Stanford University: Nailing the Hard Things by Ben Horowitz with Tom Byers

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Entrepreneur and venture capitalist Ben Horowitz shares which entrepreneurial skills truly matter, and why learning to manage well may be the most critical skill of all. Horowitz, a founding partner of Andreessen Horowitz, discusses the value of learning inside a large company, some of the exciting technology frontiers…

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Stanford University: Consumers and Brands in the Digital Age by Tina Wells

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Tina Wells, founder and CEO of Buzz Marketing Group, answers questions on trend-spotting, ethics in marketing and new approaches to audience engagement. Wells also tells the story of her journey from school-age entrepreneur to leading a firm that helps companies create ways for consumers to express their true…

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Stanford University: Seeking the Full Potential of Education by Jennifer Carolan with Steve Blank

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Jennifer Carolan, managing director of the NewSchools Seed Fund, talks about the opportunities for technology companies interested in contributing to the changing landscape of education. In conversation with Stanford Engineering Consulting Associate Professor Steve Blank, Carolan discusses common mistakes of ed-tech founders and the need for engineers and…

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Stanford University: Life is Too Short for Bad Software by Lewis Cirne

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Lew Cirne, founder and CEO of New Relic, discusses his experiences as a serial entrepreneur, in conversation with Stanford Engineering Professor Tom Byers. Cirne talks about finding one’s strengths as a leader, the challenge of discovering a company’s second act, and why the best engineers must possess real…

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Stanford University: Tackle Projects Others Don’t Want by Matt Rogers

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Nest Co-Founder Matt Rogers explains why careers can be made on taking on the challenges and projects unloved by others. Rogers discusses what he learned working at Apple on the original iPod and iPhone, the importance of not chasing the money when raising capital, and how he and…

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Stanford University: From Inspiration to Implementation by Tina Seelig

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Tina Seelig, professor of the practice in Stanford’s School of Engineering, describes how imagination leads to entrepreneurship, charting the course from rough ideas to polished ventures. Introducing a new framework called the “Inventure Cycle,” Seelig captures the attitudes and actions necessary to foster innovation and bring breakthrough ideas…

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Stanford University: The Power of Not Knowing by Liz Wiseman

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Author and leadership educator Liz Wiseman shares why cultivating a “rookie mindset” is an advantage in a rapidly changing world. Wiseman presents insights from her books, “Rookie Smarts” and “Multipliers,” including frameworks and techniques for how entrepreneurs, leaders and employees can embrace a life of constant learning and…

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Stanford University: Optimal Traits and Sustainable Advantages by Kevin Hartz and Julia Hartz

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Kevin and Julia Hartz discuss what it really takes to be a thriving startup organism in challenging ecosystems. As well as sharing insights from the early founding days of Eventbrite, the husband and wife co-founders explain the importance of continual focus on cultivating talent, maintaining sustainable advantages, and…

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Stanford University: Creativity Unleashes Value for the World by Chinedu Echeruo

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Serial entrepreneur and investor Chinedu Echeruo shares lessons from starting multiple companies, including HopStop, which was acquired by Apple in 2013. Echeruo discusses the beneficial attributes of founders, learning from his missteps, and why he sees creativity as a tool for unleashing value for the world.

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Stanford University: Blue is Where You Should Be by Mike Rothenberg

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Mike Rothenberg, founder and CEO of Rothenberg Ventures, describes the entrepreneurial approach he took in starting his firm and how failures along the way were actually opportunities to reset. He also explains the business concept of red versus blue ocean, where the latter represents an uncharted market that…

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