Entrepreneurship

Gina Bianchini (MBA '00)
August 25, 2014
The founder of Mightybell discusses fear, intuition, and War and Peace.
August 15, 2014
A hedge fund entrepreneur and professional singer shares lessons he's learned from his dual careers.
Portraits of Mark Zuckerberg hanging on a wall.
August 7, 2014
The founder of Garage Technology Ventures says grabbing the attention of investors requires crafting a succinct and compelling story.
Illustration of a tree with roots.
August 6, 2014
A cosmetics company CEO faces a tough choice as her team members disagree.
Kenneth “Hap” Klopp
July 30, 2014
The former head of the North Face discusses brands, teams, and a key insight from Buckminster Fuller.
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.
Gina Bianchini (MBA '00)
August 25, 2014
The founder of Mightybell discusses fear, intuition, and War and Peace.
August 15, 2014
A hedge fund entrepreneur and professional singer shares lessons he's learned from his dual careers.
Portraits of Mark Zuckerberg hanging on a wall.
August 7, 2014
The founder of Garage Technology Ventures says grabbing the attention of investors requires crafting a succinct and compelling story.
Illustration of a tree with roots.
August 6, 2014
A cosmetics company CEO faces a tough choice as her team members disagree.
Kenneth “Hap” Klopp
July 30, 2014
The former head of the North Face discusses brands, teams, and a key insight from Buckminster Fuller.
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.
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
Young companies that adopt structured systems to run their operations in their early years grow three times faster than competitors and have a lower rate of CEO turnover, according to an award-winning research paper.