Summer 2001
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Linda Zabors, '02 (left) and Mary Koelle, members of the winning team at the 2002 New Venture Challenge.

COVER STORY
A Winning Venture
A gift from Michael P. Polsky, '87, gives entrepreneurship a boost at the GSB, where students turn classroom projects into actual companies year after year.
By Patricia Briske

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The Art of the Deal
All theory aside, how do venture capitalists and entrepreneurs interact? Professors Steven N. Kaplan and Per Stromberg have written two papers that answer the question.
By Patricia Briske

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A Charitable Investment: A Venture Philanthropist Looks for an Unusual Return
Craig Nakagawa, '97
Delivering vaccines to children in remote African villages is a worthwhile venture to Craig Nakagawa, 97. Making sure they can be delivered year after year will take every skill he ever learned at the GSB.

By Patricia Briske

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Being There
The 50th Annual Management Conference
At a time when business—and the world—can change overnight, Chicago GSB alumni gathered at Gleacher Center for a day of expert panels, recent research, and networking.
By Melissa M. Bernardoni

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Focus On: Ethics at Chicago GSB
Years before Enron became a household name, the business world had its share of scandals. In the 1980s and 1990s, the junk bond scandal and savings and loan debacle had people wondering if "business ethics" was an oxymoron. Is unethical behavior on the rise?

By Patricia Briske

 

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