Steven Koltai


Steven R. Koltai is a fellow at New America, successful repeat entrepreneur, and former senior adviser for entrepreneurship in Hillary Clinton’s State Department. This piece derives from his new book, "Peace Through Entrepreneurship: Investing in a Startup Culture for Security and Development".

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The mouse and the hippo: Solving problems in procurement
10 Oct 2016

Procurement process is so complicated and burdensome that often only heavily resourced large firms can win bids, meaning the U.S. government is missing out on new solutions to development challenges. Steven R. Koltai explains how we can bring more flexibility, innovation, boundary pushing, and the ability to "work around" an obstacle into government contracting.