a16z Podcast: Creating New Silicon Valleys — There’s No Magic Bullet, But…

 

Is it possible to engineer new Silicon Valleys? What are the roles of large companies, government, academia, and entrepreneurial communities? Fiona Murray, MIT’s Associate Dean for Innovation and an expert on regional innovation, joins the a16z Podcast to share what she’s learned studying successful — and not so successful — ‘innovation ecosystems’ around the globe. (Including more recent entrepreneur-led efforts, such as Brad Feld’s work in Boulder, Colorado, and Tony Hsieh’s work in Las Vegas.)