How Professors Can Become Thought Leaders

In 2000, when I was on the Board of Directors at Best Buy, the company decided to launch online shopping. The Best Buy founder and then-CEO Dick Schulze was ready to make a multimillion-dollar Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: James C Wetherbe

How Tech Startups Protect Against the Downside of Corporate Venture Capital

Many large corporations are making corporate venture capital (CVC) investments in tech startups. While the innovation benefits for these corporations have received much attention in the business Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Authors: Yannick Bammens and Jakob Lilienweiss

FedEx: Obtaining Corporate Sponsored Research

Corporate funding helps make business/entrepreneurial research relevance and practicality by ensuring market value of the results (Eckhardt and Wetherbe). However, many university Read More...

Category: Theory and Research

Author: James C Wetherbe

Versare, Inc. - The Accidental Fax

Versare, which makes portable walls, fold-down beds, and similar products for businesses and institutions, is an entrepreneurial venture in crisis. They have received a fax from a distributor that Read More...

Category: Theory and Research

Author: David Deeds