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Innovation Economy

Third time may be a charm

Undeterred by failures, A123 founder hits on a big idea

By Scott Kirsner
June 8, 2008

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The third time that Ric Fulop asked Howard Anderson to invest in one of his start-ups, there was no good reason for Anderson to say yes. Fulop was forming a company that would reinvent the battery, but Anderson, founder of the Boston forecasting firm the Yankee Group, had already lost millions by investing in Fulop's previous ventures. (Full article: 1088 words)

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