Ruminations on the electronics industry from David Manners, Senior Components Editor on Electronics Weekly.
Ten Best Techno-Ponzi Schemes
Over the years there’ve been many ingenious schemes for extracting money from managements and investors to pursue what appear to be world-changing technologies. You could call them Techno-Ponzi schemes – you keep getting money from new investors to leverage the progress made on the money thrown away by the old investors. Here they are: The Ten Best Techno-Ponzi Schemes:
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