Stanford University: Find Your Venture’s Emotional Core by Susan Koger

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Susan Koger, co-founder and chief creative officer of the online retailer ModCloth, shares lessons that transcend the fashion industry. Reflecting on her startup’s early years and challenges along the way, Koger explains how emotion not only connects customers to a brand, it connects a team to the work.

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Stanford University: Serendipity in Design and Entrepreneurship by Stewart Butterfield

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Stewart Butterfield, co-founder of Slack and Flickr, shares lessons from his entrepreneurial journey from philosophy student to creator of hugely popular platforms for sharing and communicating, and how they began as minor features embedded in online games that were otherwise flops. Butterfield speaks with Andrew Braccia of the…

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Stanford University: Elon Musk’s Vision for the Future

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: The iconic entrepreneur behind SpaceX, Tesla Motors and Paypal shares his predictions for artificial intelligence, renewable energy and space exploration, in conversation with DFJ General Partner Steve Jurvetson at Stanford on Oct. 7, 2015. University President John Hennessy introduces the future-focused discussion, which follows Musk’s journey from his…

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Stanford University: Forecasting the Future of Technology by Steve Jurvetson

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: A special panel of highly scientific minds discusses what the future holds for tech innovation, education and entrepreneurship. Panelists include Google’s “captain of moonshots,” Astro Teller, Stanford bioengineer Christina Smolke, an associate professor at the university’s medical school, and DFJ General Partner Steve Jurvetson. Persis Drell, dean of…

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Stanford University: Acquisitions, Lessons from All Sides by Jeff Seibert

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Jeff Seibert, senior director of product at Twitter, describes what went well and what didn’t during the acquisition of his earlier startups by big-name technology companies, stressing the importance of culture fit, maintaining your team’s trust throughout, and continued investment in growth after being acquired. Seibert also explains…

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Stanford University: Building Insights with Bricks and Mortar by James Beshara

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: James Beshara, CEO and co-founder of mobile-crowdfunding platform Tilt, breathes new life into tired cliches, explaining the insights and inspiration they hold for entrepreneurs. Beshara, who has pushed the crowdfunding envelope since 2007, shares his belief in the power of the collective and seeing beyond individual data points…

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Stanford University: The Science and Incentives Behind Solar by Lyndon Rive and Tim Draper

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Lyndon Rive, Co-Founder and CEO of SolarCity, and Tim Draper, founding parter of the venture capital firm DFJ, discuss the clean-energy company’s mission to save the planet while exploring the many aspects of its business, from the science of solar power to the need for better government incentives…

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Stanford University: Accounting for Intuit’s Success by Scott Cook

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Intuit Co-Founder Scott Cook describes how the financial software company went from struggling startup to runaway market leader by staying focused on the customer and iterating and embracing surprises along the way. In a free-form talk guided by audience questions, Cook shares advice on leadership, perseverance and professional…

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Stanford University: Creating Your Own Canvas by Rebecca Lynn

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Rebecca Lynn, partner and founder at Canvas Ventures, shares her unlikely journey from the humble farming town of her childhood to the hotbed of technology innovation, fueled by engineering talent, entrepreneurial drive and solid guidance from mentors. Lynn describes her strategy for investing and observations about the world…

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