Knowledge & Research

Hey, Look at Me! I’m a Venture Capitalist

The New York Times

Across tech land, investors who helped nurture “unicorns,” the startups valued at more than $1 billion, are now getting ready to embody a different animal metaphor: the peacock. | Illustration by Dalbert...

The Allure, and Burden, of Private Equity

The New York Times

Andrea Auerbach, global head of private investments at Cambridge Associates, said picking a good money manager was crucial for private equity investments. | Anastasiia Sapon for The New York Times

Private-Equity Firms Create Funds That Are Built to Last

The Wall Street Journal

Blackstone, Carlyle, KKR and others have launched vehicles that can own companies for 15 years or longer

Borealis Ventures Launches New Early-Stage VC Focused on a Better Built World

Business Wire

Building Ventures, an early-stage investor committed to innovation in the built world, today announced its official launch. The new initiative is co-founded by the leaders of Borealis Ventures built environment...

This Is Your Life, Brought to You by Private Equity

New York Times

Since the financial crisis, the private equity industry has become hugely influential. Here’s how it plays out in your daily life.

A Primer on Private Equity Private Equity

The New York Times

Private equity buys up assets—everything from housing to ambulance companies—often at a bargain. | Illustration by Jennifer Daniel

When You Dial 911 and Wall Street Answers

New York Times

Since the 2008 financial crisis, private equity firms have increasingly taken over public services like emergency care and firefighting, often with dire effects.

Right Tech, Wrong Time.

Ron Adner and Rahul Kapoor

An opinion piece co-authored by Ron Adner examines the shifts in technology that disrupt businesses and industries and the importance of timing these transitions.

Dartmouth Business School Sends First-Years Into Community To Help Local Nonprofits

Vermont Public Radio

Every year before the start of semester, first year students at Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business go out into local nonprofits. They use their business know-how to help restructure projects...

When CEOs Are Accidentally Overpaid

Noah Smith, Bloomberg View

A study by Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Richard Townsend looks at how stock options granted to CEOs do not change yearly, which makes their pay grow over time.

The Wide Lens: A New Strategy for Innovation

Ron Adner

The Wide Lens: What Successful Innovators See that Others Miss has been heralded as a path-breaking guide to successful innovation in an interdependent world. Among other honors, it was named...