Mark Popovich

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Mark Popovich is a Vice President for Program at The Hitachi Foundation. This commentary does not necessarily reflect the views opinions of the Foundation Board, Hitachi America, Ltd, or any Hitachi company affiliate.

The Limits to Entrepreneurship: Why Innovation Won’t Solve Poverty

by on June 20, 2016
Can starting your own business rocket someone from the near bottom to near top of the economic pyramid?  It might work for a few lucky, hard working, dedicated, amazing individuals, maybe. Some do indeed generate new economic opportunities for themselves – and, in a very few cases, even for others in their community.  But that isn’t even half the story.  All too often, the results are much less rosy. Read more →