A good time to venture forth

May 3, 2009 

Just to let you know, we agree with the point of your story ("Going to Plan B," Work&Money, April 26). At First Flight Venture Center in Research Triangle Park, we continue to see people, particularly when let go from a high tech company, begin a new technology venture around some idea or technology that didn't interest their prior employer. Innovation always occurs in weak economic times.

John C. Draper

President, First Flight Venture Center

RTP

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