Quiz on Essays 7 and 8 in HBR -...

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Quiz on Essays 7 and 8 in HBR (Bhide and Nevins/Summe/Uttal) 1. (Points: 10.0) Which of the following do Nevins, Summe and Uttal identify as trends making technology commercialization an imperative for companies to succeed? (a) Technology is expensive (b) Technological innovations are expanding rapidly (c) The number of market segments is increasing (d) Technologies are slow to become obsolete 2. (Points: 10.0) For those forced to bootstrap their business, Bhide recommends a small, copycat idea over a revolutionary one. 1. True 2. False 3. (Points: 10.0) Despite budget concerns, Bhide recommends that founders of start-up companies allocate funds to hire the most highly-qualified people possible. 1. True 2. False 4. (Points: 10.0) Which of the following criteria do venture capitalists typically look for in an investment? (a) Follow-on ideas with identifiable competitors (b) Young founders with energy and enthusiasm (c) Distinctive niche markets (d) Adaptability and rapidly changing industries
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This note was uploaded on 09/17/2008 for the course GE 498 taught by Professor Hollis during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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