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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A World of Changemakers

Description of Stanford Entrepreneurship Video: Ashoka Founder Bill Drayton shares new ideas on how the world can transition to a place where everyone is a contributing change-maker. Drayton also sits down in conversation with Stanford Professor Tina Seelig to discuss critical skills for changemakers, the possibilities for collaborative entrepreneurship, and the importance of giving yourself…

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Thirsting for a Life of Service

Description of Stanford Entrepreneurship Video: Scott Harrison, founder and CEO of charity: water, shares his entrepreneurial path from a life of pure self-interest to one driven by a desire to bring clean water to millions. In this compelling talk, Harrison shares his interest and approach in re-inventing the charity sector, along with the powerful stories…

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Opportunities Abound in the Big Data Space

Description of Stanford Entrepreneurship Video: Cloudera Co-Founder Mike Olson shares his insights on the present landscape and possible future of big data and the data management industry. In conversation with Ping Li of Accel Partners, Olson also discusses the advantages of building a business on top of open source technologies and the many surprising benefits…

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The Gospel of a Lean VC

Description of Stanford Entrepreneurship Video: 500 Startups Founding Partner Dave McClure delivers a passionate examination of the startup financing landscape. Arguing it’s the best of times for Internet entrepreneurship, McClure advocates making lots of small bets and reveling in the transformational approach of “The Lean VC.”

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Shaping the Future of Data

Description of Stanford Entrepreneurship Video: Ayasdi Co-Founders Gunnar Carlsson and Gurjeet Singh discuss building a company based on technology developed inside a university, in conversation with Floodgate Partner Ann Miura-Ko. With deep insights on data visualization, Carlsson and Singh talk about developing technologies and the process for evaluating high-impact applications.

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Scaling Up Excellence

Description of Stanford Entrepreneurship Video: Stanford Professor Bob Sutton shares principles and colorful examples from his most recent book, Scaling Up Excellence, co-authored by Huggy Rao. Touching on concepts around emotion, complexity, and connecting people, Sutton explains why scaling is about spreading and sustaining a mindset, not just a footprint.

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