How to be an Entrepredemic [Magazine Article]

NESL Technical Report #: 2012-6-3

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ACM DL Author-ize serviceHow to be an "entrepredemic"
Jonathan Friedman
XRDS: Crossroads, The ACM Magazine for Students - The Role of Academia in the Startup World, 2012

Dear future colleagues, when it comes to your job, you have a choice to make, but it’s not the one you think. Many of my former students and interns once thought as you do— I can either be an academic or an entrepreneur. In practice, it’s a false choice. Academic research is a highly entrepreneurial enterprise where big intellectual risks are taken to reach even greater societal benefits. Startups work with financial benefits, but the actual mechanics are largely identical: You rise or fall on the combined strength of your ideas and your resolve to realize them...

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Publication Forum: XRDS: Crossroads, The ACM Magazine for Students - The Role of Academia in the Startup World

Volume: 18

Number: 4

Page (Start): 8

Page (End): 12

Page (Count): 5

Date: 2012-06-01

Place: New York, NY USA

Publisher: ACM

Public Document?: Yes

NESL Document?: Yes

Document category: Magazine Article

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