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Nancy Richards could have taken an easier route with her business, but instead chooses to help small, talented companies get established by creating partnerships with them.
The founder of a placement agency recommends that entrepreneurs join various types of peer groups to piece together the support and contacts necessary to launch and build a company.
Jack Stack gives back to entrepreneurship in a variety of ways, but one of his main contributions has been through delivering a consistent message: employees at all levels of a company should think and act like they own it.
Katharine Ku is Director of the Office of Technology Licensing (OTL) at Stanford University. OTL is responsible for the licensing of various state-of-the-art university technologies and industry sponsored research
agreements and collaborations. In fiscal year 2003-2004, OTL received $49.5 Million from the licensing of over 435 different technologies. From 1994-98, in addition to her OTL responsibilities, Ku was responsible for Stanford's Sponsored
Projects Office, which handled $500M in research contracts and grants. Ku was Vice President, Business Development at Protein Design Labs, Inc. in Mountain View, California from 1990-1991. Prior to PDL, Ku spent 12 years at Stanford in
various positions, was a researcher at Monsanto and Sigma Chemical, administered a dialysis clinical trial at University of California and taught chemistry and basic engineering courses. Ku has been active in the Licensing Executive
Society (LES), serving as Vice President, Western Region and Trustee of LES and various committee chairs. She also has served as President of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) from 1988-90. She received the AUTM 2001
Bayh-Dole Award for her efforts in university licensing. Ku has a B.S. Chemical Engineering (Cornell University), an M.S. in Chem. Eng. (Washington University) and is a registered patent agent.
The founder of a junk-removal franchiser advises seeking support and information from peers in small group networks sponsored by entrepreneurial peer organizations.
A media entrepreneur advises joining and utilizing peer-to-peer groups that are selective to build the human capital that enables the building of companies.
Entrepreneurs of color need to break through a culturally induced reluctance to trust to facilitate the relationships that spur business growth, says the founder of a minority search firm.
By partnering with Vietnamese craftswomen, Jennifer Woodsmall is growing a business that gives back.
Steven Funk sees microcredit as an opportunity to help people worldwide become entrepreneurs.
Serial entrepreneur Bernee Strom started her career as a math professor and still considers teaching and mentoring important ways to give back.
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