Upstart Business Journal Names Jim Fruchterman Among “Genius Grant” Winners Turned Entrepreneurs

Upstart Business Journal mentioned our CEO, Jim Fruchterman, among a handful of MacArthur Fellows who are also startup entrepreneurs. The story notes that, while many MacArthur Fellows are academics who remain largely unknown to the rest of the world, at least a handful took their prizes and started companies. It features Jim among these “MacArthur-winning Einsteins from some startups we know and love.”

Benetech CEO Jim Fruchterman Receives 2006 MacArthur Fellowship

Jim Fruchterman, CEO of The Benetech® Initiative, has been awarded a 2006 MacArthur Fellowship from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Each of this year’s 25 MacArthur Fellows learned this week that they will receive $500,000 in “no strings attached” funding over the next five years. Jim Fruchterman, 47, is an electrical engineer […]