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Innovation+

There is more to innovation than typically meets the eye.  Exponential and non-linear in nature, innovations arise when a complex set of factors come together to expose an entirely new market opportunity. 

Snippets on Innovations

Short posts about key principles that underpin innovation. 

Innovation+ > Vision

There is vision and then there are visionaries.  Not all of us are visionaries, but to make innovation work we all need some vision.  Where is the market going? What does the future look lik…
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How Innovations Arise

Could it be true that innovations are not random but actually predictable? That’s what a new mathematical study earlier this year by Vittorio Loreto and co. at the University of Rome concluded. …
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Innovation+ > Inflection

Have a look on Linked-In and you will see ‘experts’ on entrepreneurship and innovation on millions of profiles.  How are there so many experts? Simple.  They once were  part…
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Innovation+ > Culture

What is culture?  Some say it is the set of beliefs that permeate an organization without any words being spoken.  Nowadays, nearly everyone is calling their culture innovative. &n…
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Innovation+ > Timing

Timing is everything.  Often times you will hear people say ‘I had that idea 5 years before …’ And that’s the kicker.  Many of us will have ideas, many times before t…
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Innovation Markets

Examples of markets where innovation is happening at a blistering pace. 

Fintech

Fintech looks ready to run-up the S-Curve and hit the global mainstream in the years ahead, taking on traditional banks head-on. 

Blockchain + The Secondary Market

Blockchain is defined as the ‘great chain of being sure about things.” by The Economist. We are moving towards a blockchain future where the marginal cost of a transaction drops to zero an…
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Business Model Canvas – Revolut

#Fintech Revolut.com Quick Pitch – Revolut is a digital, branchless challenger bank based in the UK that offers frictionless low-fee banking and free intra-currency transfers for both consumers …
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Housing

Real estate is one of the last major sectors on the verge of being fully transformed by technology.  Buckle up!

Business Model Canvas – Houzz

#Housing #Design Houzz There is no place like home. And nobody knows that better than Houzz. The world’s leading platform for home remodeling and design has built a marketplace that connects ren…
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Business Model Canvas – CoLiving

#Housing What is Coliving? Quick Pitch – Coliving is a more communal way of living, where costs and space are shared in such a way that residents feel an enhanced quality of life and a greater s…
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The Next-Generation Workforce

The Millennials (those born between 1980 and 1996) and Generation Z (those born between 1997 and today) will comprise 50% of the global workforce by 2020 and 70% by 2025. Given the profound difference…
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