Tech Transfer Offices only “Tip of the Iceberg”

A new report examining the commercial activity resulting from academic research shows that a sizable number of scientists are bypassing university patent and licensing offices to start new firms.


Middle age crazy? It’ll cost to do your thing

 Going solo has always been high on the list of midlife moves, even more common in a job market like today’s. According to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, a quarter of new U.S. ventures in 2009 were so-called “necessity entrepreneurship” moves (precipitated by a layoff or other income loss), up from 13% in 2008.