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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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July 1, 2014

We already knew that one of the advantages of being an MBA student at Yale is the opportunity to hear from leaders and thinkers from across the world. But when we looked back at all the people who visited SOM this past year, even we were surprised. In 2013-14, you could have heard from the CEOs of a several companies, a Nobel laureate, more than one journalist, a civil rights pioneer, and a slew of social entrepreneurs, among many, many others.

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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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