When Companies Want to Innovate, But Investors Won’t Let Them

Businesses understand the power of digital innovations to reshape industries and markets. Yet, time and again, they have struggled to innovate with new and disruptive technologies. Clayton Christensen and others argue that an incumbent’s failure has little to do with the newness or complexity of the technology. Rather, it is often their acute focus on …

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Patience: The missing ingredient in the ecosystem of innovation

Investors need to expect a long lag time between idea and take-off By Mark Dodgson & David Gann Mark Dodgson is director of the Technology and Innovation Management Centre, University of Queensland Business School.  David Gann is Imperial College’s Vice President, leading Innovation. He is a member of the College’s Executive Board. Great discoveries take time to change …

“Israeli Innovation Is Powering the American Economy”

More than 6,000 investors and entrepreneurs crammed the Israel Convention Center in Jerusalem Thursday for the annual OurCrowd Investors’ Summit, braving Jerusalem’s freezing rain to attend what was billed as the largest gathering of investors in Israeli history. Including investors from 82 countries and corporate representatives from close to 300 companies, as well as 250 …