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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.
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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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.
January 25, 2019
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“La Discriminación es Fácil de Ocultar Para los Prestamistas”

Dee Ann Espinoza utilizó tarjetas de crédito, fondos personales y otros fondos alternativos para crecer su negocio de consultoría ambiental de 30 personas.
January 25, 2019
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“Los VCs Tienen Nociones Preconcebidas Sobre Cómo Te Ves o Cómo Te Vistes”

El fundador de la empresa start up, Tony Aguilar, aprendió a detectar y combatir el prejuicio natural para recaudar dinero para su aplicación móvil.
January 25, 2019
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“VCs Have Preconceived Notions Regarding How You Look or Dress”

Start-up founder Tony Aguilar learned to spot and combat natural bias to raise money for his mobile app.
January 25, 2019
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“Veo a Otros Que Escalan y Me Pregunto Qué Están Haciendo Diferente”

En los 18 años que Maria Ureña ha dirigido King Automotive Services, el financiamiento de la empresas ha sido completamente personal.
January 25, 2019
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“We’re Stuck in the Middle of the River Because of Financing”

Mario Jauregui of Spindle Cooling and Warehousing has had to piece together funding for his international logistics company.
January 24, 2019
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Diane von Furstenberg: Find Your Door, and Push Through It

The founder of the quintessential wrap dress talks about losing everything and building herself back up.
January 8, 2019
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Rethinking the Relationship between Age, Business Acumen, and Entrepreneurship

New data shows the sweet spot for entrepreneurial success, and why young people need to rise up the ranks more quickly.