What It Takes To Build An Innovative Business Model

Apart from having a strong foundation, there are certain traits that an entrepreneur should try to develop, like applying creativity and out-ofthe-box thinking. Why is the US or Israel so innovative? Why a state like California is really making the difference? Innovation is a combination of five different aspects - regulation, training, ecosystem, culture and …

Everything you know about innovation is wrong

When it comes to redesigning how government functions, most of the common assumptions about innovation don’t hold up, write Sara Hudson and Hana Schank in “The Government Fix,” a new essay series published in partnership with New America. We know what happened the last time you had to interact with the government. Most likely you …

Nintendo se une a fundo em busca de tecnologia nova para Switch 

  A Nintendo está se unindo à Scrum Ventures, que tem sede em São Francisco, para procurar startups para trabalhar em novas formas de jogar ou de usar o Switch, console de videogame bem-sucedido da empresa japonesa. O programa, gerenciado pela Scrum, buscará startups, equipes dentro de empresas maiores ou pesquisadores universitários que estejam desenvolvendo …

Sacramento opens applications for $1 million in innovation grants

In its continued pursuit of becoming the nation's next Silicon Valley, the City of Sacramento has announced it is searching for applicants for $1 million in innovation grants. Open for applications for the second consecutive year — starting April 9 — through an annual economic development program called the Rapid Acceleration, Innovation and Leadership in …

Venture Capital Needs To Clean House. But The Bones Are Good

Rebecca Lynn is a co-founder and general partner at Canvas Ventures. The Silicon Valley firm focuses on early-stage U.S. tech investments. Play a game of word association with anyone and say the words, “venture capital,” and I bet you would get answers like “sexual harassment,” “gender discrimination,” and “bro culture.” That’s because the dominating headlines …

São Paulo planeja criar “novo Vale do Silício” em região do CEAGESP

ENTREPOSTO DO CEAGESP EM SÃO PAULO. PROJETO CITI OCUPARÁ UMA ÁREA DE 650 MIL METROS E SERÁ VOLTADO À TECNOLOGIA E INOVAÇÃO (FOTO: REPRODUÇÃO/FACEBOOK/CEAGESP) A prefeitura de São Paulo irá criar um distrito de tecnologia e inovação onde hoje está instalado a Companhia de Entrepostos e Armazéns Gerais de São Paulo (CEAGESP). O projeto, batizado …

Stanford’s Secret STEM Deficit

With the latest innovations in AI and machine learning the chatter of campus, it is easy for Stanford students to conflate Silicon Valley entrepreneurship with US scientific leadership. After all, with self-driving cars and automated grocery stores, it seems ludicrous to argue that our nation is experiencing an innovation deficit — the very opposite instead …

Three Reasons Why Innovation Hubs Should Embrace ICOs

  Innovation hubs around the world — one of the most familiar being Silicon Valley — have many characteristics in common. Innovation is the accepted currency and fuel of these habitats: You innovate, I invest or pay for your innovation and we join other innovative individuals or entities to innovate further.   In innovation hubs, the objectives …

China, the Innovation Dragon

THE YEAR AHEAD 2018 The world’s leading thinkers and policymakers examine what’s come apart in the past year, and anticipate what will define the year ahead. ORDER NOW The question now is whether China, well positioned to become the world’s innovation leader, will realize that opportunity in 2018 or soon after. China’s transformation has been …

It’s all ‘about innovation’…

Billionaire Dan Gilbert’s Quicken Loans Inc. outgrew almost every U.S. mortgage provider by unfurling technology like its online Rocket Mortgage platform faster than big banks. Now closing in on the industry’s leader, Wells Fargo & Co., he’s picking more fights: Luring top tech talent to Detroit from Silicon Valley giants like Facebook Inc. and Google. …