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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Stanford University: Figure Out What’s Important by Kathryn Gould

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Kathryn Gould, one of the first women venture capitalists in Silicon Valley, shares what she’s learned after many years of picking successful startups and forging her own career path. In conversation with tech-industry author and journalist Mike Malone, the co-founder of Foundation Capital tells entrepreneurs to identify a…

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Stanford University: Making Complicated Things Simple by Alon Cohen

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Alon Cohen, co-founder and president of Houzz, a leading platform for home remodeling and design, shares insights on being an immigrant entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, and how the drive to work hard and persevere are more essential than mere talent. Cohen explains that success rests on building products…

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Stanford University: Growing a Creative Company by Jeanne Gang

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Visionary architect and MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang discusses how the process of co-creation with clients and diverse teams leads to uniquely designed works that achieve aesthetic beauty and, at the same time, make bold statements. Founder and principal of Studio Gang Architects, Gang describes growing her firm without…

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Stanford University: Find Your Niche, Help the World by Shah Selbe

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: National Geographic Explorer Shah Selbe describes how much Earth needs technologists with an entrepreneurial spirit to address global challenges and conserve the planet’s resources. A spacecraft-propulsion engineer by training, Selbe shares profound experiences from expeditions in the wild and calls on the next wave of innovators to find…

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Stanford University: Make Government Work Better for All by Jennifer Pahlka

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Jennifer Pahlka, founder and executive director of Code for America, explains how governments, from the federal level to the local, need individuals with the skills to harness technology and design principles to make the everyday user’s experience simpler and more elegant. Formerly the U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer…

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