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Chapter 13: Experiences Starting a Nano-Sized Company
This discussion summarizes some of the experiences during the creation and early growth of a small high-tech company, NanoSonic Inc. NanoSonic is a spinoff of the Fiber & Electro-Optics Research Center (FEORC) at Virginia Tech. Its first 10 years of operation may suggest several issues related to fiber optics, sensors, and materials.
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