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Technology Ventures: From Idea to Enterprise, 2nd ed.
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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
Tom Byers Biography

Tom Byers is a professor at Stanford University where he focuses on technology and high-growth entrepreneurship education. He is founder and a faculty co-director 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, Entrepreneurship Corner website of videos and podcasts, and a set of global Roundtable on Entrepreneurship Education conferences for educators. Tom is co-author of a leading entrepreneurship textbook called "Technology Ventures: From Idea to Enterprise" published by McGraw-Hill.

At Stanford, he is the chairman of the Committee for Undergraduate Standards and Policies (C-USP). He is an affiliated faculty member of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program

McGraw-Hill
2006-10-12 670 pages ID: 803 Rating: 
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Link to website and sample course syllabus
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.
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