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Josh Wolfe States Importance of Having a Competitive Advantage

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Josh Wolfe

  • Co-founder and Managing Partner, Lux Capital
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1977 (Age: 43 years old)
  • Josh Wolfe - Lecture - Lux Capital
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Biography

Josh Wolfe is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Lux Capital, focusing on investments in nanotechnology, semiconductors and life sciences. Wolfe manages Lux Capital's investments in Nanosys and Cambrios, and serves on the Board of Directors of Crystal IS and Lux Research.

Before forming Lux Capital, Wolfe worked in Salomon Smith Barney's Investment Banking group, where his experience included a $4 billion hotel merger and a defense against an unsolicited LBO. Josh has also worked in capital markets while at Merrill Lynch on its Financial Futures & Options/Government Strategy desk and at Prudential Securities in its Municipal Finance department.

Josh Wolfe graduated with distinction from Cornell University with a B.S. in Economics and Finance.

Castles and moats. The idea here is that you want some kind of protection. You might have a great business idea but if it's so great that the guy next to you can go and start it tomorrow, you've got no edge. You need edge. You need varying perception. You need competitive advantage and the way ...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Personal and Academic Background
  • Josh Wolfe - Lecture - Lux Capital
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Video 2 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Background of Company, Lux Capital
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Video 3 of 29 Josh Wolfe States Most Companies He Invests In Spin Out From Academic or Government Sectors
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Video 4 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Management Team At Lux Capital
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Video 5 of 29 Josh Wolfe States Entrepreneurship Is About Arrogance
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Video 6 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Inspiration Behind Founding of Lux Capital
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Video 7 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Trends In The Venture Capital Industry
  • Josh Wolfe - Lecture - Lux Capital
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Video 8 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Global Interconnectivity of Scientists
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Video 9 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses The Concept of Varying Perception
  • Josh Wolfe - Lecture - Lux Capital
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Video 10 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Challenge of Competing With Bigger Funds
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Video 11 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Lux Capital's Relationship With Forbes
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Video 12 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Government Supported Investment in Nanotechnology
  • Josh Wolfe - Lecture - Lux Capital
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Video 13 of 29 Josh Wolfe States Pleasure In Having Small Companies Get Funding From Lux Capital and Build Their Organizations
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Video 14 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Challenge of Starting a VC Fund
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Video 15 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Importance of Hiring Larry Bock
  • Josh Wolfe - Lecture - Lux Capital
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Video 16 of 29 Josh Wolfe States It Doesn't Matter If Your Business Is Successful - What Matters Is The Magnitude Of the Success
  • Josh Wolfe - Lecture - Lux Capital
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Video 17 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Challenges and Rewards of Entrepreneurship
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Video 18 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Personal Drive To Invent His Own System
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Video 19 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Impact of Probabilities
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Video 20 of 29 Josh Wolfe States At The End Of The Day You Invest In People
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Video 21 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Nine-Zero Markets
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Video 22 of 29 Josh Wolfe States Importance of Reading Voraciously
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Video 23 of 29 Josh Wolfe States Importance of Having a Competitive Advantage
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Video 24 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Boom-Bust Cycles
  • Josh Wolfe - Lecture - Lux Capital
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Video 25 of 29 Josh Wolfe Provides Analogy Between Neuron Development and Business Cycles
  • Josh Wolfe - Lecture - Lux Capital
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Video 26 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Trend of People Being Replaced By Technology
  • Josh Wolfe - Lecture - Lux Capital
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Video 27 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Trends in Medicine
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Video 28 of 29 Josh Wolfe States Entrepreneurs Take Existing Ideas and Combine Them
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Video 29 of 29 Josh Wolfe Discusses Future of Nanotechnology
  • Josh Wolfe - Lecture - Lux Capital
  • 4/22/2007
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