Posts Tagged ‘spin off’

NESTA Connect to be spun off

March 1, 2010

Just heard from NESTA Connect’s head honcho Roland Harwood that they are going to be spun off. I’d been in touch about their Open for Business Conference and judging by the comments on their blog it seems like I was not the only one scratching my head as to why taxpayers money is being spent ‘educating’ senior managers from large private firms more than capable of doing this for themselves? Having worked with them I have to say that their funding decisions seem whimsical in general, and more than a little perplexing as far as their corporate innovation programme is concerned … and I’m not the only one to think this. (more…)