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From Academia to Entrepreneur

Lessons from the real world

Book ? 2014

Authors:

Eugene Khor

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From Academia to Entrepreneur: Lessons from the Real World provides practical advice on entrepreneurship, interspersed with insights the author gained from starting up his own business and in associations with other ventures. These same insights can be applied to bringing a technology concept from academia to an enterprise.

A few of the questions From Academia to Entrepreneur: Lessons from the Real World answers:

  • How do I pragmatically appraise business opportunities?
  • What traits should I look for in an enterprise?
  • What can and should I do with my concept while in academia, before entering such an endeavor?
  • How do I overcome risk aversion?
  • And most importantly, why should I be the one to build this business?

From Academia to Entrepreneur: Lessons from the Real World provides practical advice on entrepreneurship, interspersed with insights the author gained from starting up his own business and in associations with other ventures. These same insights can be applied to bringing a technology concept from academia to an enterprise.

A few of the questions From Academia to Entrepreneur: Lessons from the Real World answers:

  • How do I pragmatically appraise business opportunities?
  • What traits should I look for in an enterprise?
  • What can and should I do with my concept while in academia, before entering such an endeavor?
  • How do I overcome risk aversion?
  • And most importantly, why should I be the one to build this business?

Key Features

  • Provides insights into using academic research as a potential business, meeting the challenges and opportunities in today's academic research environment
  • Offers practical ideas on entrepreneurship
  • Describes how to take a company to financial profit and maintain it
  • Emphasizes the pragmatic details to work through, equipping you with the correct set of tools to build your business
  • Provides insights into using academic research as a potential business, meeting the challenges and opportunities in today's academic research environment
  • Offers practical ideas on entrepreneurship
  • Describes how to take a company to financial profit and maintain it
  • Emphasizes the pragmatic details to work through, equipping you with the correct set of tools to build your business

Details

ISBN

978-0-12-410516-4

Language

English

Published

2014

Copyright

Copyright ? 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Imprint

Academic Press

No. of pages

272

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Authors

Eugene Khor

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