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" satellites to life in space. Click link to see video http://ecorner.stanford.edu/videos/3538/Entrepreneurship-Takes-Flight-Entire-Talk;jsessionid=F33DF11CFD9CDAB6185EF014E3CDE207Read More
Rebecca Lynn, partner and founder at Canvas Ventures, shares her unlikely journey from the humble farming town of her childhood to the hotbed of technology innovation, fueled by engineering talent, entrepreneurial drive and solid guidance from mentors. Lynn describes her strategy for investing and observations about the world of venture capital. Click link to see video http://ecorner.stanford.edu/videos/3600/Creating-Your-Own-Canvas-Entire-TalkRead More
Serial entrepreneur and investor Chinedu Echeruo shares lessons from starting multiple companies, including hop stop, 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. Click link to see video http://ecorner.stanford.edu/videos/3533/Creativity-Unleashes-Value-for-the-World-Entire-TalkRead More
Urban governance in fragile citiesUrban governance in fragile cities Robert Muggah July 2016 The planet is urbanising at a rapid pace. There is no agreed definition of what constitutes a city, however the world´s new geography includes dozens of super cities (population of 40 m...
Globalization and Public Sector Reforms in a Developing CountryEmerging countries are booming in spite of the financial crisis. These trends have been noted by comparisons with OECD countries: Emerging markets are booming. Growth in the emerging world has been several percentage points faster than global grow...
Innovation to Impact in the Public SectorPublic sector organisations have always looked for new ways to fulfill their public mission. The New Deal in the United States, the rebuilding of Europe after the Second World War, the development of the welfare state, experiments in New Public Man...