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Kevin McGovern Recommends Failing Early And Cheaply

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  • Date Added : 4/16/2009
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Kevin McGovern

  • Founder, McGovern and Associates
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1948 (Age: 72 years old)
  • Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2009 - Panel - Creative Design For Affordability: Innovations for the World's Biggest Challenges
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Kevin McGovern is the Chairman and CEO of McGovern Capital LLC, which provides Intellectual Property Rights Strategy, and originates, structures and implements capital formation, joint ventures and business alliances. In addition, he is also the principal of McGovern & Associates, which specializes in corporate law and intellectual property strategy with an emphasis on emerging businesses, mergers and acquisitions, securities, patent enforcement, corporate and partnership joint ventures, capital formation and R&D financing.

Kevin McGovern received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his law degree from St. John's University School of Law. He has also studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Fail early and fail cheaply. As Jay said yesterday, you only have so much oxygen so don't use up too much oxygen while you're failing. It's really important. I totally agree with you, but, just make sure... The other thing is labor laws. When you go into developing countries, look at the ease of...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 13 Christopher Fong Discusses Professional Involvement In Google
  • Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2009 - Panel - Creative Design For Affordability: Innovations for the World's Biggest Challenges
  • 4/17/2007
  • Christopher Fong
  • 4 min. 1 sec.
Video 2 of 13 Christopher Fong Shares Reasons Why It Is A Good Time To Start A Business
  • Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2009 - Panel - Creative Design For Affordability: Innovations for the World's Biggest Challenges
  • 4/17/2007
  • Christopher Fong
  • 1 min. 9 sec.
Video 3 of 13 Christopher Fong States Good Business Ideas Can Be Iterated Different Ways
  • Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2009 - Panel - Creative Design For Affordability: Innovations for the World's Biggest Challenges
  • 4/17/2007
  • Christopher Fong
  • 1 min. 37 sec.
Video 4 of 13 Elizabeth Johansen Discusses Involvement In IDEO
  • Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2009 - Panel - Creative Design For Affordability: Innovations for the World's Biggest Challenges
  • 4/17/2007
  • Elizabeth Johansen
  • 4 min. 42 sec.
Video 5 of 13 Elizabeth Johansen States Social Entrepreneurs Have Opportunity To Grow In Wake Of Failure Of Traditional Businesses
  • Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2009 - Panel - Creative Design For Affordability: Innovations for the World's Biggest Challenges
  • 4/17/2007
  • Elizabeth Johansen
  • 0 min. 31 sec.
Video 6 of 13 Elizabeth Johansen Discusses Partnership, Customers And Timing In Business
  • Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2009 - Panel - Creative Design For Affordability: Innovations for the World's Biggest Challenges
  • 4/17/2007
  • Elizabeth Johansen
  • 1 min. 9 sec.
Video 7 of 13 Elizabeth Johansen Shares Intellectual Property Design Anecdote
  • Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2009 - Panel - Creative Design For Affordability: Innovations for the World's Biggest Challenges
  • 4/17/2007
  • Elizabeth Johansen
  • 1 min. 25 sec.
Video 8 of 13 Kevin McGovern Discusses Involvement In McGovern Capital
  • Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2009 - Panel - Creative Design For Affordability: Innovations for the World's Biggest Challenges
  • 4/17/2007
  • Kevin McGovern
  • 7 min. 12 sec.
Video 9 of 13 Kevin McGovern States It Is Currently A Difficult Time To Get Funding
  • Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2009 - Panel - Creative Design For Affordability: Innovations for the World's Biggest Challenges
  • 4/17/2007
  • Kevin McGovern
  • 1 min. 50 sec.
Video 10 of 13 Kevin McGovern Provides Suggestion To Manufacture Products With As Few Moving Parts As Possible
  • Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2009 - Panel - Creative Design For Affordability: Innovations for the World's Biggest Challenges
  • 4/17/2007
  • Kevin McGovern
  • 1 min. 26 sec.
Video 11 of 13 Kevin McGovern Recommends Failing Early And Cheaply
  • Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2009 - Panel - Creative Design For Affordability: Innovations for the World's Biggest Challenges
  • 4/17/2007
  • Kevin McGovern
  • 1 min. 30 sec.
Video 12 of 13 Kevin McGovern States Entrepreneurship Is Not Glamorous
  • Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2009 - Panel - Creative Design For Affordability: Innovations for the World's Biggest Challenges
  • 4/17/2007
  • Kevin McGovern
  • 1 min. 1 sec.
Video 13 of 13 Kevin McGovern States Intellectual Property Adds To The Value Of The Business
  • Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2009 - Panel - Creative Design For Affordability: Innovations for the World's Biggest Challenges
  • 4/17/2007
  • Kevin McGovern
  • 1 min. 31 sec.

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