Archive for category Entrepreneurial risk capital

Big Canada and Wee Scotland: Opportunity for Imagination Economies

Discourse from the Academic Entrepreneur The Academic Entrepreneur is “going on tour” in order to create an awareness of the Imagination Economy, explore its possibilities, and suggest innovation policy for its facilitation and growth. I’ll be giving this talk throughout Canada to audiences where I can find them be it universities, incubators, or other cities.  Stay […]

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Heidi Roizen’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence Report, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

As one of the last “formal” activities of the Edinburgh-Stanford Link — make that the Edinburgh-Stanford Link I – besides the hosting of the Accel Stanford Roundtable on Entrepreneurship Education (REE) Europe in September of 2010, we were blessed to have Heidi Roizen as our Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR).  She was based in the Edinburgh Entrepreneurship Club […]

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Canada’s Emerging Venture Capital Policy and What Scotland Can Learn

Crucial to an emerging innovation economy such as Scotland’s is a healthy supply of entrepreneurial risk capital, be it business angel, crowdfunding, or institutional venture capital financing.  Supply creates demand. Entrepreneurs seek risk capital and will move to where it is present. Such supply is perhaps the single most important yet often unarticulated reasons that […]

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Royal Roads University: Potential to Become an Entrepreneurial University in Tectoria

Victoria (aka “Tectoria”), Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada ROYAL ROADS UNIVERSITY in Colwood, BC, Canada Map of Royal Roads University Royal Roads University http://www.royalroads.ca/ is a public university located in Colwood, British Columbia. It has a very interesting history as a former military training facility and a family estate. It is know in the region […]

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