Apr 042013
Philip Kotler on President Obama's Infrastructure Investment for U.S. Growth

President Obama is pushing his infrastructure rebuilding plan. He was in Miami on Friday, March 29 “to promote his plans to rebuild the nations ‘raggedy’ roads, bridges, schools and other infrastructure with a marriage of public and private investment.” This is a tremendous “growth” opportunity for companies, especially construction companies and engineering firms, to propose or bid for government funds [read more]

Mar 062013
Government Investment in Innovation

Governments play a major role in support of basic and applied scientific research. The movement from basic and applied science to translational and commercial development is generally played by different levels of venture capital. Private placement adds additional capital to R&D and commercial trials. Positive marketing indicators eventually lead to initial public offerings (IPOs) for equity capital.  This has been [read more]