“Teamwork makes the dreams work”. The well-known phrase has been overused as a company motto. Yet, it remains true and always will. Haven’t heard it? Maybe you’ve heard, “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself,” a quote by Henry Ford. Or maybe, “differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical … [Read more...] about Innovation Teams Work To Make Your Dream Work
Most inventors, whether they are university faculty or not, want to eventually start a company and capitalize on their inventions and research. For university faculty, this could be, or at least seems like a much more difficult thing to do. Why? Well, they already have a full-time job as a professor. There … [Read more...] about How to Spin Out University Research into a Startup as a Faculty Member
Have you ever thought about opening your own business, but you didn’t know when to do it? Maybe you’ve heard the phrase: “the best time to start a business is today.” Is this actually good advice? Yaro Starak, entrepreneur, blogger and podcaster, answers this question on his blog. Starak highlights three things aspiring entrepreneurs should do first when they decide to open … [Read more...] about When is the Best Time to Start a Business?
We all have heard “you learn from your mistakes,” so, why do a lot of startup blogs warn entrepreneurs of the mistakes they shouldn’t make when starting a business, but not very many tell them what mistakes they should be making? Some mistakes teach us more than our successes and some of those mistakes are bound … [Read more...] about Mistakes Aspiring Entrepreneurs SHOULD Consider Making when Starting a Business
Finding balance in your professional life and your dreams can be hard for anyone. Faculty in academia, hoping to become entrepreneur and start their own companies, find this especially difficult. Finding this balance is essential to having success both professionally and in entrepreneurial endeavors. Amy J. Ko, … [Read more...] about How to Juggle Faculty Entrepreneurship
Trying to start a business as a faculty member in academia? Don’t fret. As daunting as starting a company can seem, this blog will aim to give any prospective entrepreneur useful insights to getting started. Jason Eriksen, Ph.D., an associate professor of Pharmacology at the University of Houston, has founded three different Biotech companies since he’s been at UH: Alzeca … [Read more...] about A Few Things to Consider When Launching a Faculty Startup