Innovation Hub

A Home -- And An Adrenaline Shot -- For Startups

By Kara Miller

A conference room is seen in an incubator in Rotterdam. (sustainablerotterdam via Flickr)

You’ve got a great idea for a start-up, but where do you house it?

Two people work at Dogpatch Labs (via Dogpatch).

This week, we look at how to create spaces that encourage creativity and inventiveness. What happens when you put hundreds of ambitious entrepreneurs in one building? Do great minds feed off each other? What can they teach us about success — and about potential pitfalls?

We take a peek inside the Cambridge Innovation Center and other hotbeds of start-up activity.



About Innovation Hub

Each week, Kara Miller talks to Boston's most innovative thinkers, examining new ideas and potential solutions to today’s many challenges. Topics range from education to health care to green energy. Join us on Saturdays at 7 a.m. and Sundays at 10 p.m.

About the Host
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As a radio host, Kara Miller has interviewed thinkers from E.J. Dionne to Howard Gardner, Deepak Chopra to Lani Guinier. She is a panelist on WGBH-TV's "Beat the Press," as well as an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Her writing has appeared in The Boston Globe, The National Journal, The Boston Herald, Boston Magazine, and The International Herald Tribune.

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