Innovator Spotlight: Maricely Ramirez Hernandez of Burnflex

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Techstars and Innovation Leader Reveal Best Practices for Leveraging Startups in Corporate Innovation

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BOSTON & BOULDER, CO – Innovation Leader today released a new survey sponsored by Techstars , the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, which shares how executives at large corporations are approaching engagements with startups and other disruptors to fuel corporate growth.

6 Innovation Secrets We Learned in London

UBI Global

How Innovation Will Survive and Thrive Last week’s GCV Symposium was a fantastic event that brought the venture capital ecosystem together. This article shares 6 innovation secrets we learned in London. Innovation […].

Innovator Spotlight: Julie Bliss Mullen of Aclarity

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Julie Bliss Mullen of ASPIRE team Aclarity has learned that it takes a team to make an impact through innovation and entrepreneurship. The post Innovator Spotlight: Julie Bliss Mullen of Aclarity appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators startup sustainable design water

Boost Your Corporate Innovation: Activate Business Intelligence

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Understanding the Innovation Landscape Innovation is a key focus for businesses looking to stay competitive. Many corporations hunt for new ways to gain an edge and have noticed that there are lots of exciting actors in their local (and even wider) innovation ecosystem.

Business Model Innovation

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I believe business model innovation is more disruptive than technical innovation. A good example of this was moving from web apps to mobile apps, which was largely a technical innovation. While the move to mobile certainly created some new companies, it largely strengthened the market position of the big Internet companies because there was little to no business model innovation. And when that happens, a wave of business model innovation will be upon us.

Innovator Spotlight: Myriam Sbeiti of Sunthetics

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An innovator’s journey from idea to market can be challenging and complicated—but also rewarding. Our Innovator Spotlight series explores how inventor-entrepreneurs in our network have. The post Innovator Spotlight: Myriam Sbeiti of Sunthetics appeared first on VentureWell.

Innovator Spotlight: Mahdi Eghbali of VerdiLife

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7 Class Exercises to Amplify Innovative Thinking

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We curated a fresh new list of cutting-edge class exercises to incorporate into innovation and entrepreneurship curriculum. The post 7 Class Exercises to Amplify Innovative Thinking appeared first on VentureWell.

Innovator Spotlight: Katie Kollhoff of NUMiX Materials

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The post Innovator Spotlight: Katie Kollhoff of NUMiX Materials appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators Sustainable Innovation E-Team entrepreneurship innovation startupsFor Kollhoff, getting comfortable with discomfort has become a valuable survival skill.

Uncover the Innovation Community: Activate Ecosystem Growth

UBI Global

Understanding the Innovation Landscape Innovation is a key focus for businesses looking to stay competitive. Many have also noticed that there are lots of exciting actors in their local (and even wider) innovation ecosystem.

Water-Energy Nexus: A Connection That’s Driving Innovation

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4 Ways to Support Early-Stage Innovators Beyond the Classroom

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In this article, we explore the types of support early-stage innovators need most, and highlight tools to assess the impact of resources. The post 4 Ways to Support Early-Stage Innovators Beyond the Classroom appeared first on VentureWell.

Mission 2025: Planning the Future of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education

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Smart Way to Source Innovation: Activate Product Development

UBI Global

Sourcing Innovation for Product Development Innovation is a key focus for businesses looking to stay competitive. The post Smart Way to Source Innovation: Activate Product Development appeared first on UBI Global.

Active Learning Classroom Activities for Student Innovators

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The post Active Learning Classroom Activities for Student Innovators appeared first on VentureWell. We’ve asked some of our faculty grantees to share their active learning exercises that you can use to help refine your own coursework for maximum impact.

How to Build Authentic Customer Relationships That Spark Innovation

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Taking it in, learning from it and translating it into innovation takes intention and commitment. However, our success has been driven by going a step further to operationalize how we analyze feedback, so the insights become a guide for future innovation. Turning Input Into Innovation.

5 Reasons Corporations Seek Startups for an Innovation Infusion

UBI Global

A Question of Innovation… Corporations may recognize that they could use a good dose of innovation, and some seek startups as a shortcut to creative thinking. The post 5 Reasons Corporations Seek Startups for an Innovation Infusion appeared first on UBI Global.

Impact Hub Bergen: Where History Meets Innovation

Impact Hub

Hidden staircases and historic artifacts contrast the colorful furnishing and modern office equipment, providing an inspiring backdrop for social innovation, technology and the realization of ideas. The post Impact Hub Bergen: Where History Meets Innovation appeared first on Impact Hub.

New Ways to Leverage Innovation: Activate CSR Strategies

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How to support Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) We know that innovation is top of mind for businesses looking to stay competitive. The post New Ways to Leverage Innovation: Activate CSR Strategies appeared first on UBI Global.

Innovation as Equity: Innovate Springfield // Springfield, Illinois

Co Starters

With a population of over 115,000, Springfield, Illinois is a city in transition—transition from an often overlooked state capital to a buzzing center of innovation. . The post Innovation as Equity: Innovate Springfield // Springfield, Illinois appeared first on CO.STARTERS®.

Download: Lessons in Corporate Innovation – 7 Case Studies on Activation with UBI Global

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Activate Corporate Innovation Join us as we tell our journey through seven compelling areas of innovation featuring real-world case studies of corporations that relied on UBI Global research and partners to gain a better understanding of the global innovation landscape.

In the News: Israel keeps on innovating 💡

OurCrowd

Israel received a visit from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg this week, where she launched Facebook’s “Playground” , a “new hub for startups and entrepreneurs in Israel to build connections, develop skills, and foster innovation.”

Download: The Innovation Landscape from A to Z – Glossary

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The Definitive Glossary of Must-Know Innovation Concepts The third installment in our Insight Series covers the terms and concepts used in the global innovation community that not everyone knows. Whether you are new to the world of business incubation or a veteran startup supporter, you can download: The Innovation Landscape from A to Z – […]. The post Download: The Innovation Landscape from A to Z – Glossary appeared first on UBI Global.

New Whitepaper: The 2019 Innovation Landscape – Free to Download

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A New Start for a New Year Let the 2019 innovation begin! Startups, incubation programs and corporations around the world are joining the renaissance of innovation that is expanding across multiple industries. The post New Whitepaper: The 2019 Innovation Landscape – Free to Download appeared first on UBI Global. As all this unfolds, UBI Global will be monitoring, learning, benchmarking and passing valuable knowledge on to you. As a comprehensive showcase for […].

The World Benchmark Study – Impacting the innovation landscape

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Entrepreneurship Activities on Campus: Helping Students Leverage the Power of an Ecosystem

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Early Stage Innovators Faculty I&E Ecosystems competitions entrepreneurship higher education I-Corps innovation STEMFaculty play a key role in helping students identify campus entrepreneurship activities that most align with their personal and professional interests.

Rethinking Pitch Competitions: Create Value, Not a Spectacle

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Early Stage Innovators I&E Ecosystems competitions entrepreneurship entrepreneurship education innovation startupVentureWell Director of Venture Development, Eli Velasquez offers insights on how to develop pitch competitions that provide maximum support to startups.

Bring Me Your Accents. Immigration Fuels Innovation

Both Sides of the Table

Innovation comes from those who are often less well educated (study the history of Hollywood, founded by “uneducated” Jews) or foreign born founding members (Google, Sun, Intel, PayPal) let alone reversed scientists like Einstein.

What Happens When Startups Turn from Their Innovation Stage to Operational Excellence?

Both Sides of the Table

Nearly every successful tech startup I’ve observed over the past 20 years has gone through a similar growth pattern: Innovate, systematize then scale operations. I truly enjoy working with innovators who dare to take on the system and I embrace the unknown with them.

Innovation is key to economic development

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Innovate. Innovate. Innovate. Innovation stimulates entrepreneurship. Driving innovation through collaboration to create jobs is the entire reason for being of the public-private consortium of the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST), the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance (OMA), the Oklahoma State University New Product Development Center (NPDC) and i2E. We must accelerate innovation. By Scott Meacham.

QBE & Nimbla: A Success Story Of Corporate-Startup Innovation

TechStars

There’s no way around it, corporations just move and innovate at a different speed from startups. Read more from both QBE & Nimbla about the benefits of corporate-startup innovation. . Accelerators accelerator Corporate Innovation

Anatomy of an Innovation-friendly School

This is going to be BIG.

I've been thinking a lot about what an innovation-friendly school looks like and have a few thoughts--and it doesn't just mean building labs or creating more flexible IP licensing schemes. Student clubs can be very powerful connections into the startup and innovation world.

What To Expect From Your Corporate Accelerator

TechStars

Partnering with startups is a great way to accelerate the entire corporate innovation journey. In fact, Techstars and Innovation Leader recently partnered to r eveal best practices for leveraging startups to drive corporate innovation.

Innovation Accelerator's 4th Cohort Graduates!

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On May 6th, 2019 Innovation Accelerator, the program that transforms nonprofit leaders’ thinking by bringing a culture of innovation into their organizations, graduated its fourth cohort. The event, held at TechSpring in Springfield, hosted three graduating Innovation Accelerator teams.

Interview with Captain Steve Lauver, Director of Technology Accelerators, AFWERX

TechStars

This interview originally appeared in a report from Innovation Leader , sponsored by Techstars, “Startup Engagement: Best Practices for Large Organizations.” In order for an innovation cell to exist within any organization, there need to be a couple of stakeholders aligned.

Tradeoffs in Innovative Careers

This is going to be BIG.

This is the first of a series of posts this week on careers in innovation and startups--sort of a thought exercise for me on the topic for my talk at General Assembly at 8PM on 12/15. In the world of startups and innovation, it's even less clear. What other tradeoffs have you had to think about in your career around innovative companies and startups? Tweet.

[HIL in Mirage News] How Israel Innovation Authority and CERN are infusing Israeli innovation ecosystem with

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The Knowledge Transfer group at CERN has initiated a pilot programme in collaboration with the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA). The post [HIL in Mirage News] How Israel Innovation Authority and CERN are infusing Israeli innovation ecosystem with appeared first on OurCrowd.

New Tech Tackles Old Age: An excerpt from OurCrowd’s Q1 Innovation Insider

OurCrowd

Below is an excerpt from OurCrowd’s Q1 Innovation Insider, which you can download here. Celeno develops innovative Wi-Fi solutions that turn the home router into a Doppler imaging sensor (or simply put, a radar). Download OurCrowd’s full Q1 Innovation Insider here.

Do You Have the Right Answers to these Intellectual Property Questions?

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In honor of World Intellectual Property Day, we put together a quick-reference guide on the role IP rights play in innovation and entrepreneurship. Early Stage Innovators I&E Ecosystems E-Team entrepreneurship entrepreneurship education innovation startup

Students Innovate at Entrepreneurship and STEAM Event

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The post Students Innovate at Entrepreneurship and STEAM Event appeared first on EntreEd. Students from Boone and Lincoln Counties in West Virginia participated in Entrepreneurship and STEAM day at Bridge Valley.

Community Colleges as Incubators of Innovation

EntreWorks Consulting

That’s why I’m so excited to see that the current NACCE leadership has put out an excellent book, Community Colleges as Incubators of Innovation , which distills lessons from NACCE’s 15 years of work to encourage community colleges to take a leading role in training students and assisting communities to start and grow new businesses. Community Colleges as Incubators of Innovation.

How Battery Entrepreneurs Learned the Power of Environmentally Responsible Business

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With the right training and support, battery innovators can hold to their environmentally responsible values even in this super-charged competitive space.