From Academia To Entrepreneur: Lessons From The Real World by Eugene KhorFrom Academia To Entrepreneur: Lessons From The Real World by Eugene Khor

From Academia To Entrepreneur: Lessons From The Real World

byEugene KhorEditorEugene Khor

Paperback | October 23, 2013

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From Academia to Entrepreneur: Lessons from the Real Worldprovides practical advice on entrepreneurship, interspersed with insights the author gained from starting up his own business and in associations with other ventures. These same insights can be applied to bringing a technology concept from academia to an enterprise.

A few of the questionsFrom Academia to Entrepreneur: Lessons from the Real Worldanswers:

  • How do I pragmatically appraise business opportunities?
  • What traits should I look for in an enterprise?
  • What can and should I do with my concept while in academia, before entering such an endeavor?
  • How do I overcome risk aversion?
  • And most importantly, why should I be the one to build this business?

  • Provides insights into using academic research as a potential business, meeting the challenges and opportunities in today's academic research environment
  • Offers practical ideas on entrepreneurship
  • Describes how to take a company to financial profit and maintain it
  • Emphasizes the pragmatic details to work through, equipping you with the correct set of tools to build your business
Dr. Eugene Khor, Chiticore Enterprises Inc. Victoria, Canada.
Title:From Academia To Entrepreneur: Lessons From The Real WorldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 23, 2013Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0124105165

ISBN - 13:9780124105164


Table of Contents

1. Entrepreneuring Biomedical Science
2. The Academic-Business Conundrum.
3. Taking Academic Biomedical Research Beyond the Lab Bench
4. To Become a Runway Entrepreneur From Academia
5. What is Business?
6. Business Plan
7. Raising Funds
8. Quality Systems
9. About Consultants
10. Action Plan
11. When the Rubber Hits the Road
12. Start-up Battle Gear Essentials
13. Arrival

Editorial Reviews

"Khor offers this advice manual for entrepreneurship focusing on biomedical science. The book begins by presenting the potential of biomedical entrepreneurship as well as its challenges, and discussing the transition from academia to business in both personal and practical terms.The book also addresses viability assessment and concludes with the eventuality of leaving the business or taking a different role even if it is successful.", February 2014