For as long as she can remember, Arianna Cruz, BS’18, has felt compelled to do more.
Two week-long entrepreneurship camps for high schoolers aimed to inspire students this summer, as they look ahead to their future careers.
Trauma surgeon Brian Brewer, MD, MBA’19, wanted to gain a greater understanding of business in order to lead in hospital administration.
During the BOSS Program, high school students learn about entrepreneurship, starting their own business, and learn some life lessons along the way.
Throughout the months spent exploring the venture community, I have had the opportunity to meet a plethora of entrepreneurs and some serial entrepreneurs, and I’ve truly been blown away by the diversity in the businesses, mindsets and experiences of each person.
After months and months, I finally made it to a meeting of the Venture Club of Indiana.
The last couple weeks have been a whirlwind with a number of venture community events occurring in the Indianapolis area.
“As physicians, we don’t learn anything about the business of medicine in medical school. If you follow the news and what’s happening in the medical field, you realize that, without business knowledge, you cannot get by.”
Six months shy of his college graduation and with no student loan debt to his name, Alex Bajzatt acquired his first company—
Smart Wash LLC
—at age 22.
Persevere. Try new things. Be a good storyteller. You may fail – Be open to that and learn from it.