Startups that Fail: Netek, a Lecture by Frank Levinson / Finisar (2001)

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Lecture by Frank Levinson on Entrepreneurship for Stanford University students, on October 31, 2001. Frank Levinson, founder of Finisar, begins his talk with a story about a failed startup of his, Netek. Netek is an example of company that had all of the components that are commonly considered to be necessary - idea, business plan, VC investment, team and space. But even with all of that, Netek couldn't get off the ground, he says.

Startups that Fail: Netek, a Lecture by Frank Levinson / Finisar (2001)

Frank Levinson in Lecture 16: Sustenance of Growth Rate.
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