Stanford University: The Road to IPO by Geoff Donaker

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Yelp COO Geoff Donaker steps through the big questions and challenges faced in taking a company public. Donaker discusses working with bankers, developing a road show for investors, and many of the issues of pricing and timing faced by Yelp in the run up to their public offering…

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Stanford University: Do Something You Love by Leah Busque

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: TaskRabbit Founder and CEO Leah Busque tells how a need for dog food on a snowy night in Boston turned into a rapidly growing venture connecting people in neighborhoods around the country. Busque also explains the value of sharing your idea freely and the importance of cultivating an…

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Stanford University: Adventures in Entrepreneurship by Heidi Roizen

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Heidi Roizen, operating partner at Draper Fisher Jurvetson, shares personal and professional truths learned from her career as an entrepreneur, investor, and educator. Among other topics, Roizen examines the need for resiliency, the importance of valuing relationships over transactions, and why ethics should never be compromised.

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Stanford University: Simple Rules for a Complex World by Kathleen Eisenhardt

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Kathleen Eisenhardt, a professor of management science and engineering at Stanford, explains the advantages of developing simple rules for business and life, sharing examples from industries ranging from startups to sports and entertainment. Eisenhardt, who teaches in Stanford’s School of Engineering, co-wrote the 2015 book “Simple Rules: How…

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Stanford University: Non-Linear Path to Leadership by Kyle Forster

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Kyle Forster, co-founder of Big Switch Networks, discusses pivotal moments from his career in Silicon Valley when expertise in early stage technologies propelled him into leadership roles. Forster also shares insights from several of his favorite books and the powerful lessons all aspiring entrepreneurs should heed.

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Stanford University: Impact Will Keep You Motivated by Ron Gutman

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Ron Gutman, founder and CEO of digital-health startup HealthTap, dares entrepreneurs to enjoy, not just endure, the journey by doing something that matters deeply to many people. A serial entrepreneur, inventor and big believer in the power of positivity, Gutman also describes how the heart of success is…

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Stanford University: Experience is Your Reward by Sean George

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Sean George, president and chief operating officer of genetics-information company Invitae, explains how the rewards of entrepreneurship come from facing the major challenges along the way. In this insightful talk, the serial entrepreneur also underscores the necessity of a team’s focus on mission to see a venture through…

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Stanford University: Injecting Innovation into Intractable Systems by Laurene Powell Jobs with Tom Byers

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Laurene Powell Jobs, in conversation with Stanford Engineering Professor Tom Byers, shares her path to entrepreneurship and her strong commitment to addressing massive challenges in education and immigration reform through College Track and Emerson Collective, organizations she founded to spark systemic change and improve lives at the individual…

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Stanford University: The Startup Journey, A Marathon Not a Sprint by Joshua Reeves

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Joshua Reeves, co-founder and CEO of ZenPayroll, explains how building truly impactful products takes time, and how crucial it is to set aside time throughout one’s journey for introspection. Reeves also discusses finding meaning by seeing the people in processes and modeling your future by identifying people you…

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Stanford University: Putting Startup Success in Perspective by John Collison

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: John Collison, co-founder and president of the online payment system Stripe, explains how even the most celebrated startups repeatedly encountered uncertainty and failures along the way. In conversation with Stanford Professor of the Practice Tina Seelig, Collison shares his thoughts on how a venture’s path can evolve after…

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