Joel Brinkley, the longtime New York Times reporter and editor who taught journalism at Stanford from 2006 to 2013, passed away from pneumonia on Tuesday at Sibley Hospital in Washington, D.C. He was 61.
Contrary to other areas of entrepreneurship, having first-mover advantage is not actually that important. Gosselin explained that a company with more capital and experience with the distribution channels could easily replicate a promising startup product before the new company even has a chance to become successful. Instead, all three panelists emphasized the importance of developing a unique and genuine brand.
The phrase “Silicon Valley” conjures up images of Facebook and Google and technology startups. But within the culture of programmers and bankers and venture capitalists lies a less publicized group: food entrepreneurs.
Stanford Biostores, which has been supplying reagents and general lab supplies to the research community on campus for the last 50 years, will be officially shutting down on March 31.
Coursera recently blocked access to users in Cuba, Iran and Sudan in order to comply with federal export regulations prohibiting massive open online course (MOOC) providers from operating in sanctioned countries.
A federal judge recently ordered Stanford to permit two environmental groups to inspect the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, following the filing of lawsuits last year over the University’s operation of the Searsville Dam.
Scientists from Stanford, the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the Technical University of Denmark have identified a new catalyst that converts hydrogen and carbon dioxide to methanol at lower pressures and with fewer carbon monoxide byproducts.
Stanford’s National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter) recently selected 12 universities as the inaugural cohort of the center’s Pathways to Innovation program.