Archive for August, 2014
“You can take the Hotelie out of the Hotel Industry, but you can never take the Hotel Industry out of the Hotelie” -Hotelie saying heard frequently at alumni gatherings and especially Hotel Ezra Cornell (HEC) at Cornell University every April Our all-time favorite academic entrepreneur of course is none other than Chuck Feeney, Cornell University […]
Polish_migrants_in_Scotland_2014 For a link to the .pdf: Polish migrants in Scotland: voting behaviours and engagement in the Scottish independence referendum This report from the Centre for Population Change (CPC) from the University of South Hampton was published recently and highlighted on the University of Edinburgh’s Future of the UK and Scotland website by Coree […]
This presentation was given at the University of Edinburgh on the 26th of June, 2014. It was highlighted today on the University of Edinburgh’s Referendum blog “Informing the Debate” at www.referendum.ed.ac.uk. Thanks Coree Brown for posting this for us.
The University of Edinburgh has launched a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) today on the Scottish Referendum. See the news here on BBC News Scotland Politics. The six week course launched on the 25th of August 2014 is entitled “Towards Scottish Independence? Understanding the Referendum” More information can be found on the course MOOC […]
Posted by academicentrepreneur in Business Models, Creativity through Reorganization, Crowdfunding, Incubators and Accelerators, Innovation Economy for an Independent Scotland, Innovation in Banking, Innovation Policy, Referendum Debate, Regional Innovation, Schumpeter, Scotland as a Spinout, tech currency, Technology, Triple Helix, Venture Capital, Venture Capital Policy on August 26, 2014
Innovation in banking can be had in various levels. In today’s innovation economy, new technology and its applications, as well as new business models, lead to innovation in the sector. While painful, allowing banks to fail leads to creative destruction and new, entrepreneurial banks that better serve their customer bases and are more efficient. Bailing […]
News on Professor Tom Devine’s choice of independence for Scotland. Tom is a leading scholar on Scottish History.
Innovation Centres in Scotland is to receive an additional GBP 14 million in funding. These are quite successful and are an innovative, ambitious initiative themselves. See recent press announcement here from The Courier announced by Education Secretary Michael Russell. See the Parliamentary Session here: Scottish Parliament Plenary Session 20 August 2014