In this first session in our Spring Quarter weekly series on "Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries," Professor Richard Dasher introduces new (updated) data and discusses trends in entrepreneurism and the supporting ecosystems for startup companies in major Asian economies, as well as the implications for U.S. investors and businesses.
Professor Dasher has directed the US-ATMC since 1994. He serves on advisory and review boards of major government S&T funding programs and research institutes in Canada, Japan, and Thailand. He is an advisor to incubators, VC funds, innovation initiatives, and startup companies in China, Japan, S. Korea, and Silicon Valley. Prof. Dasher is the first non-Japanese person ever named to the senior governance of a Japanese national university, serving a term on the Board of Directors of Tohoku University.