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Learning How to Innovate
, Plattner Hasso
Published in
2008
Abstract

Stanford is often incorrectly referred to as one of the Ivy league universities despite the fact that it is just over a hundred years old, and is on the wrong coast of the United States (US)! The story of how it reached this exalted status contains many lessons for Indian institutions aspiring to become world-class. Stanford is often incorrectly referred to as one of the Ivy league universities despite the fact that it is just over a hundred years old, and is on the wrong coast of the United States (US)! The story of how it reached this exalted status contains many lessons for Indian institutions aspiring to become world-class. The beginnings were not propitious. Soon after the university was founded in 1891 by Senator Leland Stanford and his wife Jane in memory of their only son, Senator Stanford died. Jane Stanford had to struggle to keep the university going, and according to legend at one point had to pledge her jewellery to raise money. Read more at: https://www.cfo-india.in/cmsarticle/learning-how-to-innovate-from-stanford/

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