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A Nigerian woman sits in a tailoring shop. Credit: Reuters/Akintunde Akinley
November 6, 2018
Written

Helping Entrepreneurs Grow Small Businesses in Emerging Markets

While most business research in the developing world focuses on finance, a Stanford professor is testing a different set of interventions: marketing.

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A woman prepares an injection for a meningitis vaccination in East Darfur. Credit: Reuters/United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur/Albert Gonzalez Farran
October 10, 2018
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Reshaping Markets to Solve Poverty and Inequality

Academics, investors, and nonprofit leaders on how to find innovative solutions for the world’s starkest problems.

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Sketch of possible future car. Credit:  Tricia Seibold (with iStock/maxiphoto)
August 9, 2018
Written

Car 3.0? A Robot With Wheels

Nio U.S. CEO explains that cars of the future will be built on software.
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Latest Stories on Innovation

November 30, 2018
Audio

Jeffrey Katzenberg: Be Original, Be Unique, Be Risky

On this podcast episode, the former CEO of Dreamworks talks about his biggest successes, most epic failures, and bouncing back after being fired by Disney.
November 15, 2018
Written

How to Design a Successful Crowdsourcing Contest

Providing regular updates to competitors during innovation contests yields better solutions faster.
November 6, 2018
Written

Helping Entrepreneurs Grow Small Businesses in Emerging Markets

While most business research in the developing world focuses on finance, a Stanford professor is testing a different set of interventions: marketing.
October 10, 2018
Written

Reshaping Markets to Solve Poverty and Inequality

Academics, investors, and nonprofit leaders on how to find innovative solutions for the world’s starkest problems.
August 9, 2018
Written

Car 3.0? A Robot With Wheels

Nio U.S. CEO explains that cars of the future will be built on software.
June 26, 2018
Written

Giving Credit to the Underserved

Marla Blow knew her nascent credit card company would face an uphill climb. She did it anyway.
May 23, 2018
Written

Susan Athey: Why Business Leaders Shouldn’t Have Blind Faith in AI

Telling cats from dogs is easy. It’s the what-ifs that get problematic.
May 18, 2018
Written

Can Blockchain Be Used for Public Good?

A new Stanford study looks beyond the hype to examine how decentralized transactions can solve social ills.
May 8, 2018
Written

PastureMap: Creating a More Sustainable Steak

This app helps ranchers manage their land while improving the environment.
May 8, 2018
Written

Plenty: Towers of Kale Growing Outside Your City

This vertical farming startup plans to reimagine farming.