Explore all of the stories from the Summer 2018 issue of Stanford Business magazine.
Fifty miles outside of Abu Dhabi, startup Pure Harvest plans to grow fresh fruits and vegetables in an inhospitable climate.
This vertical farming startup plans to reimagine farming.
The researchers who warned about abuses of Facebook data show how psychological profiling gets results.
The Stanford Venture Capital Initiative is quietly assembling a massive database from people who prefer to stay mum.
A new book shows the value of memorable defining moments on customer and employee experiences.
A former marketing executive loves his unlikely third act as a prison-education reformer.
New research shows that streaming music subscribers listen to a more diverse array of artists — and more music in general — on digital platforms.
Latinos are starting businesses at a higher rate than other ethnic groups, but scaling remains a challenge.
A new big data analysis spanning 200 years of patents shows that innovation bursts in the 1800s had greater social impact.
A new study questions the effectiveness of targeting “hubs” at the center of social networks.
Marla Blow knew her nascent credit card company would face an uphill climb. She did it anyway.
Stanford’s Rebecca Lester teams up with two graduate students to find out.
First-time workers do better when trainers focus on “unwritten skills,” such as how to talk to strangers.
How a Ghanaian entrepreneur stitched together a clothing company that employs and houses homeless women.
A new Stanford study looks beyond the hype to examine how decentralized transactions can solve social ills.
A Stanford study explores how communities recover — or fail to recover — from disasters.
Stanford GSB faculty suggest books and articles related to the theme.