Venture capital (VC) funds led by accomplished black individuals are viewed less favorably by investors than similarly accomplished white-led firms, according to a study led by psychology professor Jennifer Eberhardt.
“Startups die of indigestion, not starvation” is one of the rules for building “iconic companies,” Mayfield Venture Capital Managing Partner Navin Chaddha Ph.D. ’92 said int a Wednesday presentation as part of the Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar series.
The President’s State of the Union address and the reactions to it have highlighted the absence of a national agreement on the appropriate role for the government to play in improving the lives of our citizens and, more importantly, the lives of our children and grandchildren. I don’t know anyone who does not want our nation to be GREAT!
Huddled together and clutching a tub of large cookies, a few of the latest additions to the Asia-Pacific Student Entrepreneurship Society (ASES) waited for the arrivals of people to the Row late on Friday and Saturday night on Oct. 12 and 13.
Stanford’s close ties with Silicon Valley have had a unique effect on students’ relationships with professors and their overall Stanford experience through engagement in the local startup culture.
On Wednesday, the Stanford chapter of the engineering honor society Tau Beta Pi hosted a fireside chat with Marc Andreessen and Balaji Srinivasan as part of the Tau Beta Pi’s Distinguished Speaker Series.
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…
Public speaking was Floodgate co-founder Ann Miura-Ko’s, Ph.D. ’10, biggest fear. During her junior high piano recitals, she struggled to say her name or the name of the piece she was performing. “I was a painfully shy student,” Miura-Ko said. In eighth grade, Miura-Ko’s older brother had to accompany her on stage to announce her…