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Design Thinking for Transformation

The long boardroom table was crowded with entrepreneurs and executives hailing from multiple international hubs, many having travelled thousands of miles to catch some of the magic of Silicon Valley. Men and women seeking the next wave of innovation and…

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Ethical Innovation, A New Template for Success

“What are the qualities of a good leader?” Professor Mark Cannice asked the group of MBA students at USF’s School of Management. “Respect!” answered one student. “Fairness!” shouted another. “What about ethics?” Cannice probed. “What are the benefits to society…

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Paris or SF? The French Startup Connection

Art, culture, business and technology bind the French-American tech community here in San Francisco, and it was at this felicitous intersection that a couple hundred entrepreneurs joined at the residence of Consul General Emmanuel Lebrun-Damiens last Monday night in San…

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Launching to Learn: Lessons from Stanford’s Launchpad

Launching to Learn was the takeaway from last week’s final class in the tenth batch of the remarkable Stanford Launchpad college accelerator. Success was in the air. The talented student teams led by Stanford adjuncts Perry Klebahn and Jeremy Utley…

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