Material Science Start-ups in the Modern Age

John Seely Brown, Deloitte Center for Edge Innovation

With just ten people and as little as $50,000, new garage-based enterprises that used to require hefty start-up costs and infrastructure can grow larger and more productive with fewer resources than ever before, says Deloitte Center for the Edge Independent Co-Chairman John Seely Brown. Entrepreneurs in the 21st century need to think about taking advantage of advanced tools like cloud computing and social media to progress at a pace – and with such lean, muscular resources – previously unimaginable.