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Technology Ventures: From Idea to Enterprise, 2nd ed.
Tom Byers Biography
At Stanford University since 1995, Professor Tom Byers focuses on education regarding high-growth entrepreneurship and technology innovation. He is the first holder of the Entrepreneurship Professorship endowed chair in the School of Engineering, and is also a Bass University Fellow in Undergraduate Education. He has been a faculty director since the inception of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP), which serves as the entrepreneurship center for the engineering school. STVP includes the Mayfield Fellows work/study program for undergraduates, the Accel Innovation Scholars for PhD students, and the Entrepreneurship Corner (ECorner) collection of thought leader videos. He is a principal investigator and the director of the Epicenter, which is funded by the National Science Foundation to stimulate entrepreneurship education at all USA engineering and science colleges. He is the co-author of an entrepreneurship textbook called Technology Ventures: From Idea to Enterprise that i...
Stanford Technology Ventures Program
Richard C. Dorf Biography
Richard C. Dorf is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Professor of Management at the University of California, Davis. He is a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the society, as well as a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE). The best-selling author of Introduction to Electric Circuits (6th Ed.), Modern Control Systems (10th Ed.), Handbook of Electrical Engineering (3rd Ed.), Handbook of Engineering (2nd Ed.), and Handbook of Technology Management, Dr. Dorf is co-founder of six technology firms.
University of California at Davis
2006-10-12 670 pages ID: 803 Rating: 
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Description: [From Amazon] Technology Ventures is the first textbook to thoroughly examine a global phenomenon known as "technology entrepreneurship". Now in its second edition, this book integrates the most valuable entrepreneurship and technology management theories from some of the world's leading scholars and educators with current examples of new technologies and an extensive suite of media resources.

Dorf and Byers's comprehensive collection of action-oriented concepts and applications provides both students and professionals with the tools necessary for success in starting and growing a technology enterprise. Technology Ventures details the critical differences between scientific ideas and true business opportunities.  Additionally, the book contains a DVD media package of video segments from the STVP Educators Corner website featuring world-class entrepreneurs, investors, and Stanford professors.