University of Wisconsin-Madison Archive

Innovation And Investment Dollars Turn To A New Region: The Midwest

It may seem as if entrepreneurship and venture capital are exclusively tied to the east and west coasts. In many cases this is true. A recent report derived by SSTI from PricewaterhouseCoopers Moneytree Survey Data shows that California attracted 53% of all venture capital dollars in 2012 in the United States followed by Maryland and New York City with a combined 19% of VC …

Dear Ambassadors and Respected Representatives of UW-Madison and Education – A Year in Review

Over a year ago I wrote an open letter to several faculty members of the University of Wisconsin – Madison. In the letter I voiced my concerns over the broken admissions process and broken academic protocols within the school and within other universities. I also discussed the importance of building a network and more importantly, maintaining the health of that network. Well, this past weekend I …

Dear Ambassadors and Respected Representatives of UW-Madison and Education

In the back of my mind I’m always thinking about education and change. Below is an open letter written to some faculty members of my alma-mater about the importance in recognizing that change. (Before reading this letter, please note that I will be making this letter publicly available on my blog. Also, kindly take note of the recipients.) To: Chancellor Carolyn Martin – chancellor@news.wisc.edu To: …

Cardboard Box Lane

Image via Wikipedia Time to be creative, risky and bold. If you don’t act now you’ll be left in the cold. Step out of the box and step up your game, Otherwise you’ll be living on Cardboard Box Lane. Now is the time to be bold. Dare to be great. This is definitely not the time to play it safe. If you are trying to …