Search Fund Incentive Structures: Time for Debate

Search funds have become a popular model for young entrepreneurs seeking to become equity-owning managers and run their own business. They have also become an interesting investment class for experienced private equity investors and other individual investors. It’s an appealing collaborative model: an ambitious and dynamic yet inexperienced entrepreneur partners with experienced hands-on investors to […]


Bell Labs are back

For most of the 20th century the corporate lab dominated technological innovation. Then it lost its position to venture capital-funded startups. But now the idea of corporate labs being central to innovation is back. New technology giants such as Google and Facebook are creating new corporate labs, but this time the logic is different. In […]