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Commercializing Innovation: Tom Eisenmann on "Why Startups Fail"

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

Zoom; please register for details

Join us for this virtual fireside chat in which HBS entrepreneurship professor Tom Eisenmann will identify some of the key failure modes of emerging startups. We’ll discuss how science-based startups can avoid these pitfalls, as well as other concepts covered in his recent book, Why Startups Fail.

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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.

Press Contact: Kirsten Mabry | (617) 495-4157

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