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Commercializing Innovation: Tom Eisenmann on "Why Startups Fail"

October 4th, 2021 ~ 04:00pm - 05:00pm

Zoom; please register for details

In this virtual fireside chat, hear from HBS entrepreneurship professor Tom Eisenmann on the misjudgements and mistaken patterns that new startups can sometimes fall into, and consider how startups commercializing innovative technologies can maximize their chance of success.

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Thomas R. Eisenmann is the Howard H. Stevenson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, Peter O. Crisp Chair of the Harvard Innovation Labs, and Faculty Co-Chair of the HBS Rock Center for Entrepreneurship, the Harvard MS/MBA Program, and the Harvard College Technology Innovation Fellows Program. He is the author of Why Startups Fail: A New Roadmap for Entrepreneurial Success.

Eisenmann will be joined by Sam Liss, Executive Director, Strategic Partnerships, from the Harvard Office of Technology Development (OTD).

Hosted by Harvard OTD and the FAS Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.

The Commercializing Innovation series is primarily aimed at Harvard University faculty, researchers, postdocs, and graduate students. However, the event is open to all.


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