07/12/14 – CBS This Morning
Interview with Professor Mike Mazzeo about his new book, Roadside MBA. “The examples from Main Street really enrich the classroom and give a variety of new exposure to the students,” he said.
07/11/14 – A Q&A with Samir Mayekar ’13 on SiNode System’s new partnership deal and $1M funding grantFull Story
07/05/14 – Forbes
The head of social innovation at Groupon says she was “fortunate to be a part of a cohort of social innovation leaders” early in her career “who were all working on identifying market-based solutions to social change,” including Professor Linda Darragh.
07/01/14 – New health technology incubator MATTER will help bring medical devices to marketFull Story
06/24/14 – Huffington Post
Article by Professor Jamie Jones offers advice based on her experience founding Impact Engine, an accelerator program that supports for-profit businesses with an integrated societal or environmental mission.
06/19/14 – Financial Times
Reports on the unveiling of Amazon’s ‘Fire’, a smartphone designed to drive more online sales to the company’s website and broaden its distribution of digital content. Article quotes Professor Mohan Sawhney.
06/17/14 – Financial Times
Quotes Professor Benjamin Jones, who said, “Those who claim there are few options for important innovations strike me as suffering from a failure of imagination.” Also quotes Kellogg Chair in IT Shane Greenstein, who pointed out the incremental nature of many technology shifts both today and in the past.
06/16/14 – Elaine Russell '09 demystifies jewelry buying with HeirluméFull Story
06/13/14 – Poets & Quants
Article includes interview with Sonali Lamba, a Kellogg graduate who founded online dress shop Brideside with another Kellogg MBA. “In true Kellogg form, I really approached the industry by seeking out the consumer pain point and where that is the biggest and where you can monetize it,” she said.
06/12/14 – Innoblative is winning competitions — and possibly the fight against breast cancer Full Story
06/12/14 – The Marker
Interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky about his new book, Invent, Reinvent, Thrive: The Keys to Success for Any Start-Up, Entrepreneur, or Family Business, in which he speaks with 26 leaders of big companies like Starbucks, Costco, Staples and Hyatt. Original article is in Hebrew.
06/10/14 – MeterGenius brings cleantech to electricity companies and the MidwestFull Story
06/09/14 – Built In Chicago
NUVC awarded a total of $170,000 in cash – the most it has offered in a single year – to Northwestern student startups. Quotes Professor Linda Darragh, who said, “When we start building teams here at Kellogg, they have to come in with a problem, not an idea.”
06/05/14 – Student teams explore how progress and change are scaled at this year's KIN Global conferenceFull Story