Dave Lerner

Entrepreneur, Angel, Professor, Host of Venture Studio

University Entrepreneurship

I) WHAT STUDENT ENTREPRENEURS NEED TO DO TO SUCCEED

Series:

My TEDx Talk on Student Entrepreneurship: “Why Wait ‘Til You Graduate?”

What Every Student Entrepreneur Needs to Know to Succeed (1) Just Win, Baby

What Every Student Entrepreneur Needs to Know to Succeed (2) Get Connected!

What Every Student Entrepreneur Needs to Know to Succeed (3) Know Something!

What Every Student Entrepreneur Needs to Know to Succeed (4) Social Media

What Every Student Entrepreneur Needs to Know to Succeed (5) Finding a Mentor

What Every Student Entrepreneur Needs to Know to Succeed (6) Relationships w/ Investors

What Every Student Entrepreneur Needs to Know to Succeed (7) Grants & Competitions

 

*Background Reading:

The Coming Entrepreneurial Tidal Wave: University Entrepreneurship 2.0

A New Breed of University Entrepreneur Arrives on Campus

Why and How Universities Should Embrace Startup Culture

 

II) UNIVERSITY ENTREPRENEURSHIP & SPINOFFS

University Spin-Offs (1): The Vaunted Gates Creak Open and Entrepreneurs Peer Inside

University Spin-Offs (2): A Quick Primer

University Spin-Offs (3): Suffering From Entrepreneur’s Block?

University Spin-Offs (4): Professor as CEO?

University Spin-Offs (5): Angels in Our Midst?

University Spin-Offs (6): Amazing Historical IPO Rate

Should There be Profit in Knowledge? A Century of American Debate

Deal Terms for University Spin-Offs

University Spin-Offs: Bridging the Cultural Divide

Cultivating a University’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: A Master Class

University Spinoffs: A Stunning Track-Record of Success

University Entrepreneurship: Lifeblood to Entire Cities

The “X” Factor in Business

Google Acquires University Spinoff ReCAPTCHA

Breaking the Century Mark: Celebrating 100 Spinoffs at Columbia University

Some Examples of Private Sales and IPO’s from Columbia University’s Startup Portfolio

A Sampling of Commercial Products Using Columbia University Technology

Hosting Entrepreneur Office Hours at CTV’s Venture Lab for the Columbia Community

New York City’s Academic Institutions: A Stunning Engine of Innovation

Your Startup: Mapping it Out Some More

Heard it from the Horses’ Mouth: What Venture Capitalists Like and Don’t Like to See when Doing University Spinoffs

The Coming Entrepreneurial Tidal Wave: University Entrepreneurship 2.0

peHub’s Dan Primack on the Emerging Tsunami of University Entrepreneuship 2.0

The Parable of the Venture Capitalist, the Entrepreneur and the Professor

Why and How Universities Should Embrace Startup Culture

How Not to Piss People Off When You Present to Them

A New Breed of University Entrepreneur Arrives on Campus