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UW startups for FY2013 four years later, 1

In 2014, Research Enterprise ran a series of articles on the fake startup metrics at the University of Washington: Only 1 University of Washington Startup for FY 2014 4 Not 17 University of Washington Startups in FY13 Faked Metrics in … Continue reading

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The $100M Rain Dance

A basic premise of university technology transfer is that research conducted at a university produces discoveries and inventions that otherwise would not be made, patents are issued on these discoveries and inventions, and the patent position induces investors and companies to … Continue reading

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Only 1 University of Washington Startup for FY 2014

We have been asking whether public universities are honestly reporting their economic development activities, and at least for the University of Washington, the answer is “no.” The University of Washington released a list of 18 startup companies it claimed to … Continue reading

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The Hairball Theory of Ownership

Buried in a University of Washington web site on information technology, one encounters this statement: Except as noted by an agreement, a law, or a University policy (such as copyright policy), the UW owns all data and records, and all … Continue reading

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