HBS: A research outpost in Silicon Valley

Harvard Business School’s Working Knowledge reports on HBS’ California Research Center established in Silicon Valley five years ago.

Q: Of the companies you have studied, how many are still in business?

CD: I recently went through all the cases just to see how many companies are still around, these little tiny companies, and only eleven companies are not still around, which surprised me greatly. Only eleven out of 110 companies.

What a ride it was…!