“Even though it seems business and science are at opposite ends of the spectrum, they actually go hand-in-hand.”
Kevin Xu, a biotechnology entrepreneur, explains why his father’s scientific expertise combined with his own business sense translated into a successful biotechnology company.
This Alleywatch article will talk about:
- Why it is important to understand basic scientific concepts and identify business strengths and weaknesses.
- How science vs. business-driven approaches are very different when looking at a product’s problems.
- Dreams vs. reality in taking on challenges – and which is the dreamer, the scientist or the businessperson?
- Why business experts are more “courageous” than scientists.