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
05/31/14 – Forbes
Quotes Professor John Ward, who said, “You’re seeing more and more private equity firms looking for family controlled companies in transition.” Private equity brings a rivalry of ideas to business continuity. The net effect of that is healthy.
05/30/14 – DNAinfo Chicago
Article reports on DropSpot, a startup created by five Kellogg students as part of the New Venture Discovery course. DropSpot pairs people looking to pick up their packages with local businesses willing to receive them. The deal keeps packages safe until pickup and increases foot traffic for businesses.
05/29/14 – Poets & Quants
Article reports on Kellogg’s recent increased emphasis on entrepreneurship education. It highlights Professor Carter Cast’s New Venture Discovery course and includes a Kellogg Innovation & Entrepreneurship video.
05/27/14 – US News & World Report
Article leads with the story of a Kellogg student who used a search fund to become a CEO. Quotes Professor William Sutter, Jr., who said, “It’s a terrific way to jump-start their career and get into a leadership position much, much faster.” Article also mentions Sutter’s course, "Private Equity: The Human Element."
05/18/14 – Chicago Tribune
Article quoting Professor John Ward on the 75 years of the Blommer Chocolate Co.
05/08/14 – Kellogg Center for Family Enterprises honors distiller Brown-FormanFull Story