Entrepreneurship

Insights

A person holds tall stack of books in a library. Credit: Allison Felt
July 2, 2019
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What to Read This Summer

Escape the heat with books recommended by Stanford business professors.
Insights Series

In this five-part series, Stanford Business explores the latest findings from a survey of more than 5,000 U.S. Latino business owners and asks four to share their stories firsthand.

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Latest Stories in Entrepreneurship

July 11, 2019
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Do VCs Really Favor White Male Founders?

A field experiment used fake emails to measure gender and racial bias among startup investors.
July 2, 2019
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What to Read This Summer

Escape the heat with books recommended by Stanford business professors.
June 24, 2019
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How Innovation Drives Economic Growth

Three Stanford scholars explore how we measure innovation, how innovation drives productivity, and how productivity affects inequality.
April 12, 2019
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Getting Banks to Latch onto Blockchain

A Ukrainian native challenges the financial industry to lose its fear of decentralized transactions.
March 1, 2019
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Bringing Bankless Banking to East Africa

Tanzania’s Benjamin Fernandes took his Stanford MBA and went home.
January 25, 2019
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A Different Kind of Funding Bias

Latino-owned businesses struggle with discrimination when it comes to securing financing. A Stanford GSB initiative is trying to help.
January 25, 2019
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Un Tipo de Prejuicio Diferente en el Financiamiento

Las empresas de latinos enfrentan discriminación cuando se trata de obtener financiamiento. Una iniciativa de Stanford GSB está tratando de ayudar.
January 25, 2019
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“Discrimination Is Easy for Lenders to Hide”

Dee Ann Espinoza used credit cards, personal funds, and other alternative funding to build her 30-person environmental consulting business.
January 25, 2019
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“Estamos Estancados en Medio del Río Debido a la Financiación”

Mario Jauregui de Spindle Cooling and Warehousing ha tenido que juntar fondos para su compañía de logística internacional.
January 25, 2019
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“I See Others Who Scale and Wonder What They’re Doing Differently”

In the 18 years Maria Ureña has run King Automotive Services, all company financing has been personal.