A123 Systems has come from nowhere to be a player in high power lithium-ion. Is it plain sailing ahead asks the Editor?
The problem with capitalism, I've often said to colleagues, is its pretty hopeless if you don't have much capital to begin with – you can't turn ideas into money without capital – well you can, but you won't see much money back yourself.
Years back, I met a scientist who got a clinical diagnostics firm off the ground using his American Express card but for the most part, you need some . . .