The Next Step: Online Marketplace For Artisan Foods Gets Boost From Stella Zhang Competition

Editor’s Note: This story is part of an occasional series called The Next Step that follows startup founders who have been part of university competitions sponsored by Sunstone Management, Inc., and one of its partners, Stella Zhang. The Sunstone principals, including Zhang, have created the Sunstone Community Fund, a donor-advised fund, to help sponsor nonprofit organizations and educational institutions. Dan…

Friends of Sunstone: Walter Larkins Provides Template For Successful Serial Entrepreneurs

“When I started, there were no black entrepreneurs, no women,” Walter Larkins says. “Someone helped me, and it’s my obligation to help others; particularly those who look like me. Women, people of color can’t get people to tell them the rules of the game. That’s where I come in.”