According to Winblad, M&A is picking up because companies now feel they can take risks in working with younger companies. Major corporations also went through a period of downsizing, but are now adding, she notes.
Ann Winblad from Hummer Winblad Ventures lectures on Entrepreneurship for Stanford University students, February 25, 2004. Ann Winblad is the co-founding Partner of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. She is a well-known and respected software industry entrepreneur and technology leader. Her background and experience have been chronicled in many national business and trade publications. In this Stanford lecture, she talks about outsourcing software development to Asia, the threat of Linus to Microsoft and VC words of wisdom for entrepreneurs. Course Details: - Entrepreneurial Thought Leader Speaker Series - Stanford University's Entrepreneurship Corner (ecorner)
Original Course Name: Entrepreneurial Thought Leader Speaker Series