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
Design-Driven EntrepreneurshipLearning Outcomes At the end of the entire course, this is what I’m hoping you will all have to take back with you: • The first, is a set of tools for applying business design to challenges you face in Africa, either for your new business or fo...
Women EmpowermentWomen's empowerment has become a significant topic of discussion in development and economics. It can also point to approaches regarding other trivialized genders in a particular political or social context. Women's economic empowerment refers to th...
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