growers in Zimbabwe has risen by 80% since President Robert Mugabe's controversial farm seizures in 2000, but a lack ... More The number of small-scale tobacco growers in Zimbabwe has risen by 80% since President Robert Mugabe's controversial farm seizures in 2000, but a lack of investment is holding farmers back.
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