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Research: Franchises vs. Independent Businesses

One of the key selling points of a franchise business – that it mitigates some of the risk of starting a business – can give franchisees a false sense of security, says a University of Michigan researcher. Economist Francine Lafontaine analyzed U.S. Census data for industries where franchising activity is strongest, such as restaurants and traveler accommodations, and found [...]

2018-11-16T12:26:18+00:00November 19th, 2018|

Tech Talk: Downtown is the Place to Be

Summarizing some recent tech/innovation stories: According to Brookings Institution research, downtown universities (compared to their peers) produce 80% more licensing deals, disclose 123% more inventions, receive 222% more income from licensing agreements and create 71% more start-ups. Hidden in Plain Sight: The Oversized Impact of Downtown Universities identifies the following as the top 10 downtown research universities: Rochester University, MIT, [...]

2018-07-12T10:14:15+00:00July 11th, 2018|