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Keeping Entrepreneurship Alive

New Series, beginning soon, ‘Keeping Entrepreneurship Alive.’ The idea for this series came from a post to Brad Field’s blog Startup Revolution»Communities by Namek Zu’bi from Jordan, titled ‘Young Startup Communities:  Beware of the Excitment Bubble.’

‘Scaling Up Entrepreneurship:’ A Master Class in Mentoring

The seed for this Master Class came about from a request of the US Embassy Moscow  to me in May 2010.  The Embassy was asked by the the Governor of Novosibirsk, Russia to organize a conference on solutions the region could implement to stimulate more innovation, venture capital and entrepreneurship.  My 60 minute presentation generated numerous questions that demonstrated the audience’s lack of […]

Enabling the Globalization of Talent: Part II

There is a shortage of experienced entrepreneurs, project managers & CEOs to lead tech start-ups on the path to commercialization in emerging market countries.  In my 1st post on this subject, I summarized the issues of attracting senior staff to start-ups in the emerging markets. Perhaps the path forward for emerging markets is to replicate the […]

Enabling the Globalization of Talent: Part I

Thought leaders like Vivek Wadhwa, Steve Blank and others have helped emerging market countries to walk on the path of knowledge creation by creating programs like Start-Up Chile, an initiative of the Chilean Government to attract entrepreneurs to start their early stage companies in Chile. From Manila to Moscow to Mumbai, from Shanghai to San Paulo, […]