August 9, 2017

The Japanese are a polite and humble people. Does that mean they aren’t entrepreneurial? Not according to Robert Eberhart, Director of the Stanford Project on Japanese Entrepreneurship. Now into its seventh year, the project is a joint effort between Stanford Universit...

June 10, 2017

In my Intro to Entrepreneurship class (MGMT 164),  Dr. Norman Winarsky, teaches undergraduates about the way he's built some of the most iconic companies in Silicon Valley: SIRI, Nuance Communications, and Intuitive Surgical are just a few examples.

May 1, 2017


Scalability is a two-way street. Students learn big concepts through small startups. 

Call it an exercise in startup creation. Teams of students in Robert Eberhart’s Intro to Entrepreneurship class take $5 and try to turn a profit in one weekend...

December 15, 2016

Prof. George Foster of Stanford, Dr. Norman Winarsky of SRI, and Prof. Eberhart were engaged as advisors to the Green Bay Packers efforts to create a business accelerator in their new Titletown District

July 12, 2016

A recent study from researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, found that more than 90 percent of the tax subsidies provided by average Americans for electric vehicles benefit only the top quintile of earners.

The reason is simple: One must purchase one of t...

August 15, 2015

From August 11 to 15, 2014, Mr. Ryosei Tanaka, Parliamentary Vice Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, visited the U.S.

In Yonkers, New York, Parliamentary Vice Minister Tanaka visited Kawasaki Rail Car Inc., a manufacturer of subway cars for the New York City subwa...

December 26, 2013

TOKYO — The 20-somethings in jeans sipping espresso and tapping on laptops at this Tokyo business incubator would look more at home in Silicon Valley than in Japan, where for years the surest signs of success were the gray suits of its corporate salarymen.


August 12, 2006

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