E145: Technology Entrepreneurship
E145: Technology Entrepreneurship (Stanford Univ.). This course introduces the fundamentals of technology entrepreneurship, pioneered in Silicon Valley and now influencing other locations around the world. You will learn the process used by technology entrepreneurs to start companies. It involves taking a technology idea and finding a high-potential commercial opportunity, gathering resources such as talent and capital, figuring out how to sell and market the idea, and managing rapid growth. The class demonstrates the entrepreneurial mindset ... when others see insurmountable problems, people look for opportunities in technology and business solutions. A technology entrepreneurial perspective is also a wonderful way of thinking in order to tackle new opportunities in social entrepreneurship, whether it is in government or NGOs (non-profits).
|Lecture 08 - Technology Life Cycles and Diffusion|
Chuck Eesley discusses technology life cycles and technology diffusion. The typical industry cycles of product and process innovation are discussed. This video also covers some insights that technology entrepreneurs might take away from these patterns when planning their technology strategy.
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