Monthly Archives: December 2010

Business Growth Dynamics in the US and Europe

A new report from the UK’s National Endowment for Science, Technology, and the Arts (NESTA) examines patterns of business growth and contraction in the US and Europe.  The study, which examines the 2002-2005 business growth rates of 6 million firms operating in … Continue reading

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Utah’s Success with Technology Commercialization

The latest data on university technology transfer and commercialization were released this week by the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM).  This year’s report, for FY2009, shows that research and technology developed at American reseearch universities helped spawn 596 companies in … Continue reading

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Energy Innovation 2010

Just got back from an interesting conference, Energy Innovation 2010, sponsored by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and the Breakthrough Institute.   The conference had an interesting mix of panels that included policy wonks, government officials, researchers, and entrepreneurs.   If … Continue reading

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EntreWorks Insights, December 2010

The latest edition of EntreWorks Insights, our quarterly email newsletter is now available.  This edition offers some musings on the green economy; other recent editions have examined industry cluster strategies and the importance of business model innovation.  If you would … Continue reading

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UK Budget Cuts: In Tough Times, Stay Entrepreneurial

Like America, Great Britain is in the midst of a great reckoning in the face of a severe economic downturn.   Slow job growth, bank bailouts, and other calamities have placed great pressure on the UK’s public finances.  The government has … Continue reading

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