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Here we highlight selected innovation related articles from around the world on a daily basis.  These articles related to innovation and funding for innovative companies, and best practices for innovation based economic development.

Is There a Future for Science Parks? by Anthony Townsend Earlier this year Raleigh, North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park celebrated a very important birthday. At the largest-ever conference of ...

Innovation Yin and Yang by Bret Swanson There are two key mistakes in the public policy arena that we don’t talk enough about. They are two apparently opposite sides of the same fallacious coin. ...

Innovation and Unrealistic expectations by Jeffrey Phillips I grew up as one of those kids who was sort of good at a lot of sports but not really a master of any one sport. As I've gotten older, ...

BusinessWeek: Private Equity Trumps Venture Capital by Alex Yoder Core to the traditional model of Venture Capital (VC) is the assumption that, through investment in a large number of disparate, ...

Seed fund group, Temple to study venture trends from Philadelphia Business Journal The National Association of Seed and Venture Funds said Wednesday that it has entered into a research partnership ...

WSJ: Much Ado About Nothing by Rajeev Mantri Reading the business press in India can be much like reading a Shakespearean tragicomedy. I recently came across a news item that talked of the ...

NYT: Angel Investors Become a Little Less So by James Flanigan The recession has caused some angel groups to take a look at the cost of coaching entrepreneurs and listening to their ...

Do you need an innovation strategy? by Jeffrey Phillips I've thought for a while that it would be great to get a number of bloggers to write about the same topic, which would allow readers to have ...

A national entrepreneurship policy by Abhijit Bhattachary There can be no denial of the fact that extreme poverty and underdevelopment lie at the root of the growing Naxal menace engulfing a large ...

BusinessWeek: IBM Bets on Brazilian Innovation by Spencer E. Ante Over the last few years, China and India have emerged as the twin hot spots of emerging tech innovation. Now IBM (IBM) is betting ...

WSJ: The New, Faster Face of Innovation by Erik Brynjolfsson and Michael Schrage Call it innovation on steroids. Or innovation at warp speed. Or just the innovation of rapid innovation.But the ...

Caddell Insight Group: Innovation moving from initiatives to experiments An interesting piece in today’s WSJ Business Insight section (”The New, Faster Face of Innovation” by Eric Brynjolffson ...

Promoting Innovation | U.S. Role in the World by Joel Davis I’d like to take a minute to turn from our usual focus on foreign policy and diplomacy to take a look at science and technology. The ...

A Step Toward Economic Recovery by James F. Cotter A company that has a net worth of $18 million or less, and whose after-tax net income for the previous two years is not over $6 million, may be ...

Gartner: Innovation and Strategic Planning by Kathy Harris I’ve spent the last few weeks on the road meeting with CIOs and IT leaders. Most of our discussions have involved strategic planning. ...

KTEC Pipeline will take applications starting Aug. 17 by the Kansas City Business Journal The KTEC Pipeline technology entrepreneur fellowship will start taking applications Aug. 17 for 2010, the ...

Systemic risk to innovation: the federal government by Bob Ackerman There is a saying that the road to hell is paved with good intentions. If that's the case, the federal government's current ...

BusinessWeek: Turning Corporate Taxes into an Innovation Spur by Rob Atkinson As Michael Mandel has written in BusinessWeek, the current U.S. recession is due in part to a shortfall in innovation ...

About driving innovation in Africa by Subsaharska One of the first sessions at Maker Faire Africa on the first day was a panel discussion about "What drives innovation in Africa?" The initial ...

Venture Exits Never Looked So Bad by Scott Austin Just how difficult has it been for venture capitalists to exit a company since the last tech bust in 2001? Check out some research charts put ...

Innovation in a recession by RapidBi Innovation is about more than new products and technologies – its about ideas – and ideas from your brain and the brains of your people and networks can be ...

The Corporate Lab as Ringmaster by Steve Lohr THE Internet has changed many things, of course, but one of its more far-reaching effects has been to transform the economics of innovation.The ...

Finding an Innovation Strategy That Works by Frank T. Rothaermel and Andrew M. Hess When it comes to pursuing innovation, choosing the right path can be tricky, even for the most seasoned of ...

The BizCoach: Why Women Receive Less Angel Funding Than Men You’re a woman with a great business idea, but you’re short on funds. You’ve also heard that it’s tough for female entrepreneurs ...

Venture Capital, Still Seeking the Next Big Thing by Phyllis Korkki This may seem a less-than-ideal time for an entrepreneur to seek venture capital. But the capital well is far from dry, according ...

The Heart of Innovation: The Top 100 Lamest Excuses for Not... Recognize any of these? If so, find your way pass the 100th and learn how to go beyond them. Takes less than five minutes. (Or maybe a ...

Knowledge blocks innovation My respected former colleague Wilfred Rubens pointed me to an interesting posting on the HBR innovation blog of Scott Anthony. It is about the danger of knowledge ...
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