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Farmers work in their vegetable field. | Reuters/Chaiwat Subprasom
May 8, 2018
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The Future of Food

These seven technologies are making farms smarter.
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Nate Mazonson | Photo by Drew Kelly
May 8, 2018
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Plenty: Towers of Kale Growing Outside Your City

This vertical farming startup plans to reimagine farming.

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Sky Kurtz and fellow founders of Pure Harvest | Photo by Siddharth Siva
May 8, 2018
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Pure Harvest: A Smarter Greenhouse Brings Fresh Produce to the Desert

Fifty miles outside of Abu Dhabi, startup Pure Harvest plans to grow fresh fruits and vegetables in an inhospitable climate.

Latest Stories in Entrepreneurship

February 2, 2018
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The Rebel Behind Africa’s Telecom Revolution

How Strive Masiyiwa used street theater (and lawyers) to dominate a mobile marketplace.
December 12, 2017
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Chamath Palihapitiya: Why Failing Fast Fails

The Social Capital CEO explains where Silicon Valley gets it wrong.
November 22, 2017
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How Great Entrepreneurs See What Others Don’t

Turn life’s glitches into business opportunities.
November 15, 2017
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“Why Is She Telling Us to Eat Grass?”

The challenge of running a health food company in a country where being overweight is a sign of success.
November 6, 2017
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The Importance of Embracing Uncertainty

Former engineer George Kurian stopped looking for black-and-white answers when he took the helm at NetApp.
October 31, 2017
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What Successful Entrepreneurs Know

Founders at companies like Tesla, Paypal, and Airbnb all have traits in common. Learn what six skills they share.
October 23, 2017
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Don’t Toss That Lettuce — Share It

A free food-sharing app aims to go global with a hyperlocal focus.
October 20, 2017
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B-School Disrupt: Eight Startups Pitch Their Innovations

Entrepreneurs from Stanford GSB, Haas, Babson, and others show how they plan to overhaul the health care, renewables, and housing industries.
October 2, 2017
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Paving the Way to Healthy Homes

How a singular focus on one basic thing — floors — is transforming lives in Africa.
September 25, 2017
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Big Ideas Are Getting Harder to Find

Stanford economists show productivity has not matched increases in research and development.