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Two Illinois Colleges Among Schools with the Most Startup CEOs Who've Raised $1M

A new analysis from Crunchbase shows the top 20 colleges that produce the most CEOs of startups that have raised more than $1 million in the last year.

AmericanInno, 14 May 2018

Kellogg startups aim to solve complex global problems

Experiential courses and individualized co-curricular programming provide the launch pad students need to tackle big issues

14 Mar 2018

Allbirds, How To Take A Leap Of Faith To Success

Article by Adjunct Lecturer Paul Earle discusses the story of Allbirds, a profitable Kellogg start-up, and how various aspects, including faith as a business principle, has made the company so successful.

Forbes, 14 Dec 2017

You’re twice as likely to found a successful startup when you’re 40 than when you’re 25

Article examines the assumption that a younger entrepreneur will be more successful than an older one. According to Professor Benjamin Jones’ research, which examined over 2 million company founders, someone who is 40 years old is twice as likely to fund a successful startup than someone who is 25, although the younger entrepreneur is seen as having a higher potential for success. Originally published in Kellogg Insight.

Quartz, 15 Jun 2018

The most effective leaders aren't the most-hated or most-loved — or at least, they don't care if they are

Article explains how a boss shouldn't be preoccupied with whether other people love or hate them. Instead, a boss should do the right thing for the organization. Quotes Professor Benjamin Jones, who says that leading by fear isn't a sustainable management strategy.

Business Insider, 15 Jun 2018

The Privacy Conundrum: What Will You Give Up To Protect Your Identity?

Article by Professor Robert Wolcott discusses the vast amount of personal information made public in order to get the best technological performance, and speculates on whether or not people, who are used to instant gratification verging on telepathy will be willing to trade performance for increase privacy and protection.

Forbes, 14 Jun 2018

Tech Companies to Watch 2018

FourKites, founded in 2014 by Kellogg graduate and Zell Fellow Matt Elinjickal, was named one of The Wall Street Journal’s Top 25 Tech Companies to Watch. FourKites produces technology that tracks the temperature and location of shipments, as well as predicting arrival times. The announcement was also covered in Chicago Inno.

The Wall Street Journal, 13 Jun 2018

    The Business of Growth

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