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“Farecast founder schools wannabe entrepreneurs”

Oren EtzioniUW CSE’s Oren Etzioni spoke last night as part of Foster School of Business’s “From Invention to Startup” lecture series.  Etzioni, founder of Farecast, “shepherded an auditorium full of fledgling entrepreneurs from research to a start-up.”  He talked mostly of his experience starting Farecast, a web service that monitors airfares and then makes recommendations to consumers about when they should make their purchase.  Microsoft now owns the service.

Read the full TechFlash blog (John Cook’s Venture blog) here.

October 21, 2009