Entrepreneurship

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A man checks his mobile phone as a woman riding a bike passes next to a big Brazilian flag in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Credit: Reuters/Nacho Doce
October 22, 2019
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How Stanford GSB Alums Created One of the Most Valuable Startups in Latin America

São Paulo-based Nubank, valued at $10 billion, is disrupting the region’s banking sector.
Insights Series

In this five-part series, Stanford Business explores the latest findings from a survey of more than 5,000 U.S. Latino business owners and asks four to share their stories firsthand.

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January 15, 2020
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Maker: Rickshaw Bagworks — Fresh Bags Made Daily

“I’m not driven to be the king of the bag industry,” Mark Dwight says. “I love being hands-on, and I love everything about this business. I’m in the factory every day.”
January 10, 2020
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Hard Lesson: When Co-Investors Disagree

A legendary hotelier looks back at one of his biggest failures — and what he learned from it.
January 9, 2020
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When Private-Sector Firms Create a Culture of Health

Investments in employees, consumers, communities, and the environment vary widely. A new study reveals this range and the hurdles to measuring success.
December 17, 2019
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When Starting Companies, Experience Matters

New research shows that serial entrepreneurs’ companies outpace their novice counterparts in sales and productivity.
December 9, 2019
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9 Top Videos of 2019

Hear career advice from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella or learn how to build your startup team.
November 18, 2019
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Mercado Libre Founders: It Takes Patience and Resilience

The former classmates discuss launching Latin America’s top online marketplace when no one believed it would work.
October 22, 2019
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How Stanford GSB Alums Created One of the Most Valuable Startups in Latin America

São Paulo-based Nubank, valued at $10 billion, is disrupting the region’s banking sector.
October 18, 2019
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Turning the Pharmaceutical Model Upside-Down

How a nonprofit gave birth to a company that aims to disrupt Big Pharma.
October 18, 2019
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With Grace

In his quest to cure his daughter’s ultra-rare disease, Matt Wilsey might also be changing the way drugs are made.
September 20, 2019
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Arnulfo Ventura: What Matters Most?

For the CEO of Beanfields, it’s the people.