Archive for category Academic Career

Research-based Hydrogen Tech Startup in the Capital of Florida is Born Global

Bing Energy is a research-based Hydrogen fuel startup in Tallahassee, the Florida State Capital, which is where Florida State University is located.  Currently there are about 10 employees in the new company including a few PhDs.  The firm was covered in Florida Trend magazine last week. The company was founded by immigrant academic entrepreneurs who […]

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Cornell University’s newly created position “Executive Director, New Venture Advancement”

This post may be of interest to others in terms of description. It was posted on HigherEdJobs on December 19th, 2013 and has since been filled.   ———————– Executive Director, New Venture Advancement  « Position Deleted on 1/03/2014» Institution: Cornell University Location: Ithaca, NY Category: Executive – Other Executive Posted: 12/19/2013 Type: Full Time This position […]

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Regional Innovation and the “Known Quantity” Dilemma

Inspired by an Open Letter written to Town Board (TB) members of New Castle, New York: New Castle doesn’t deserve “good” it deserves “great”, I was reminded of the “Known Quantity” attitude. This letter was written by my friend and classmate from undergraduate Hotel School at Cornell University, Peter Chase ’89, and his wife, Erin […]

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Model Programme for Cash-strapped Entrepreneurial Students: Jonas Weil Fellowship

The two years of business school can be an ideal time to start entrepreneurial ventures -Brad Miller MBA ’06, M.D. ’06, Weil Fellowship recipient and founder of  Square6 Group Today the Academic Entrepreneur (AE) will highlight the Jonas Weil Entrepreneurial Fellowship programme at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Spearheaded by Professor David […]

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A Case for Academic Entrepreneurship as a “Third Way”

Academic entrepreneurs can have a real impact on society. Science and technology will be critical in our efforts to tackle the most urgent societal challenges, be it climate change, food security, or public health. But we need more people with the courage and technical knowledge to turn discoveries into an everyday reality.       […]

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