Archive for September, 2009

A tale of two (entrepreneurial) cities

I got my bachelor’s degree (Aerospace Engineering) from the University of Michigan, which is located in the lovely town of Ann Arbor, Michigan (about a 45 minute drive from Detroit). As one of the top research universities in the US, the greater Ann Arbor area is home to major R&D facilities and company headquarters from […]

Recap of feedback on “Copying Y Combinator”

[UPDATE]- I’ve written an update 1.5 years later on the original post: “Looking back – 1.5 years since ‘Copying Y Combinator’” Last week I finally posted my Cambridge MBA dissertation/individual project on the web. I was amazed at the traffic it brought! But I also wanted to address some of the things that people brought […]

Copying Y Combinator – WHY and HOW

[UPDATE]- I’ve written an update 1.5 years later on the original post: “Looking back – 1.5 years since ‘Copying Y Combinator’” Have you thought about starting a program like Y Combinator in your city? That doing so would not only build a startup ecosystem but would also bring a good financial return? I studied Y Combinator, […]