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Ent be involved in such undertakings at all Boulevard of Broken Dreams is the first extensive look at the ways governments have supported entrepreneurs and venture capitalists across Boulevard of Kindle decades and continents Josh Lerner one of the foremost experts in the field provides valuable insights into why some public initiatives work while others are hobbled by pitfalls and he offers suggestions for how public ventures should be implemented in the future Discussing the complex history of Silicon Valley and other pioneering centers of venture capital Lerner uncovers the extent of government influence in prompting growth He examines the public strategies used to advance new.

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Boulevard of Broken DreamsVentures points to the challenges of these endeavors and reveals the common flaws undermining far too many programs poor design a lack of understanding for the entrepreneurial process and implementation problems Lerner explains why governments cannot dictate how venture markets evolve and why they must balance their positions as catalysts with an awareness of their limited ability to stimulate the entrepreneurial sector As governments worldwide seek to spur economic growth in ever aggressive ways Boulevard of Broken Dreams offers an important caution The book argues for a careful approach to government support of entrepreneurial activities so that the mistakes of earlier efforts are not repeate.

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  • Lorenzo Barberis Canonico

    REVIEW Boulevard of Broken Dreams ✓ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF Boulevard of Broken DreamsJosh Lerner is THE guy behind participatory budgeting in the US but before he began the leader of the movement he spent some time analyzing why government sponsored entrepreneurship programs have failed globally as well as what enables them to succeed The book is so well researched full of fascinating historical anecdotes as well as academic research that will honestly blow your mind because we are clearly repeating failed policy every decade or so becaus


  • Tech Historian

    REVIEW Boulevard of Broken Dreams ✓ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF Boulevard of Broken DreamsI've talked to government officials in Chile Finland Russia and Singapore about public funding strategies to create entrepreneurial clusters Therefore I really wanted to like this book It has a lot going for it Lerner has researched an exhaustive list


  • Herve

    REVIEW Boulevard of Broken Dreams ✓ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF Boulevard of Broken DreamsA colleague of mine thanks Jean Jacues recently mentioned to me this book by Josh Lerner which full title is Boulevard of Broken Dreams Why Public Efforts to Boost Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Have Failed–and What to Do About It I was all the interested that Lerner is the author of many academic papers on high tech entrepreneurship and particularly of one about serial entrepreneurs “Performance Persistence in Entrepreneurship” pdf format here with Paul Gompers Anna Kovner and David Scharfstein Journal of Financial Economics 62 2007 731 764 I will come back in the future on this topic which I am currently studyingSo what should we do about the public efforts is what Lerner is trying to help us with and his answer shows how challenging the topic is What is beautiful about the author my personal point of view is that he likes history just like me Just like Steve Jobs Just read again what I posted about Jobs on mentors; “You can’


  • Frank Stein

    REVIEW Boulevard of Broken Dreams ✓ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF Boulevard of Broken DreamsThe title is somewhat misleading since this book focuses almost exclusively on efforts to encourage venture capital financing which is related to but not necessarily coterminous with entrepreneurship This focus makes sense when you realize that Lerner is a professor of Investment Banking at the Harvard Business School His book centers on the financing of start ups rather than their operation Still he makes a strong case that venture capital's importance is often underestimated even by its proponentsFor instance firms backed by venture capital tend to go public with an IPO in about half the time as those that don't have venture capital backing 100 months versus 200 months on average Firms once backed by venture capital constitute 84% of the market value of all publicly traded firms today even though venture capital makes up little than 1% of all financi


  • Pete

    REVIEW Boulevard of Broken Dreams ✓ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF Boulevard of Broken DreamsSilicon Alley Silicon Docks Silicon Beach Silicon Canal and many others show just how much creating places like Silicon Valley is desired and yet almost al


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    REVIEW Boulevard of Broken Dreams ✓ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF Boulevard of Broken DreamsOn average a dollar of venture capital appears to be three to four times potent in stimulating patenting that a dollar of traditional corporate RD 62Zvi Griliches estimates that the gap between the private and social rate of return is substantial probably eual to between 50 percent and 100 percent of the private rate of return Thus if a firm earned a 10 percent rate of re


  • Peter Moreira

    REVIEW Boulevard of Broken Dreams ✓ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF Boulevard of Broken DreamsThis is a good book and Lerner is scholarly in his approach to examining government support of entrepreneurship But the title is misle


  • Gabe

    REVIEW Boulevard of Broken Dreams ✓ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF Boulevard of Broken DreamsJosh Lerner takes the reader through the world of venture capital and provides his expert economic perspective on why VC is so important and imperfect This book does for VC what Innovation and its Discontents did for the patent system


  • Brian Mcleish

    REVIEW Boulevard of Broken Dreams ✓ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF Boulevard of Broken DreamsA clear assessment of the many pitfalls that await public support for business growth an important addition to the body of work in this area


  • Josh Steimle

    REVIEW Boulevard of Broken Dreams ✓ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF Boulevard of Broken DreamsIf you work in government economic development our are interested in how entrepreneurial communities are created this is a must read