Stanford Innovation Lab with Tina Seelig

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Season 3 | Episode 8

The Ideas are IN - Creating Value from Unmatched Socks!

23 min | May 17, 2017

Why look at old things in new ways? Rich Cox, Lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, joins host Tina Seelig to share and discuss the listener submissions to the Stanford Innovation Lab: Innovation Challenge. People, young and old, from around the world submitted their ideas for how to create value from unmatched socks. From coffee filters to dating sites to diapers for the developing world, hear how our listeners stepped up to the challenge and created value from something we usually throw away.

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About Stanford Innovation Lab

This series, brought to you by Stanford eCorner and the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP), is designed to give you a taste of the topics that STVP explores in our classes on innovation and entrepreneurship.

Our host is Dr. Tina Seelig, Professor of the Practice in Stanford's Department of Management Science and Engineering (MS&E). She is well known for her work teaching creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship, and serves as a faculty director at STVP, the entrepreneurship center at the university's School of Engineering. She also teaches courses at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design ( at Stanford.