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Open Arms, Open Wallets: The Bay Area is an incubator for budding entrepreneurs
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Open Arms, Open Wallets: The Bay Area is an incubator for budding entrepreneurs

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in the San Francisco Bay Area despite the national economic downturn, according to speakers at a recent GGU event. “The Bay Area is madly thriving in entrepreneurship,” says Marya Stark, co-founder of the Angel Fund. “The appetite for risk here is insanely huge.” […]

GOING HIS OWN WAY: How one investor chose his path
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GOING HIS OWN WAY: How one investor chose his path

Venture capitalist Kevin J. McQuillan (MBA 85) knew early on that he didn’t want to be another cog in a corporate machine, but it truly hit home during a post-college interview with Ford Motor Company, where his father had worked for 25 years. “I remember walking out of the interview […]