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What government agencies seeking innovation could learn from venture capitalists

In the spirit of the adage that government could learn a lot from businesses, here are some practices and concepts from the VC ecosystem that differ from…

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Defense agencies missing untapped potential in DC area’s own ‘Silicon Valley’

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Does venture capital get the best ideas to market?

Ross Baird, founder of Village Capital, believes that venture capital isn’t doing a good job of getting new ideas to society.
In his new book, The Innovation…

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Silicon Valley on the Potomac

Keith Trippie, a former DHS IT executive, offers a unique approach to funding technology programs that borrows partly from the intelligence community and…

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The role of government in private innovation

Author Josh Lerner\’s new book examines what, if any, role governments should play when it comes to spurring innovation and investing in venture capital.

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