The story “Students Go Local for Expertise in Global Business Problems” in the global edition of the New York Times reports on the first Global Network for Advanced Management Immersion Week program.
Summer Bailey, along with four other T’14s, recently traveled to the Chippewa Indians Reservation in North Dakota for a Research Travel Project as well as their First Year Project. Their focus was on maximizing insurance revenue at the Quentin N. Burdick Memorial Health Care Facility and making healthcare resources more available to the community. Sponsored by the Center for Business and Society, the Research Travel Program is open to all students who want to pursue hands on, meaningful research [...]
Take a tour with Professor Stanley Garstka of the innovative classrooms being built in Edward P. Evans Hall.
Reduced launch costs, an explosion of angel investing, and a proliferation of incubators has created a bumper crop of early-stage startups, but taking the next step and receiving venture funding is a bigger challenge. Daniel Ciporin of Canaan Partners talks about the most promising markets and what it takes to get institutional venture capital excited.
Last month, Newsleader recognized Darden First Year Andrew Robertson and Nick Blanton for the five year anniversary of their store The Split Banana, a gelato shop known for its creative flavors and use of local ingredients. They opened the store amidst the financial crisis in 2008 in downtown Staunton, Virginia. Andrew, who created the store’s business plan and lined up their startup financing, continues to work behind-the-scenes at The Split Banana while he pursues his [...]
Life at Tuck is always busy. So much so that the word has lost all meaning. It has just become the new normal. If that is in fact the new normal than there was nothing out of the ordinary about my day on Monday and yet it somehow felt extreme. Perhaps I am just having a hard time readjusting from spring break. In addition to our two morning core class – Management Communications and [...]
We are very excited to announce the Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program. Why the enthusiasm? Africa’s opportunities and challenges position this frontier market for growth. We believe Stanford GSB can contribute to Africa’s human and economic development by educating leaders committed to making an impact on the continent. This fellowship program is a critical step toward removing any financial barrier. We also are keenly aware that Stanford GSB’s international reputation as a leader in management [...]