"The founders of Google, Genentech, Netscape, and Yahoo! have two things in common: All of them are university inventors whose companies grew out of the technologies they developed on campus. And all of them are male," writes Scott Shane at Businessweek. Studies show that women are far less likely than men to start companies to sell their inventions, but why? Shane cites several researchers' ideas, but notes that there's another factor at play: "The attitudes of technology licensing officers on university campuses."
Image via cedwardmoran on Flickr