Create More Value Than You Capture

Description of Stanford Entrepreneurship Video: Sharing inspirations from both innovative companies and works of art, entrepreneur and technology sage Tim O’Reilly weaves together a series of thoughtful lessons for startups. From rethinking workflows and experiences to the valuable role of idealism in business, O’Reilly makes the case for entrepreneurs to work on the hard problems…

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What You Learn by Doing

Description of Stanford Entrepreneurship Video: Pulse Co-Founders Akshay Kothari and Ankit Gupta were curious Stanford graduate students always interested in taking on side projects to learn something new. In this light-hearted and insightful lecture, Kothari and Gupta discuss their experiences integrating what they learned into developing an elegant product, which eventually led to their startup’s…

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Own Your Own Success

Description of Stanford Entrepreneurship Video: Kate Mitchell, managing director of Scale Venture Partners, demonstrates why an optimistic, but realistic mindset is a central key for successful entrepreneurs. Mitchell also challenges entrepreneurs to play an active role in civic life by actively telling their stories to affect policy at the national and international level.

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Leading Big Visions From the Heart

Description of Stanford Entrepreneurship Video: Asana Co-Founder Justin Rosenstein shares the philosophy and experiences that drive him to create positive impact on the world. Rosenstein also unpacks the values Asana focuses on in creating a thriving culture and offers ways for leaders and individuals to effectively manage their personal psychology.

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From Lockup to Startup

Description of Stanford Entrepreneurship Video: Imagine trying to bring entrepreneurship education to one of the most challenging environments in the world: San Quentin State Prison in California. In this powerful talk and interview, The Last Mile Co-Founders Chris Redlitz and Beverly Parenti, along with program graduate Heracio Harts, discuss the benefits of commitment and entrepreneurial…

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Pursuing Opportunities and Pivoting to Growth

Description of Harvard Business School Video: Marla Malcolm Beck (MBA 1998), CEO and Cofounder, Bluemercury, Inc. Janet Kraus, MBA Class of 1954 Senior Lecturer of Business Administration Thai Lee (MBA 1985), President and CEO, SHI International Corporation Sheila Lirio Marcelo (MBA 1998), Founder and CEO, Care.com It’s tough to build successful and sustainable businesses when…

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The Mideast’s New Resource: Entrepreneurs

Description of Milken Institute Video: The Mideast’s New Resource: Entrepreneurs Christopher Schroeder, author of “Startup Rising” Moderated by Jonathan Spalter, chairman of Mobile Future November 11, 2013 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Santa Monica Amid the chaotic politics and widespread privation in the Arab world, a passionate cohort of entrepreneurs is striving to bring jobs, diversified economies…

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There is Always a Way Forward

Description of Stanford Entrepreneurship Video: Serial entrepreneur Dr. Matthew Rabinowitz discusses how letting go of ego can empower entrepreneurs to solve problems that change the quality of life. As the founder of molecular diagnostics company Natera, Rabinowitz also shares unique financing insights, the value of being irreverent, and ways to manage your entrepreneurial destiny for…

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You Have to Break the Egg

Description of Stanford Entrepreneurship Video: Cyriac Roeding, co-founder and CEO of mobile app company Shopkick, shares personal stories and insights on dealing with the essential questions facing entrepreneurs. He also provides unique perspectives on the nature of mobile interaction, and offers essential tips for building truly awesome teams.

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Revel in the Adventure of New Ideas

Description of Stanford Entrepreneurship Video: Steve Teig, president and CTO of Tabula, believes entrepreneurs get the most from life by committing fully to “making work you love.” In this expansive talk, Teig shares how to turn fear into a superpower, and weaves together insights from his career to explain the importance of always striving and…

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