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Alan DeClerck | Drew Kelly
August 3, 2017
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Guardians of Low Earth Orbit

A Stanford entrepreneur is helping the fast-growing commercial space industry navigate a zero-gravity obstacle course.
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Senegalese model Sachakara Dieng applies make-up in a bathroom mirror. | Reuters/Finbarr O'Reilly
May 26, 2017
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Is One of These the Next Big Thing?

Stanford GSB students pitch their startup ideas to VCs, angels, and alumni.

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April 18, 2017
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Stacy Brown-Philpot: Hire Leaders, Leave to Take Risks

The TaskRabbit CEO is used to being the first — and blazing a path for those who will follow.

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 A reveller dressed as a unicorn. |  Reuters/Kieran Doherty
May 8, 2017
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Silicon Valley’s Unicorns Are Overvalued

New research examines fair market value of startups worth over $1 billion and finds huge discrepancies in their purported worth.

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