What the Patent Gap Tells Us About Diversity in Innovation

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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.

Rapid Innovation

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

When people ask me why I prefer to invest in software-based innovation vs other important areas like biotech, hardware, energy, etc, I always point to the speed at which software can be built, released, and iterated on. Society needs innovation in areas outside of software. But there is something very frustrating about innovation that cannot be released to the market quickly.


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A KPI for Corporate Innovation: The Valuation Index

Paul G. Silva

Innovation AcceleratorLeaders of global corporations are under intense pressure to grow their valuation by hitting aggressive revenue, margin, and EBITDA targets. Acquirers pay a valuation premium on recurring, high-margin, and high-growth product revenue.

How to foster serendipitous innovation in hybrid and remote teams

Entrepreneurs' Organization

I told Saul that this is a common issue among organizations, and one that can only be addressed by adopting best practices for innovation in the return to the office and the future of work. They don’t work for something as spontaneous as serendipitous 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.

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.

how can we make innovation more inclusive?

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Underrepresented innovators share their insights and experiences on how to make innovation more inclusive, ensuring underrepresented students consider entrepreneurship as a career path. The post how can we make innovation more inclusive?

Innovation In Capital Markets

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

There is real innovation happening in the IPO process for example. The crypto markets are also innovating in areas like lockups, vesting, and governance. We are also seeing a lot of innovation around governance, with crypto projects working on ways to allow the community of token holders to have real say in the way a crypto project operates. That’s where all of the innovation, experimentation, and new stuff is happening.

How Not To Regulate Innovation

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

The Secretary Of Treasury, in his last month in office, is giving us a textbook case of how not to regulate important technology innovation. The issue is “unhosted wallets” and how regulated exchanges and other “hosted wallets” interact with them.

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?

Three reasons startups fuel any innovation ecosystem

UBI Global

A guest post by Tala Al Ansari, Director of District 2020‘s Innovation Ecosystem and supporting partner to the Triumph of Innovation impact study and report.

Triumph of Innovation: Meet District 2020

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The post Triumph of Innovation: Meet District 2020 appeared first on UBI Global | Innovation Intelligence Company and Community. Business Incubators & Accelerators Corporations Innovation Agencies Innovation Insights The World Benchmark Study UBI Blog UBI Global Research

Top Trends for 2022: Innovation’s New Normal

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What's on the horizon for science and tech innovators? The post Top Trends for 2022: Innovation’s New Normal appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators inclusive entrepreneurship sustainable designVentureWell experts track top trends for 2022.

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 […]. The post 6 Innovation Secrets We Learned in London appeared first on UBI Global. Blog Corporations business accelerators business incubators corporate partnerships Innovation innovation ecosystem innovation landscape

Three Lessons Young Innovators Can Learn from Theranos’ Mistakes

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The post Three Lessons Young Innovators Can Learn from Theranos’ Mistakes appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators healthcare technologyChristina Tamer offers guidance on how early-stage startups can avoid making business and ethical mistakes.

NEW! Triumph of Innovation Impact Study

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This new study by UBI Global opens in August 2021 Join UBI Global as we examine the transformative year in innovation with the Triumph of Innovation impact study. Triumph of Innovation Impact Study appeared first on UBI Global | Innovation Intelligence Company and Community.

‘Oklahoma!’ a unique model for innovation

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Oklahoma not only gave us the best state song in the entire country, this play, named for our state, spawned innovation at every turn. Like lots of innovations, Oklahoma was a pivot. Working together to drive innovation runs deep in our state. By Scott Meacham.

Why All The Innovation Fuss About Ideas? Innovation is More Than That

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The difference between amazing ideas and genuine innovation Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». nnovation entrepreneurship disruptive-innovation entrepreneur creativity

Paycom and the art of corporate innovation

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Paycom has mastered the art of corporate innovation. Corporate innovation is easy to talk about and difficult to achieve — especially as innovative young companies succeed and grow. company that has mastered the art of corporate innovation, it is Paycom.

Innovation 2021 – Is Remote Work Killing Corporate Innovation?

UBI Global

This is how to keep the innovation flowing in today’s remote work environment The concept of remote work isn’t new by any means, but with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies had to quickly embrace the concept as the new normal. Corporations Innovation Insights UBI Blog

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.

Innovation 2021 – How Corporate Innovation Will Succeed this Year

UBI Global

Our guide to developing innovation intelligence in any corporate environment As we move further into 2021, many of us have a lot to be thankful for, having seen some amazing examples of innovation amid the pandemic across industries of all sizes.

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 :).

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.

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. The post Innovation in Sustainability: From Trash to Textiles appeared first on Octane Blog – The official blog of the Entrepreneurs' Organization.

State embraces collaborative culture with Oklahoma Innovation Model

Innovation 2 Enterprise

They declared that not only could Oklahoma—a relatively small state with just over 3 million people at the time—become a hub of innovation, but that innovation was imperative. The Oklahoma Innovation Model is more than that unique. By Scott Meacham.

Paycom a constant innovator that empowers employees at client companies

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Paycom a constant innovator with technology that empowers employees. Oklahoma’s Paycom Software has just been named to Fast Company’s 2022 World’s Most Innovative Companies list. Additionally, Paycom achieved Fast Company’s Top 10 most innovative enterprise companies.

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


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.

Advancing Equity: Validating Multiple Pathways and Developing a Holistic Organizational Approach

Venture Well

Validating multiple pathways to success and developing a holistic organizational approach are twin strategies that can help bridge participation gaps in innovation and entrepreneurship programs.

The Future of Conservation NGOs Innovation Challenge is on!

Impact Hub

To tackle this matter, Impact Hub partnered up with the Luc Hoffmann Institute and the IUCN CEESP* to launch the Future of Conservation NGOs Innovation Challenge. The ideas or projects may include new business model innovations, partnerships, networks, structures and/or tools and tactics. .

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.

SourceLink Commits to Innovation In Key Partnership with NLC

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Innovation is never born in a silo, and solutions are always meant to be shared. That’s precisely the philosophy behind the City Innovation Ecosystems program from the National League of Cities.

Rising tide of innovation raises all of our boats

Innovation 2 Enterprise

The rising tide of innovation raises all our boats. One sure path is to increase innovation. Innovation is a long game. It causes us to innovate. The rising tide of innovation wherever it happens, raises all our boats.