Kleiner Perkins’ Chi-Hua Chien discusses Facebook, the future of mobile, and the one-and-only reason to start a new company.
YouTube tutor Salman Khan tells how his commitment to help a cousin with a difficult math lesson led not just to a successful, free, online tutoring service but to an organization whose educational mission attracts highly-productive workers without exorbitant pay packages.
After leaving an internet company he cofounded here, Eric Baker took the business concept to other countries.
The African Leadership Academy, co-founded by Chris Bradford (MBA '06, Siebel Scholar '05) and Fred Swaniker (MBA '04), has been honored with the inaugural Siebel Scholars Impact Award which carries a $250,000 grant from the Siebel Scholars Foundation. The ALA identifies 100 of Africa's most promising young leaders each year and prepares them for higher education at preeminent universities, and...
Entrepreneur Perry Klebahn tells why building a good market is as essential as building a good product.
Social enterprises hold potential to "effect the kinds of changes our society needs right now," social entrepreneur Rupert Scofield told a Stanford student audience.
Ignore self-appointed experts bearing bad news, particularly those who say it can't be done or it won't work. This was one of many lessons learned from late Apple founder Steve Jobs, says venture capitalist Guy Kawasaki who addressed a Stanford Graduate School of Business audience.
By capitalizing on its educated labor pool, proximity to Israel, and technical strength, information technology has become the fastest-growing part of the Palestinian economy, speakers told a daylong conference cosponsored by the MBA student Middle East and North Africa Club.
Building a fair-trade manufacturing business in Liberia is helping entrepreneur Chid Liberty realize a goal. "You can make money and do good at the same time," he told a Stanford University audience.
Stanford MBA student Matt Ivester lays out the dangers of bad online behavior and offers a prescription to college students who want to enter the adult world with their reputations intact in his book lol . . . OMG!.