'his data and interests cover the last quarter-century and so provide a mine of useful material for industrial historians interested in the role of entreprenurship, especially where this is considered in a regional or high-technology setting'
Geoffrey Tweedale, Business History, Vol. 34, No. 4, Oct '92 'By focusing on firms in the greater Boston area, many of which have had links with the Massachusetts Insitute of Technology (MIT), this study provides support for all these variables, but identifies even more critical aspects of culture and attitude that have fostered a congenial business environment ... a mine of useful material for industrial historians interested in the role of entrepreneurship, especially where this is considered in a regional or
Geoffrey Tweedale, University of Sheffield, Business History, Oct '92 `A masterpiece in covering the complex aspects of entrepreneurship.'
James M. Howell, The Howell Group `A major new book ... A gold mine of facts and data on both successful and unsuccessful start-up high-tech firms.'
Journal of Product Innovation Management 'Roberts reveals some striking similarities in the family backgrounds of the successful entrepreneurs. He also has gleaned what he considers valuable lessons for the founders of future startups.'
The Boston Globe, 9/12/91 'this is clearly the premiere work in the more specialized field of technological entrepreneurship ... Highly recommended for university and professional collections.'
N. Gersony, Castleton State College, Choice Jan '92 `One has only to look at a book such as Edward Roberts' Entrepreneurs in High Technology ... to see how much can be achieved.'
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