Posts Tagged 'Forbes'

What Grows An Economy?

December 8 2010 No Commented

Rich Karlgaard, publisher of Forbes magazine has it exactly right in his blog, What Grows an Economy.  Economic growth in the US is a result of entrepreneurial activity.  Entrepreneurs create all the jobs.  In the past fifty years ours has become an entrepreneurial economy.  The US must start thinking more about encouraging entrepreneurs and less […]

Even MIT Hasn’t Figured out Technology Transfer

November 25 2010 5 Commented

A recent article in Forbes references, two studies that support my ongoing opinion that transfer from US universities into both existing businesses and startup ventures is really, really difficult to do, currently ineffective and surely in need of a major overhaul. A 2009 study found that MIT alumni have started 25,800 still-operating businesses, with a […]