Dear Mr. President: Immigration Reform Won’t Be Enough To Stop The Brain Drain

In a speech at the American University last Thursday, President Obama highlighted the incredible economic rewards that America has...

TechCrunch: Can Meena Build An Indian Google?

Meena wants to become a computer engineer. She believes that if she works hard enough, she can build her...

TechCrunch: Is Entrepreneurship Just About the Exit?

David Park and Eric Bahn are earning more at their startup, called Beat The GMAT, than they ever did...

Bloomberg BusinessWeek: To Avert A New Saddam in Iraq, Encourage Startups

To Avert A New Saddam in Iraq, Encourage Startups Entrepreneurship is the economic equivalent of participatory democracy. It’s time...

TechCrunch: Startups: Poverty is Underrated. Be Glad That You’re Not Rich

Raising millions of dollars from VCs is still the tech entrepreneurs’ dream. Entrepreneurs believe that a hoard of cash...

TechCrunch: Why Policy Makers Should Review the Facts Before Marching to the Drumbeat of the Xenophobes

The H-1B visa has become the beachhead in the battle against the legal immigration of skilled workers. This is...

TechCrunch: The Open Gov Initiative: Enabling Techies to Solve Government Problems

While grandma flips through photo albums on her sleek iPad, government agencies (and most corporations) process mission-critical transactions on...

TechCrunch: Fixing Societal Problems: It Starts With Mom and Dad

I am quite used to controversy—unsurprisingly, given the topics that I have been exploring with my academic research. But what...