Technical Entrepreneurial Resources
Here is a list of
resources for people looking for resources for entrepreneurial endeavors in the technical realm. Statistics have
shown that something like 80% of all new business efforts fail, so doing some up-front research could save you
some grief. Maybe your idea is not likely to produce the interest you envision; better to decide that before
investing lots of time and money. Of course, you might be the exception - there have been many. Maybe you are
already in business and are looking for help. Hopefully, you can find it from one of these companies.
|Building on a Culture of
Article from Georgia Tech.
Business 101 For Engineering Entrepreneurs
From IEEE, by Erica Vonderheid.
Can a Good Engineer Become a Successful Entrepreneur?
By Praise Paul.
Center for Innovation in Engineering
Blog - Princeton Entrepreneurs Network.
Collegiate Entrepreneurship Resource Center
Resources from the Kauffman Campuses Resource Library.
Engineering Entrepreneur’s Program
College of Engineering wide program whose focus is to educate
and train NC State University College of Engineering undergraduates as the vanguard of both leaders and
entrepreneurs of the technology industry, and to improve the attraction and retention of students into the
engineering and science disciplines, from North Carolina State University.
One academic’s look at entrepreneurial activities in engineering-based
industries — from the standpoint of practice, teaching and research.
Guide from the Lippincott Library / Engineering Library, University of
How Failure Breeds Success
Article from Business Week Online.
IEEE USA's Entrepreneurs Village
IEEE-USA believes that the development of small business is critical to the economic and career vitality
of the U.S. The Village is a gathering place that will allow you to become a mentor or to seek the
guidance of other mentors.
If You're Developing a Product, Think Like an Entrepreneur
Article from IEEE.
Innosight’s consulting and
customized training sessions help companies improve their ability to create innovation-driven growth.
Living in the “Unreal World:” A Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs
Article from Wisconsin Technology
MIT Entrepreneurship Center
Provides content, context, and contacts that enable entrepreneurs to design and launch successful new
ventures based on innovative technologies.
National Business Incubation Association (NBIA)
Leading organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship. It provides thousands of
professionals with the information, education, advocacy and networking resources to bring excellence to
the process of assisting early-stage companies worldwide.
Of Engineers and Entrepreneurs
Can a university turn an engineer into an entrepreneur? - by Lay
Leng TAN, in INNOVATION magazine.
Psychologist - Technology
Entrepreneurs FrequentlyEexperience Hypomania
Article from Wisconsin Technology Network LLC.
Sales Strategies for the High-Tech
Article from Wisconsin Technology Network LLC.
Silicon Insider. So you want to be a
Commentary by Michael S. Malone, from Montana Associated Technology Roundtables.
So You Want to Start a Business?
From IEEE, by Helen Horwitz.
Stanford Technology Ventures Program
STVP is the entrepreneurship center at Stanford University's School of Engineering, by the department of
Management Science and Engineering, and is dedicated to accelerating high-technology entrepreneurship
education and creating scholarly research on technology-based firms that, in turn, provides new insights
for students, scholars, and business leaders.
Expert advice on all
aspects of starting a business, and is also an entrepreneurial resource for you to learn from peers.
Tech Entrepreneurs See Profit in Connecting Next Billion Internet Users
Article from USA Today.
Technology Entrepreneur Center (TEC)
217-244-3124 / Urbana, IL
Enhances the existing
engineering curriculum, produces publishable research, and engages the College's vast pool of faculty,
students, and alumni supportive of entrepreneurship, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Technology Innovation Management Entrepreneurship Information Service
Aims at assisting
techno-preneurs to find technologies, projects, funding options and information about policy environment,
incentive schemes and industrial infrastructure available in the country covering both the central and
TEC: Technology Entrepreneur Center
314-436-3500 / St. Louis, MO
Assists technology start-up companies in St. Louis to increase their
likelihood of success through access to highly qualified mentors, assistance with business planning &
strategies, & office services.
The DaVinci Institute
A non-profit futurist think tank. We are both a global community of thinkers and doers,
and a service organization that graduates competent entrepreneurs and powerful entrepreneurial businesses.
The Entrepreneur Center @ NVTC
A resource center for
emerging technology companies and individual entrepreneurs.
Transforming a Dream to Marketable Product
Article from IEEE, by Carol Goodale.