Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > News > Profiting From His Inner Geek

November 2nd, 2007

Profiting From His Inner Geek

Abstract:
At least that's the hope, but others are not as sanguine. Jurvetson has been an especially visible booster of nanotechnology, the science of fabricating new products at the atomic and molecular levels. Among other things, he has spoken on panels, gone to Washington to lobby for research funds, and talked up the field's potential in the press. His company has also invested approximately $100 million in 30 nanotech-related companies. But so far, nanotech remains an area with potential only, with no hugely profitable nanotechnology firms having been started yet.

"To me, he has become Mr. Nanotech," says Lawrence Aragon, editor in chief of Venture Capital Journal, a trade publication, of Jurvetson. "If there's a big winner in there, he will be totally validated. But that's the trick with V.C. You can be right about a technology, and your timing could be completely wrong."

Source:
portfolio.com

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding

Harris & Harris Group Invests in UberSeq, Inc. July 16th, 2014

Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company D-Wave Systems Closes a $28.4 Million Financing July 14th, 2014

Harris & Harris Group Continues Its Blog Series to Highlight Most Impactful Portfolio Companies With Produced Water Absorbents, Inc. July 9th, 2014

Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company HZO Raises $20 Million in Growth Financing July 1st, 2014

Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

Oregon chemists eye improved thin films with metal substitution: Solution-based inorganic process could drive more efficient electronics and solar devices July 21st, 2014

Steam from the sun: New spongelike structure converts solar energy into steam July 21st, 2014

More than glitter: Scientists explain how gold nanoparticles easily penetrate cells, making them useful for delivering drugs July 21st, 2014

Carbyne morphs when stretched: Rice University calculations show carbon-atom chain would go metal to semiconductor July 21st, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE