What the Patent Gap Tells Us About Diversity in Innovation

Venture Well

patent gap can help dismantle barriers to invention faced by underrepresented groups and expand the country’s pool of innovators. The post what the patent gap tells us about diversity in innovation appeared first on VentureWell. Identifying the U.S.

Innovation Through Crisis

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Focus on Growth and Innovation. For the future, focus on business model innovation. If your business has taken a beating given the sector that you are in, is it possible to innovate out of this crisis? Primarily, there are three levels of innovation: incremental, sustaining and disruptive. Before elaborating on the innovation, are you clear about your business’ purpose? Disruptive innovation is what most people mean when they say innovation.

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The NYC Fintech Innovation Lab

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

The NYC Fintech Innovation Lab is a program which accepts fintech entrepreneurs to develop their businesses with the assistance of senior execs at the leading NYC banks and insurance companies. The key priorities of the CTOs and CIOs of the Lab’s partner organizations include: cloud, cyber-tech, data, digital engagement, enterprise IT and sustainability. If you are building a fintech company and are focused on one or more of these areas, you should consider applying.

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

TechStars

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. For a large corporation, the best path to true innovation—cultural change as well as problem-solving and avoiding disruption—is to partner with startups. About Innovation Leader.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Innovation Stacks and Crazy Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' Organization

In his book The Innovation Stack , he recounts how he and his cofounder, Jack Dorsey of Twitter, approached the problem of credit cards with a new perspective. Here, he explains what an Innovation Stack is, plus what makes a real entrepreneur. . What is an Innovation Stack? If you succeed, you have an Innovation Stack. You cannot view the elements of an Innovation Stack individually. The innovation evolves as a whole. Submited by James McKelvey.

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.

RVI, Launch413, Innovation Accelerator – Growing and Thriving

Paul G. Silva

Innovation Accelerator (helping mature nonprofits create for-profit spinouts that help fund the parent org) – Is about to graduate our 5th cohort! A HUGE thank you to my co-founders: Rick Play w/ Launch413 & Kelly Minton w/ Innovation Accelerator. Innovation AcceleratorFor all my friends who kindly track the progress of my ventures, I have a short update :).

activities for teaching innovation: game-based learning

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The post activities for teaching innovation: game-based learning appeared first on VentureWell. Game-based learning is an excellent way to boost student engagement, and an opportunity to introduce difficult course content or teach new skills.

Innovator Spotlight: Maricely Ramirez Hernandez of Burnflex

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The post Innovator Spotlight: Maricely Ramirez Hernandez of Burnflex appeared first on VentureWell. E-Team Grants Early Stage Innovators Healthcare Technology innovation innovation entrepreneurship startup student innovatorsMaricely Ramirez Hernandez of E-Team Burnflex has changed how she thinks about inventing by first considering customer pain points.

operating from optimism: honoring the heroes of innovation and entrepreneurship 

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In honor of our 25th anniversary, we're honoring the heroes of innovation and entrepreneurship working to build a better world. The post operating from optimism: honoring the heroes of innovation and entrepreneurship appeared first on VentureWell.

Innovation in Sustainability: From Trash to Textiles

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Through years of innovative research and intentional transparency about our process, we have created a name for ourselves. At the same time, we continue innovating and developing in our R&D department with products for new markets, which is absolutely critical in order to stay relevant as a frontrunner in the textile industry. The post Innovation in Sustainability: From Trash to Textiles appeared first on Octane Blog – The official blog of the Entrepreneurs' Organization.

Innovator Spotlight: Mahdi Eghbali of VerdiLife

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The post Innovator Spotlight: Mahdi Eghbali of VerdiLife appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators Sustainable Innovation E-Team entrepreneurship innovation sustainable designE-Team grantee Mahdi Eghbali of VerdiLife has learned to look for teammates who have vision and passion for the problem the startup is trying to solve.

Innovation Upends Extrapolation: Urbanization

Continuations

There are many confounding factors, but the one I am most interested in is innovation. In retrospect it is easy to know how how innovation upended extrapolation. Here too, innovation will play a crucial role. Both times dues to innovation.

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.

Innovative Ideas

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Aevus Precision Diagnostics is focused on developing an innovative tool to help physicians select and prescribe drugs on an individualized basis to patients with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) and cardiovascular disease (CVD).

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients. This article covers the biggest disruptions in the global innovation landscape, the UBI Global member programs […]. The post 2019: An Innovative Year in Review appeared first on UBI Global.

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

Corporate Innovation in Uncertain Times

GAN

In too many corporations, innovation and “future” projects are only funded when there’s excess. Those innovation teams are now wondering if they’ll see disproportionate cuts to their funding. But the very reason we feel afraid—disruption—is the very same reason why it’s time to get focused on our collective mandate: to disrupt and innovate. This is the vision, the overarching reason you’ve developed an internal innovation team, to begin with.

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

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The post Water-Energy Nexus: A Connection That’s Driving Innovation appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators Global I&E Sustainable Innovation E-Team entrepreneurship innovation startup waterFor World Water Day, we spoke with three ventures operating at the water-energy nexus to learn how they're addressing strains in both resource systems.

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Pittsburgh: A City Fueled By a Culture of Innovation and Community

GAN

Pittsburgh Has a Culture of Innovation. She pointed to one thing over and over again: The city’s long-held innovative mindset. When steel manufacturing died down, Pittsburgh’s next wave of innovation came with the creation of non-profits and city-focused organizations, which established a support system that not only kept Pittsburgh alive but helped it continue to flourish during a time that could have easily been disastrous.

AI-tool maker Seldon raises £7.1M Series A from AlbionVC and Cambridge Innovation Capital

TechCrunch

million Series A round co-led by AlbionVC and Cambridge Innovation Capital. So this kind of intersection between machine learning, DevOps and cloud-native tooling is really accelerating a lot of innovation across enterprise and also within startups and growth-stage companies.”

Mission 2025: Planning the Future of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education

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The post Mission 2025: Planning the Future of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty I&E Ecosystems early stage innovator entrepreneurship education higher education open STEM teaching resourcesWhat are the topics and challenges in I&E education that should be addressed between now and 2025?

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. The post Uncover the Innovation Community: Activate Ecosystem Growth appeared first on UBI Global. Many corporations hunt for new ways to gain an edge.

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. Early Stage Innovators startup sustainable design

disrupting the cycle of food insecurity and climate crisis: celebrating student and faculty innovation

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The post disrupting the cycle of food insecurity and climate crisis: celebrating student and faculty innovation appeared first on VentureWell. Sustainable Innovation Early-stage innovators Faculty

online education: tips and resources for innovation and entrepreneurship educators

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The post online education: tips and resources for innovation and entrepreneurship educators appeared first on VentureWell. We’ve compiled key learnings and best practices from educators in our community who have adjusted to the demands of online education.

Boost Your Corporate Innovation: Activate Business Intelligence

UBI Global

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. But how does one begin to understand this far-reaching and dynamic innovation […]. The post Boost Your Corporate Innovation: Activate Business Intelligence appeared first on UBI Global.

Boost Your Corporate Innovation: Activate Business Intelligence

UBI Global

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. But how does one begin to understand this far-reaching and dynamic innovation […]. The post Boost Your Corporate Innovation: Activate Business Intelligence appeared first on UBI Global.

Boost Your Corporate Innovation: Activate Business Intelligence

UBI Global

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. But how does one begin to understand this far-reaching and dynamic innovation […]. The post Boost Your Corporate Innovation: Activate Business Intelligence appeared first on UBI Global.

Boost Your Corporate Innovation: Activate Business Intelligence

UBI Global

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. But how does one begin to understand this far-reaching and dynamic innovation […]. The post Boost Your Corporate Innovation: Activate Business Intelligence appeared first on UBI Global.

Sneak Peek: The Art of Innovation and Data-Driven Enterprise

Guy Kawasaki

This post has a different twist – let’s look at why and how you can foster change and the art of innovation in your company by driving your company with data. You need executives to ask ad hoc questions of their analytics and brainstorm with other board members on innovative solutions.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients. This article covers the biggest disruptions in the global innovation landscape, the UBI Global member programs […]. The post 2019: An Innovative Year in Review appeared first on UBI Global.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients. This article covers the biggest disruptions in the global innovation landscape, the UBI Global member programs […]. The post 2019: An Innovative Year in Review appeared first on UBI Global.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients. This article covers the biggest disruptions in the global innovation landscape, the UBI Global member programs […]. The post 2019: An Innovative Year in Review appeared first on UBI Global.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients. This article covers the biggest disruptions in the global innovation landscape, the UBI Global member programs […]. The post 2019: An Innovative Year in Review appeared first on UBI Global.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients. This article covers the biggest disruptions in the global innovation landscape, the UBI Global member programs […]. The post 2019: An Innovative Year in Review appeared first on UBI Global.