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June 3, 2014

PayPal was purchased by eBay in 2002 for $1.5 billion. But the networks formed by the founders may ultimately have been even more valuable than the company itself; over time, those connections contributed to the creation of well-known companies like LinkedIn, Tesla Motors, Yelp, and YouTube.

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May 22, 2014

When Andrea Lustig ’86, the president of the Stralem Equity Fund and director of private client asset management at Stralem & Company, spoke at Yale SOM on April 8, she gave students advice on a critical part of the job search: the interview.

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May 13, 2014

Members of Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division discussed their career paths with Yale SOM students in a panel discussion sponsored by the Women in Management club on April 17.

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May 6, 2014

Josh Geballe YC ’97, ’02, visiting campus on April 28, told Yale SOM students that there are “massive opportunities” in the technology sector.

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April 29, 2014

Is it worth paying more for gas and coal now to spur emissions reductions in the future? Definitely, according to Bob Litterman, a partner and chairman of the risk committee at Kepos Capital.

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April 14, 2014

Two elements distinguish successful traders from those who struggle at hedge funds, Todd Finegold ’04, managing director at Maverick Capital, told students: creativity and conviction.

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March 28, 2014

In 2007, B. P. Agrawal left his longtime career in the telecommunications industry to launch a U.S.-based NGO that would address the shortages of clean drinking water and healthcare in rural parts of India, his native country. The goal was to develop local, self-sustaining solutions. But, he told students, “I had no clue what sustainability meant at the time.”

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March 26, 2014

Christine Bader ’00 discussed her career in corporate responsibility as part of the Colloquium on Business and Society at Yale SOM on March 24.

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February 24, 2014

New products with global marketing potential don’t come along very often, but Sasson Darwish ’94 says he has one. Darwish is the vice chairman of GlassesOff, a startup that promises to restore normal vision to middle-aged eyes, eliminating forever the need for bifocal lenses, through a simple, game-like training app on your smartphone.

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February 12, 2014

Hunter Tura, President and CEO of Bruce Mau Design, spoke to students about the fundamentals of innovation.

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