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A more effective Venture ecosystem: the case for making America more entrepreneurial

更有效的企业生态系统——让美国更具创业精神 “Americans have long believed in the importance of entrepreneurs to the health of our economy. We see ourselves as risk-takers and innovators. Today more than ever, the entrepreneur is celebrated, failure is accepted as a cost of doing business, and starting your own company is seen as a path to achieving the American Dream. Although it’s difficult to measure directly, entrepreneurship is understood to be a way to a middle class life. In an economy where traditional manufacturing jobs have gone offshore, and globalization and technology have put pressure on U.S. wages, small businesses may be an even more critical pathway than ever to mobility and opportunity – not just for the business owner, but also for those who fill the jobs that business creates.

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Coller Institute of Venture welcomes Nathan Zeldes

We are happy to announce that Nathan Zeldes has joined the Coller Institute of Venture as a Research Affiliate, focusing on the history of venture. Mr. Zeldes is a physicist morphed into an organizational change agent, and is recognized as a global thought leader in the search for improved knowledge worker productivity. Having enjoyed a long career as a manager and senior engineer at Intel, he now helps organizations to solve core problems at the intersection of technology and human behavior.

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