04/10/15 – New York Times
Article co-authored by Professor Benjamin Jones talks about his recent research on how attempted assassinations of great leaders have impacted history. Research shows that deaths of autocrats tend to promote a path towards democracy, and failed assassination attempts can alter the course of history.
04/09/15 – Crain’s Chicago Business
Article talks about Northwestern’s Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The 10 startups Farley produced in less than a decade is worth more than $500 million altogether, including SiNode Systems, a technology startup founded by Kellogg alumni Samir Mayekar.
04/02/15 – Crain’s Chicago Business
Article features Lecturers Troy Henikoff and Mark Achler and MATH Venture Partners, the venture fund that the duo created, and announced the close of the $28 million fund. The fund will be used to contribute to seed and Series A funding rounds for early and mid stage digital tech companies. Chicago Tribune also covered the story.
04/01/15 – Inc.
Article looks at the decline of entrepreneurship and startup creation in America but notes that millennials are primed for entrepreneurship. An informal Inc. survey of top business schools showed that interest in entrepreneurship programs are steady and in some cases growing substantially, and specifically calls out that enrollment in Kellogg entrepreneurship courses has more than doubled from 2011 to 2014.
03/26/15 – Chicago Tribune
Article notes a panel moderated by Lecturer Dean DeBiase: “The Sharing Economy: Rise of the Collaborative Consumer,” at The Executives' Club of Chicago's Leadership Circle Program at Mesirow Financial. Panelists discussed the roles that disruption and crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter play in the sharing economy.
03/26/15 – Chicago Tribune
Article quotes Professor Robert Wolcott, who served as a panelist discussing the current state of disruption in The Economist’s Innovation Forum in Chicago. There can be drawbacks in being too quick to release a new product or service because it's likely that the first idea is not your best idea, he said.
03/24/15 – Driven by data, how one entrepreneur beat the odds Full Story
03/20/15 – Professor Mike Mazzeo and an alumni panel discuss different ways companies can growFull Story
03/19/15 – New York Times
Quotes Professor Benjamin Jones on the response to the explosion of information that has transformed modern scholarship and innovation: the rise of intense specialization and teamwork.
03/17/15 – Kellogg lecturer Andrew Razeghi’s new book gives advice on accelerating a startup's success Full Story
03/13/15 – Alumni from Apple, Align Technology and ServiceSource join Professor Mike Mazzeo for a talk on growth strategiesFull Story
02/26/15 – Minerva Capital Founder and CEO pivots Latin American marketsFull Story
02/25/15 – WGN
Interview with Professor Linda Darragh, who said that curiosity gets entrepreneurs thinking about better ways to do things and empathy allows them to think about being in their customers’ shoes.
02/12/15 – Ariel Investments President Mellody Hobson talks shareholders, urgency and braveryFull Story
02/11/15 – First two classes to meet this year to discuss opportunities for social change Full Story
02/05/15 – Entrepreneurial program fuels student startups with tools and resources Full Story
02/03/15 – With Page Vault, Jeff Eschbach captures the Internet as evidenceFull Story
02/02/15 – Chicago Tribune
Quotes Professor David Schonthal, cofounder of Matter, who said, “Matter is a place that you should come when you want to stop complaining about what’s broken in health care and start doing something about it.”