Entrepreneurship

Ulises1, an art satellite
Sergio Autrey spent a decade and a half in Mexico’s satellite business — leading satellite phone company Globalstar de Mexico since 1996, and then SATMEX, Mexico’s leading satellite service provider, from 1998 through 2006. He has witnessed both the highs and the lows of that risky, and often...
Entrepreneurs and innovators can often learn from the experience of others who have traveled a similar road. As part of its online Certificate Program in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Stanford will offer a free, interactive webinar conversation on September 18. Content will focus on the 21st...
Stanford Ignite students collaborating on a project
Stanford Graduate School of Business launched its first Europe-based Stanford Ignite program September 9 in partnership with École Polytechnique, one of Europe’s finest schools of engineering and science and one of the leading grandes écoles in France. The 9-week, part-time program in Paris will...
participants in Stanford Ignite
In a recent workshop at Stanford Graduate School of Business, groups of students clustered around tables littered with Post-It notes, pencils, iPhones, pieces of string, cuts of cardboard and the occasional screwdriver. As they tinkered, they talked. Do you like your bathroom? Is your toothbrush...
Pooja Sankar
Pooja Sankar is founder and CEO of Piazza, an online tool for students to get help from their classmates and teachers. Sankar studied engineering at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. As a shy young woman surrounded by mostly male classmates, she was too timid to ask for help...
After more than 20 years of advising and investing in entrepreneurs, Andy Rachleff reluctantly joined their ranks, co-founding Wealthfront Inc., an online financial advisory startup, in 2011. A 1984 Stanford Graduate School of Business alum, he had recently retired from the venture firm he co-...
Silicon Valley thinks of itself as the cutting edge of more than just technology; it considers itself a force for social change. But in an era when the United States has elected and re-elected an African American president, only 1 in 18 leaders of technology firms is black or Latino, says Laura...

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