Curt Nickisch, Harvard Biz Review

Curt Nickisch

Harvard Biz Review

Boston, MA, United States

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Past articles by Curt:

Life’s Work: An Interview with Janelle Monáe

The singer, actor, and activist talks about using her own voice. → Read More

How France’s Brand of Populism Differs from What Drove Brexit and Trump

An economist explains the French presidential election. → Read More

At MIT, U.K. Intelligence Agency Boss Says He Wants Better Relationship With U.S. Tech Firms

The head of one of Great Britain's security agencies is asking tech industry leaders in Greater Boston for help crafting a new relationship with intelligence operatives. → Read More

Surge In Private Training Programs Aims To Bridge Skills Gap In Boston’s Tech Economy

"There's a huge talent gap in the innovation economy in Boston," said Diane Hessan, CEO of Startup Institute, a company that runs eight-week job training programs. → Read More

A Colorado Startup Resurrects Waltham Pocket Watches

For decades, Waltham manufactured millions of mechanical pocket watches at a sprawling brick factory on the Charles River. They went out of fashion, but now a pair of young entrepreneurs are resurrecting these vintage pieces for their custom made-in-America wristwatches. → Read More

Immigrant Businessman Already Excitedly Awaits The Next New Hampshire Primary

Pharmacist Vahrij Manoukian owns a store in Hollis that's become an unlikely fixture on the campaign trail for most Republican presidential hopefuls. → Read More

The Disappearing Desk Phone Is Turning This Cambridge Company Into A Unicorn

On Tuesday, a little-known Cambridge company called ThinkingPhones announced it raised $112 million in a new investment round and is changing its name to Fuze, the name of a company it acquired in November 2015. → Read More

GOP Candidates Criticize Rubio After His Third-Place Finish In Iowa

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio spoke in Exeter, New Hampshire on Tuesday night, trying to take his strong third place showing in the Iowa caucuses to mean that he carries the mantel of the Republican establishment. → Read More

Patriots’ Super Bowl Hopes Dashed By AFC Championship Loss To Denver Broncos

The New England Patriots' run to repeat as Super Bowl champions is over. They lost to the Broncos 20-18 in Denver on Sunday in a hard-fought defensive battle. → Read More

Patriots, Broncos Fans Gear Up For What ‘Should Be A Hard-Fought’ AFC Championship Game

Many fans are excited to see Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning face each other once again -- and for what could be the last time. → Read More

DraftKings Implements Some Consumer Protections Proposed By Mass. AG

The Boston-based daily fantasy sports company DraftKings has started implementing changes in response to pending regulations from the Massachusetts attorney general. → Read More

Boston Startups Hope To Learn Scale, Longevity Lessons From GE

GE may not be the largest company, but for a company founded in 1889 to still be on top of the commercial world is a rare business accomplishment. → Read More

General Electric Leaves The Suburbs For The City, Reversing An Old Trend

Today's knowledge workers want bike racks and subway stops, not country clubs and parking garages. GE's move to Boston shows where the company thinks the future will be made. → Read More

Boston Tech Sector Feels Vindicated By GE Corporate HQ Move

In some ways, General Electric mirrors Massachusetts' transition from blue-collar manufacturing to the knowledge economy. → Read More

Mass. AG To Hold Hearing On Daily Fantasy Sports Plan

The hearing comes as the state gaming commission is arguing to regulate the industry even more. → Read More

Boston Globe Delivery Backpedaling Could Spell Return To Problematic Service

Globe CEO Mike Sheehan says the reason the paper switched distributors in the first place was because of customer complaints about service. → Read More

Boston Globe Looks To New Software, Signing Bonuses To Shore Up Delivery

The newspaper expects it could still take a while to iron out all the glitches caused by a switch to a new distributor. → Read More

In 2015, Boston’s Olympic Bid Was Born — And Died

WBUR's Curt Nickisch talks about one of the top stories of the year. → Read More

N.Y. Attorney General Wants DraftKings To Reimburse N.Y. Customers

New York's state attorney general is trying to ratchet up the pressure on the Boston-based daily fantasy sports website. → Read More

As Le Cordon Bleu Boston Closes, Not All Chefs Are Sour About It

The French culinary institute is closing its 16 cooking schools in the U.S., including its Cambridge campus. But some Boston-area chefs say this doesn't mean American culinary education is losing the crème de la crème. → Read More