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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

Kathryn Shaw: Entrepreneurship Requires Practice, Practice, Practice

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


A message says "Move Fast and Break Things" in a Facebook HQ stairwell
September 12, 2014

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.


Google cofounder Sergey Brin
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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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