[Event Information]
GSDM 31th Platform Seminar/The 27th PoP Seminar
“Black swan start-ups and the role of government policy”
6th Oct, 2014 11:00~12:30
→(NEW!!) 7th Oct,2014 14:00~15:30
(Room 429-433, School of Engineering Building #14.The University of Tokyo Hongo Campus )

2014/10/06
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Due to the typhoon, today’s seminar was postponed to Tuesday, Ocotber 7. The new schedule is as follows. We apologize for a ny inconvenience this may cause.

Time and Date: 14:00-15:30 Tuesday, October 7
Place: Room 429-433, School of Engineering Building #14

[Summary]
Dr Sami Mahroum and his team have been investigating the conditions that have led to the emergence and success of international technological start-ups in places outside the US that are generally considered to be less favourable for start-up activity. In some of these cases, the founders of the start-ups moved from regions with favourable conditions for start-ups to places that are less favourable. The list include, among others, the case of Skype in Estonia, SoundCloud in Berlin, Rovio in Finland, Maktoob in Jordan and Sofizar in Lahore. Dr Mahroum will share the findings from this qualitative research and reflect on the policy implications for governments concerned with encouraging entrepreneurship and start-up activity”.

Date : Monday, October 6,11:00-12:30   Tuesday,October 7, 14:00-15:30
Title : Black swan start-ups and the role of government policy
Speaker : Sami Mahroum博士
(Academic & Executive Director, INSEAD Innovation and Policy Initiative)
Venue : Room 404, School of Law Bldg. The University of Tokyo Hongo Campus
Room 429-433, School of Engineering Building #14.
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Hosted by : Science, Technology, and Innovation Governance(STIG)
Co-Hosted by : The Global Leader Program for Social Design and Management (GSDM)
Language : English
Registration : Advance registration required.  Registration
Contact : Office for Science, Technology, and Innovation Governance(STIG)