The Next Hot Entrepreneurs: Science PhDs

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Georgia Tech's Yash Kolambkar Recognized by BusinessWeek

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The Next Hot Entrepreneurs: Science PhDs

Biotech is the industry that is attracting the most venture capital dollars, according to the latest stats from the National Venture Capital Association. So wouldn’t it make sense that science PhDs could be poised to become the 21st century version of the Google Guys? Meaning, holding a science PhD in 2009 could be the right training for an inventive entrepreneur, parallel to studying computer science in 1999....The thirteen Kauffman Foundation fellows are :... • Yash Kolambkar, Georgia Institute of Technology...Yash M. Kolambkar is a skilled researcher in the biomedical field with a strong focus on translation of research ideas into commercially viable products. He is currently preparing to successfully defend his PhD thesis at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Biomedical Engineering, entrepreneurs, Georgia Tech, Science PhD
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  • Created By: Floyd Wood
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Aug 5, 2009 - 8:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:06pm