20 Nov '12, 4am

Stanford and NUS public forum: startup incubators and accelerating social impact.

Stanford University and National University of Singapore are holding a public forum on the role of startup incubators in accelerating social impact. Startups in Asia are one of the driving forces in delivering innovative solutions to social problems. It sounds like a great idea to curb these problems, but there are also problems that come with every idea. For one, startups face risks and difficulties in accessing seed capital. The question is this: can more be done by government, universities and private investors to incubate startups? A public form organized by Stanford University and NUS will gather together a distinguished panel of academic scholars, lead-practitioners and pioneering investors from across Asia to share their insights on how the process of high-tech and social venturing can be accelerated through innovative incubation models. The forum will include two p...

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