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October 23, 2014

Healthcare in the United States costs more than any other industrialized nation, and often that extra cost is a result of medical innovations—new drugs and devices that extend or improve life but are very costly.

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October 21, 2014

I first became interested in financial markets during the Asian financial crisis in 1997. I visited family in South Korea around that time and remember being struck by how deeply the crisis affected people’s lives. Many of my relatives lost their jobs and substantial portions of their savings. I wanted to understand what had happened and how I could help prevent and contain this type of crisis in the future. 

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October 17, 2014

Vaughn Emery, CEO of Centri Technology, talked with student entrepreneurs about assembling and working with a strong board of directors.

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October 16, 2014

Two Yale World Fellows discuss their campaigns for change in their home countries.

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October 15, 2014

Liddy Karter ’84, managing director at Enhanced Capital, explains the startup lifecycle.

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October 14, 2014

Macune said that changes in technology, including improved solar and battery options, will shake up the utility industry.

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October 3, 2014

Casetti, a professor in the Film Studies Program at Yale, spoke as part of Yale SOM’s Convening Yale lecture series, which brings faculty from across campus to SOM to share their expertise.

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September 24, 2014

Last week, the Yale SOM Entrepreneurship Club welcomed Uyen Tieu, Co-Founder & Chief Revenue Officer of Rumble. The first in the club's series of invited speakers, Uyen gave students a candid look into the life of a tech entrepreneur.

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September 24, 2014

Yale SOM students got a behind the scenes look at Diana Lovett’s founding of Cissé Trading Company—a small business that combines her dedication of social responsibility with her love of chocolate.

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September 12, 2014

Martin—or “Uncle Bob” as he’s known—is a luminary in the software world, and the very type of cross-sector leader that the School of Management aspires to train.

Bob encourages programmers to look at software from the perspective of the business, and to manage business risks by talking to customers early and often. If these practices sound familiar, it’s because agile development parallels user-centered design principles, and gave rise to the popular “lean startup” method for entrepreneurship.

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