Weekly Update, Issue 35, June 15, 2010

Kauffman Foundation, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

From Lab to Bench to Market: House Subcommitee Holds Hearing on Improving Commercialization


The House Committee on Science and Technology Subcommittee on Research and Science Education last week heard experts give testimony on how universities can improve commercialization of their federally funded research. In her remarks, Kauffman Foundation Vice President Lesa Mitchell highlighted three main policy proposals and best practices in technology commercialization. Read the prepared testimony>>
Watch video of witness panel>> (requires Windows Media Player)

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Podcast: A History of Venture Capital and the Grandfather of the Entrepreneurs' Movement


Featured content from Entrepreneurship.org: Spencer E. Ante, BusinessWeek editor and author, quotes excerpts from his book, Creative Capital: Georges Doriot and the Birth of Venture Capital, and offers a historical portal into the start and evolution of venture capital. Says Ante, "I came to see Doriot as, in a sense, the leader of a social movement...he was trying to create a movement of entrepreneurs." Listen to the podcast>>

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