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The tech scouts we work with have shared their deepest fears and past blunders. Here’s some strategies to avoid the same fate: 1. Flat Data in a 3D World You might think you’re on top of your information because it’s in a spreadsheet, but a 2008 study found that that 88% of spreadsheets have errors

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Technology scouting remains vital for the innovation of organizations, yet you do not consider yourself to be a tech scout. Maybe you should. Although it may not be in your job title, tech scouting is most likely embedded in your job description. Even though there are few dedicated tech scouts, there are abundant possibilities for

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“The Biotech industry is, by its very nature, a live representation of the trophic cascades and a field that ruled by pure Darwinism,” as I noted at the “start-ups and tech transfer” roundtable session during the American Society for Cell Biology in San Diego, CA last year. Indeed, small start-up biotech companies, just like zooplanktons

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Nearly every Olympics, we hear about a new broken world record in one sport or another. While much of this can be attributed to better training, coaching, and dietary techniques, the headlines never focus on the impact that technology has on these records. Although we like to believe that new records are a result of

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Identifying cutting-edge technology is simply the first step of technology scouting. The key to effective tech scouting is to capture the right opportunity at the right time. We assembled a list of five tactics to help you streamline your process. 1. Discover the Unknown While an abundance of new start-ups and patents has made scouting

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