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Who says innovation belongs to the small?

New York Times, May 26, 2009

For more than a decade, the prevailing view of innovation has been that it bubbled up from the bottom, from upstarts and insurgents, according to this article in the New York Times. Big companies didn't innovate, and venture-backed start-up companies were cast as the nimble winners and large corporations as the sluggish losers. But a shift in thinking is under way, according to the article.