In his opening words, Prof. Eli Talmor, Professor at London Business School and Chair of the Coller Institute of Venture, discussed the upcoming Financial Models research strand. Prof. Talmor reiterated that not all energy should go to pure science, but some thought should also be given to funding.
The upcoming Financial Models strand will explore alternative innovative vehicles for early stage funding, including incubators, accelerators, crowdfunding, etc.
Prof. Talmor has also revealed that the Japanese were the ones to mark the inception of venture in Asia.
Watch his full opening words in the video below.