Entrepreneurship

Women waving scarves in Hong Kong
July 15, 2014
New research says start-up activity declined after the handover, compared to what it should have been had things remained the same.
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June 24, 2014
Stanford GSB alumni entrepreneurs share their top reading recommendations.
Marc Andreessen
June 23, 2014
The venture capitalist discusses Silicon Valley's changing tech landscape and why failure is overrated.
Roadside MBA book cover
June 10, 2014
In an excerpt from their new book, three economists share what they learned about small businesses in America.
Stacks of hundred dollar bills
June 6, 2014
Research finds there are differences in skill among fund managers, but identifying the top funds is no easy task for investors.
A meeting in Stanford GSB's Colab
June 4, 2014
Joint degree expands multidisciplinary education.
Craft beer
June 3, 2014
Researchers find that when consumers assess products, they really want the real thing.
Craig Hanson
May 12, 2014
The cofounder of a San Francisco VC firm discusses the value of listening, inspiration, and the key attribute of an entrepreneur.
Ryan Caldbeck
May 8, 2014
The cofounder of CircleUp discusses great advice, difficult lessons, and why he became an entrepreneur.
Evan Reas
May 1, 2014
The cofounder of mobile social app Circle discussed the high-impact life, and the value of strong mentors.
Marc Andreessen
June 23, 2014
The venture capitalist discusses Silicon Valley's changing tech landscape and why failure is overrated.
Roadside MBA book cover
June 10, 2014
In an excerpt from their new book, three economists share what they learned about small businesses in America.
A meeting in Stanford GSB's Colab
June 4, 2014
Joint degree expands multidisciplinary education.
Craig Hanson
May 12, 2014
The cofounder of a San Francisco VC firm discusses the value of listening, inspiration, and the key attribute of an entrepreneur.
Ryan Caldbeck
May 8, 2014
The cofounder of CircleUp discusses great advice, difficult lessons, and why he became an entrepreneur.
Evan Reas
May 1, 2014
The cofounder of mobile social app Circle discussed the high-impact life, and the value of strong mentors.
Paris, France skyline
April 24, 2014
Applications accepted until June 10, 2014, for Stanford Ignite–Polytechnique Program in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Catalina Girald
April 17, 2014
The founder of lingerie company Naja discusses startup life, following her instincts, and the Art of War.
Brian Spaly
April 11, 2014
The founder of Trunk Club discusses shopping for men, on-the-job challenges, and his greatest achievement.
Caroline Hu Flexer
March 27, 2014
The cofounder of an educational games company discusses great advice, tough lessons, and why doing right by kids is key to her business.
Women waving scarves in Hong Kong
July 15, 2014
New research says start-up activity declined after the handover, compared to what it should have been had things remained the same.
Stacks of hundred dollar bills
June 6, 2014
Research finds there are differences in skill among fund managers, but identifying the top funds is no easy task for investors.
Craft beer
June 3, 2014
Researchers find that when consumers assess products, they really want the real thing.
Illustration of a plant and roots representing Renfrew's startup
March 21, 2014
A case explores the challenges Gregg Renfrew faced in launching her non-toxic cosmetics business — and asks you what to do next.
Professors Hayagreeva Rao and Robert Sutton
January 7, 2014
Two Stanford professors discuss their new book, Scaling Up Excellence, which reveals how the best leaders and teams develop, spread, and instill the right growth mindset in their organization.
Stanford Ignite Entrepreneurs
December 9, 2013
A finance professor gives seven basic insights to better understand angel investors.
A Segway
October 1, 2013
A game-changing idea can win or lose depending on how quickly the consumer “gets” it.
Airline customers waiting at the airport
September 28, 2012
Hayagreeva Rao explains why innovation is about more than just new technology.
Harikesh S. Nair
November 1, 2011
To increase revenue, social networking sites need to give their most active users reason to post more information and make more friends, according to Harikesh Nair of the Graduate School of Business and his co-researchers.
June 1, 2011
Policy makers need to understand how early-stage companies in their own area work, rather than try to create another Silicon Valley, says Stanford management professor George Foster. He is coauthor of a new report published by the World Economic Forum.