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CIVs History of Venture Timeline at CIV2015HK

The Coller Institute of Venture History of Venture (CIVHOV) database is at the core of the institute’s History research strand (other strands being Deep Innovation, University Venture, and Policy), which is led by Prof. Eli Talmor. Arguably, it is the first effort in venture research that aims to build and maintain a database of key related events. The study of history in itself is valuable in any domain, if only because of the adage, “Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Certainly in an evolving field like venture, history can provide ideas, lessons, and caveats.

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CIV’s Dr. Robyn Klingler Vidra addresses the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Rankings for 2015-2016

Dr. Robyn Klingler Vidra, a Senior Research Fellow at the Coller Institute of Venture, was interviewed by the UK Press Association about the advance of British tech competitiveness. The interview was prompted by the release of the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Rankings for 2015-2016 on September 30; Dr. Klingler Vidra has managed the UK Executive Opinion Survey – which provides a substantial portion of the data on which the Competitiveness Rankings are determined – every year since 2009 through LSE Enterprise Ltd.

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