Dream, Design, Surf

Starting new ventures is risky, there is uncertainty, all kinds of things do not go according to plan. Many new businesses fail.

This book is a must read for all those who are starting new businesses in science or
technology. Introducing a practical “design” approach to creating new ventures, this book shows you how to move rapidly and with lower risk from idea to high impact global business.


Marcelo Bravo

Marcelo Bravo has been a company founder, an angel investor, a public company CEO, a deal maker, a fund raiser, businessman and more during his varied career. He has started or been part of four start-ups, two of which he has taken public to the AIM market, raising over £40m in funding from private and institutional investors. Marcelo is founder and Chief Executive Officer of AIM listed Oxford Pharmascience Group Plc. Originally from Chile, he has worked with Procter & Gamble around the world and currently lives in Oxford with his wife and two children.