Last week’s announcement detailing the rollout of Google’s fiber optic network had the feel of a Silicon Valley big-time new product launch. It was definitely a big deal for Kansas City on both sides of the state line. Most importantly, information flowed copiously from Google about the details of their project—a welcome relief from the hitherto tight-lipped tech giant. ... continue reading »
Rachel Hack, community manager with Google, previews a talk with IABC ... continue reading »
Jeff Pfaff watched his mother take care of his aging grandmother while growing up. He remembers the numerous trips to her house and to the doctor’s office, the hassle and expense it put on his grandmother. ... continue reading »
Creator of Integrated Roadways, Tim Sylvester illustrates the use of tech transfer within his utility-accessible pavement slab startup. Sylvester explains the importance of entrepreneurial endeavors in Kansas City, and urges innovative thinkers to invest in the ideas of local researchers and other data filled entities in order to make Kansas City "the most entrepreneurial city in the world". ... continue reading »
With the creation of his new startup, EyeVerify, entrepreneur Toby Rush has been through the ups and downs of tech transfer. Rush explains the importance of tech transfer in connecting new research with a commercial market, and illustrates the simple benefits that could be derived from a speedier and more efficient process with the added help of Google Fiber.
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