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  • Business Incubator
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  • Yelp, Inc. 2004: Concept and founding 1 Yelp Inc. developed out of a business incubator called MRL Ventures that was founded by Max Levchin and several former PayPal executives. Stoppleman proposed a website where users could ask friends for their recommendations on local services via email and Levchin agreed to invest $1 million in the project. MRL co-founder, David Galbraith, who had instigated the research into a Yellow Pages style Internet product, came up with the name "Yelp", and the project was launched in 2004.
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  • Arizona State University Research and Institutes 1 UBI reviewed 550 universities and associated business incubators from around the world using an assessment framework that takes more than 50 performance indicators into consideration
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  • Mark Shuttleworth - Work 1 In September 2000, Shuttleworth formed HBD Venture Capital (Here be Dragons), a business incubator and venture capital provider. In March 2004 he formed Canonical Ltd., for the promotion and commercial support of free software projects, especially the Ubuntu operating system. In December 2009, Shuttleworth stepped down as the CEO of Canonical, Ltd.
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  • Entrepreneurship - Background 1 Many organizations exist to support would- be entrepreneurs including specialized government agencies, business incubators, science parks, and some NGOs
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  • MSN TV - Microsoft takes notice 1 In June 1999, Steve Perlman left Microsoft and started Rearden, a business incubator for new companies in media and entertainment technology.
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  • Idealab 1 'Idealab' (formerly known as 'idealab!') is a business incubator based in Pasadena, California.
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  • Pebble Technology - Development 1 Migicovsky successfully took his idea through the Y Combinator (company)|Y Combinator business incubator program, and unusually for a startup company at Y Combinator, Migicovsky's business actually generated revenue during the program
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  • Aquafadas - Company history 1 *2006, Aquafadas was founded as a company and moved its offices to Cap Omega, a business incubator that has received the award for best global incubator of start-ups, awarded by the (National Business Incubation Association).[ ws/2007-incubator-of-the-year-award- winners/ NBIA]
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  • Bill Gross (entrepreneur) 1 He founded GNP Loudspeakers (now GNP Audio Video), an audio equipment manufacturer; GNP Development Inc., acquired by Lotus Software; Knowledge Adventure, an educational software company, later acquired by Cendant; and the business incubator Idealab in March, 1996, of which he serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. He is also credited as the creator of the Sponsored Search model of search advertising where advertisers pay when their ad is clicked.
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  • Entrepreneur - Background 1 Many organizations exist to support would- be entrepreneurs including specialized government agencies, business incubators, science parks, and some Non- governmental organization|NGOs
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  • Georgia Institute of Technology - Technology Square 1 The Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) is a science and business incubator, run by the Georgia Institute of Technology, and is also headquartered in Technology Square's Centergy One complex.
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  • Portland, Oregon - Economy 1 Software-oriented startup companies, supported by seed funding organizations and business incubators, include Clicky, COLOURlovers, AppFog, Vizify, CPUsage, Urban Airship and many others.
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  • Viterbi School of Engineering - Major research centers 1 * Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering|Alfred Mann Institute - business incubator for medical device development in preparation for commercialization
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  • New Jersey Institute of Technology 1 NJIT also focuses on economic development, a prime example of which is the [ Enterprise Development Center] (EDC), an on- campus business incubator established in 1988 that currently houses 90 start-ups
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  • Technical University of Madrid - Research 1 The Scientific and Technological Park of the UPM (Parque UPM) represents a significant boost to the Universitys RDi activity through the creation of new RDi centres, business incubators, and specialized laboratories, with the backing and participation of public and private institutions.
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  • Prague - Science, research and hi-tech centres 1 It is also a seat of 10 public research institutes, four business incubators and large hospitals performing research and development activities such as the Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine in Prague or the Motol University Hospital
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  • Seasteading - Blueseed 1 Blueseed is a company working on launching a ship near Silicon Valley which will serve as a visa-free Startup company|startup community and entrepreneurial business incubator|incubator
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  • University of Missouri - Campus 1 It includes the University of Missouri Research Reactor Center, International Institute for Nano and Molecular Medicine, MU Life Science Business Incubator at Monsanto Place, and Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center
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  • Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Mexico City - History of the campus 1 It also houses the Center for Educational Innovation, installations of the Virtual University, the Media Center and the New Business Incubator.
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  • Curitiba - Urban planning 1 Key initiatives include the South-Circular bus line, which links the southern and eastern regions of town; Entrepreneurial Sheds, business incubators designed to help small companies get established and prosper; and the Crafts Lyce, which trains people for professions such as marketing and finance
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  • Recife - Information technology industry 1 Professors at the school also teamed up to launch Centro de Estudos e Sistemas Avanados do Recife (C.E.S.A.R), a business incubator that has played a vital role in the birth of some 30 company|companies.
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  • University of Southampton - Science Park 1 Originally established in 1983 as Chilworth Science Park, named after the manor house that is now a luxury hotel and conference centre, the park houses business incubator units to help these companies
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  • National University of Singapore - Present form 1 NEC is currently headed by Professor Wong Poh Kam ory/STIStory_800832.html and its activities are organised into 4 areas, including a business incubator, experiential education, entrepreneurship development, and entrepreneurship research.
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  • University of Reading - Reading Enterprise Hub 1 Reading Enterprise Hub is a business incubator opened in 2003. The hub was jointly sponsored by the university and South East England Development Agency|SEEDA, and sought to attract startup high tech companies, particularly those with interests in environmental technology, information technology, life sciences, and materials science.
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  • University of Tennessee - Agricultural Campus 1 The Ag Campus is the site of UT's Plant Biotech Building and associated facilities, the Biosystems Engineering and Environmental Sciences facility, UT's College of Veterinary Medicine and its associated teaching hospital of veterinary medicine, the Pendergrass Library Agricultural and Veterinary Medicine Libra