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October 24, 2014
Stanford BusinessIn a new multimedia presentation, join three business school professors as they hit the road to learn about small business in the American West.

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September 30, 2014
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Kathryn Shaw: Entrepreneurship Requires Practice, Practice, Practice

A scholar finds that repeat entrepreneurs are more likely to succeed.

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A message says "Move Fast and Break Things" in a Facebook HQ stairwell
September 12, 2014
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Jesper Sørensen: Why Do Entrepreneurs Take the Leap?

If sudden wealth is not the likely outcome of starting a company, what motivates someone to take the risk?

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October 27, 2014
Stanford GSB on TumblrStanford GSB alumni discuss the key traits people need to launch a business.

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Google cofounder Sergey Brin
October 2, 2014
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William Barnett: When Being a Nonconformist Entrepreneur Pays Off

A study finds that bucking the trend can lead to entrepreneurial success.
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Jeff Barnett: "Take a Chance and See What Happens"

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A cosmetics company CEO faces a tough choice as her team members disagree.
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June 23, 2014
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Marc Andreessen: “We Are Biased Toward People Who Never Give Up.”

The venture capitalist discusses Silicon Valley’s changing tech landscape and why failure is overrated.
June 10, 2014
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Lessons From the Roadside

In an excerpt from their new book, three economists share what they learned about small businesses in America.
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Researchers: How Do You Find the Best Private Equity Funds?

Research finds there are differences in skill among fund managers, but identifying the top funds is no easy task for investors.
May 12, 2014
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Craig Hanson: Great Entrepreneurs “Simply See Things Differently.”

The cofounder of a San Francisco VC firm discusses the value of listening, inspiration, and the key attribute of an entrepreneur.
May 8, 2014
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Ryan Caldbeck: "What Matters Is Integrity."

The cofounder of CircleUp discusses great advice, difficult lessons, and why he became an entrepreneur.
May 1, 2014
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Evan Reas: "Do The Most Impactful Thing Every Single Day."

The cofounder of mobile social app Circle discussed the high-impact life, and the value of strong mentors.