One year after Student Activities and Leadership (SAL) began rigorously enforcing its policy of open membership in student groups, the benefits of increased student membership have for some organizations come at the cost of financial strain and new administrative challenges.
Conceptualized last winter, CNECT is a new online platform for student entrepreneurs to share ideas, present opinions and exchange knowledge about entrepreneurship across the world. Founded by Jasmin Park ’16, CNECT essentially acts as a news-publishing platform, consolidating diverse ideas.
At the annual Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students (BASES) Challenge kickoff event last Friday night, organizers announced that a total of $100,000 will be awarded to eight teams. This year, competition planners emphasized connecting contestants with industry leaders.
The Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students (BASES) is holding its first annual Social Impact Week this week to address what it sees as a lack of resources for entrepreneurs who want to give back to their community. The week’s events include a career fair, two keynote addresses by leaders of nonprofit organizations and dynamic discussions between students and social entrepreneurs.
In February, the LGBT Business Alliance held its first meeting, marking the initiation of a new student group dedicated to helping students who identify as LGBT find their way in the business world. The LGBT Alliance joins a wide array of pre-business groups on campus, some old and some new, that offer programming and support targeted towards minorities and identities that have traditionally been underrepresented in the business world.
The BASES Challenge Finale took place in the Arrillaga Alumni Center on the afternoon of Friday, May 8. The rows of tri-fold poster boards at the event’s Public Showcase might remind a viewer of a high school science fair, but the presenters here were pitching innovative business and socially-oriented product concepts. The event’s mass-attendance spoke…
On Friday, May 8, the Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students (BASES) filled the Arrillaga Alumni Center with the clamor of pitches and prototypes made by aspiring Stanford entrepreneurs during the BASES Challenge Competition. In this two-decade-old annual competition, BASES awards $100,000 in prize money to the winning teams as determined by a panel of judges.
Over the weekend, BASES hosted its inaugural Women in Entrepreneurship Summit which gave participants the opportunity to interact with successful female entrepreneurs. The event took place on Saturday, April 4, in the Obendorf Event Center at the Graduate School of Business.