October 22, 2016

Scott Shane

Scott Shane

Scott Shane is A. Malachi Mixon III, Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Case Western Reserve University. He is the author of nine books, including:

Illusions of Entrepreneurship: The Costly Myths that Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Policy Makers Live By
Finding Fertile Ground: Identifying Extraordinary Opportunities for New Ventures

From Ice Cream to the Internet: Using Franchising to Drive the Growth and Profits of Your Company

Technology Strategy for Managers and Entrepreneurs

Fool’s Gold: The Truth Behind Angel Investing in America

He is the Editor of the Small Business Research Center at Small Business Trends.

He is also a member of the Northcoast Angel Fund in the Cleveland area. You can reach him at Scott “dot” shane “at” Case “dot” edu.

Why Micro VC is Growing

Why Micro Venture Capital is Growing

The number of micro VC investors is growing rapidly in the U.S. Here's an explanation for this venture capital investment trend.

What Investors Look For: Slope, Y-intercept, and Billions of Dollars

Slope, Y-intercept, and Billions of Dollars

We explain a saying about investing in startups: “A little bit of slope makes up for a lot of Y-intercept”. Discover a part of what investors look for.

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