Session 1: Creating Social Value (June 6)

If you are on a device that does not support Flash, you can listen along at the mobile link. Special Guest Umair Haque @umairh Required Readings Auerswald, Philip (2009). “Creating Social Value,” Stanford Social Innovation Review, Spring, pp. 51-55. http://www.clintonglobalinitiative.org/ourmeetings/2010/pdf/2009SP_Feature_Auerswald.pdf Karnani, Aneel (2007). “Microfinance Misses its Mark.” Stanford Social Innovation Review, Summer: 34-40. http://www.ssireview.org/images/articles/2007SU_feature_karnani.pdf Baumol, […]

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Session 2: Defining a Strategy and Mobilizing Resources (June 6)

If you are on a device that does not support Flash, you can listen along at the mobile link. Special Guest Matt Flannery @mattflannery Co-founder and CEO, Kiva.org Required Readings Case: Kiva.org Flannery, Matt (2006). “Kiva and the Birth of Person-to-Person Microfinance.” Innovations (2:1/2): 31-56. Austin, Rob (2006). “Kiva as a Test of Our ‘Societal […]

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Session 3: Student Entrepreneurship (June 11)

If you are on a device that does not support Flash, you can listen along at the mobile link. Special Guest Tom Dawkins, co-founder, StartSomeGood.com @StartSomeGood Lecturers: Erin Krampetz Required Readings The Lean Startup: Part I The Power of Pull: Chapters 4-5. Videos: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkNImMHVWwk – Tom Dawkins, StartSomeGood.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U470xXKfDyE – Kauffman Sketchbook – “Money Game” Assignments: Review www.StartSomeGood.com […]

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Session 4: Realizing Opportunity (June 13)

Special Guest Victoria Hale, founder OneWorld Health Case: Institute for OneWorld Health Required Readings Gates, Bill (2007). “Address at Harvard.” Innovations, 2:4, pp. 59-71. pp. 3-9. http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1162/itgg.2007.2.4.3 Hale, Victoria (2007). “Seeking a Cure for Inequity in Access to Medicines.” Innovations, 2:4, pp. 59-71. Wesley Yin (2007). “Solutions and Challenges to Curing Global Health Inequality.” Innovations, […]

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Session 5: Technology and Long-Run Growth (June 18)

No live class session tonight. Instead, listen to these podcasts that go with your readings from The Coming Prosperity: Technology and Long-Run Growth, part 1 https://www.box.com/s/50bf44dfadfe89f8dfa1 Technology and Long-Run Growth, part 2 https://www.box.com/s/869f4f4295c5e60cdbee Your Assignment (online section only): Listen to this podcast on creating social value. It adds context to the readings and discussion from […]

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Session 6: Lean Startup Methodology (June 20)

Tune in at 7:30pm EST on Wednesday, June 20. If you are on a device that does not support Flash, you can listen along at the mobile link. You can follow along with our guests’ presentation at http://www.slideshare.net/FranckNouyrigat/21st-century-entrepreneurship-13398792?from=share_email. Special Guest Marc Nager and Franck Nouyrigat, co-founders Startup Weekend Lecturers: David Miller and Michael Youngblood Required Readings […]

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Session 7: The Power of Population (June 25)

If you are on a device that does not support Flash, you can listen along at the mobile link. Required Readings The Coming Prosperity: chapter 2 Video Hans Rosling, 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes: http://youtu.be/jbkSRLYSojo. Supplementary Reading Thomas Malthus (2008 [1796]), An Essay on the Principle of Population, Oxford UK: Oxford University Press; chapter […]

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Session 8: Entrepreneurship and Governance (June 27)

If you are on a device that does not support Flash, you can listen along at the mobile link. Special Session: 10am EST New York / 6pm Dubai / 2pm GMT Special Guest: Fadi Ghandour, founder of Aramex, the first Arab company to go public on NASDAQ and founding partner of Maktoob, one of the largest […]

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Session 9: Order and Adaptability in Human Societies (July 2)

Listen to internet radio with Entrepreneurship and Globalization on Blog Talk Radio Special Guest Dr. Ángel Cabrera, President-elect, George Mason University MIXED MEDIA CLASS: PODCAST + 1 HOUR ONLINE SESSION + TEAM MEETINGS Required Readings The Coming Prosperity: chapters 6-7. Supplementary Readings Joseph A. Schumpeter (1928). “The Instability of Capitalism.” The Economic Journal (38:151), September; […]

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Session 10: Supply Chains of Opportunity (July 9)

If you are on a device that does not support Flash, you can listen along at the mobile link. Special Guest: Greg Van Kirk @gregvankirk Ashoka Fellow, Co-founder of Community Enterprise Solutions, and thought leader on MicroConsignment Models Required Readings Case: Aravind Eye Hospital V. Kasturi Rangan and R. D. Thulasiraj (2007). “Making Sight Affordable,” […]

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Session 11: Migration and Diaspora Engagement (July 11)

If you are on a device that does not support Flash, you can listen along at the mobile link. Special Guest Semhar Aria is the founder and executive director of the Diaspora African Women’s Network (DAWN), a 2012 White House Champion of Change, and was commended by President Barack Obama for her diaspora leadership. Readings Michael Clemens (2010). “A […]

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Sessions 12: Students Pitch for $300 USD (July 16)

If you are on a device that does not support Flash, you can listen along at the mobile link. Special Guest: You, co-founder of your new venture Students will call into the live class session to pitch their new venture. Best pitch wins $300 USD (based on student vote). Students have 60 seconds. To schedule […]

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Session 13: Special Guest: Leila Janah, Samasource (July 18)

If you are on a device that does not support Flash, you can listen along at the mobile link. Special Guest: Leila Janah, Founder and CEO, Samasource Video Leila Jannah, TEDxSiliconValley: http://youtu.be/1Ce9EfF2lHE No Readings, complete your final assignments.

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