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? Disruptive innovation is what most people mean when they say innovation.

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?

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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.

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 […].

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.

Innovator Spotlight: Maricely Ramirez Hernandez of Burnflex

Venture Well

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 innovators

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 :).

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.

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. Consider new structures and alternative methods of driving innovation.

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.

Innovator Spotlight: Mahdi Eghbali of VerdiLife

Venture Well

The post Innovator Spotlight: Mahdi Eghbali of VerdiLife appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators Sustainable Innovation E-Team entrepreneurship innovation sustainable design

Innovator Spotlight: Julie Bliss Mullen of Aclarity

Venture Well

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

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.

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.

Innovator Spotlight: Myriam Sbeiti of Sunthetics

Venture Well

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.

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.

Innovator Spotlight: Katie Kollhoff of NUMiX Materials

Venture Well

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.

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

Venture Well

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 water

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Mission 2025: Planning the Future of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education

Venture Well

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 resources

4 Ways to Support Early-Stage Innovators Beyond the Classroom

Venture Well

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.

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.

innovating infection prevention: five startups slowing the spread of disease worldwide

Venture Well

We’re highlighting VentureWell-supported innovators that are innovating infection prevention to end the spread of diseases worldwide. The post innovating infection prevention: five startups slowing the spread of disease worldwide appeared first on VentureWell.

7 Class Exercises to Amplify Innovative Thinking

Venture Well

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.

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.

industry and university collaboration: how partnership drives innovation

Venture Well

Industry and university collaboration produces groundbreaking research and innovation that solves complex problems, drives economic growth, and creates a more skilled workforce. The post industry and university collaboration: how partnership drives innovation appeared first on VentureWell.

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®.

innovator spotlight: clay andrews of HALE

Venture Well

The post innovator spotlight: clay andrews of HALE appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators healthcare technology startupClay Andrews, co-founder of E-Team, HALE, has learned that over-thinking can prevent a good idea from ever getting out of the lab and into the market.

Innovating veterinary medicine in Costa Rica

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

This common inspirational quote reassured 2018 YLAI Fellow Priscilla Ortiz Porras about her innovative veterinary regenerative medicine practice in her community in Costa Rica. The post Innovating veterinary medicine in Costa Rica appeared first on Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative.

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.

New Ways to Leverage Innovation: Activate CSR Strategies

UBI Global

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.

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.

Active Learning Classroom Activities for Student Innovators

Venture Well

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.

Accessing Innovation: Corporate Executives In Unfamiliar Territory

Dream It

One of the main reasons to set up a CVC is to help its mid- and senior management recognize innovative startups, access them, interface with them, and absorb that outside innovation. Originally Published on Hive. This is the second post in this series by Andrew Ackerman.

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.

As we cope with pandemic, innovators can thrive

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Inertia — not lack of capital, not a shortage of talent, not regulation — is the biggest enemy of entrepreneurship and innovation. News COVID-19 innovators pandemic Scott MeachamBy Scott Meacham. The COVID-19 medical and economic crisis is relentless.

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.

New Whitepaper: The 2019 Innovation Landscape – Free to Download

UBI Global

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 […].