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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Stanford University: Entrepreneurship Takes Flight by William Marshall

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Founder and CEO William Marshall takes us inside how Planet Labs seeks to benefit humanity by leveraging continuous imaging to understand the challenges facing the planet. Marshall discusses founding ventures with purpose, the opportunities possible from open access to data, and the novel technologies that bring their “dove”…

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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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