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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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Innovation – LTV Metrics

Many times when you are browsing startup literature you will see the term LTV (Lifetime Value), reflecting the long-term value a customer brings in relation to the cost to acquire that user. But LTV i…
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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+ > 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 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. 

Business Model Canvas – Transferwise

#Fintech Transferwise Transferwise is a borderless, digital-only currency exchange platform with more than 6 million users. Founded in 2010, the company has pioneered the low-fee model, helping custom…
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Business Model Canvas – Banking

#Finance #Banking Fintech is the talk of the town these days. Disruption is the mode du jour worldwide, and now it has arrived into the world of finance to shakeup the banks. But few Fintechs actually…
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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!

The Nomads Business Model

The Nomads have always had this cachet as the wanderlust millennials of no-fixed-address who strived to work by the beach on their laptops for the rest of their lives. As it turns out, the pandemic cr…
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Housing Rentals – Monthly Stays

Another corner of the market where we see a crossover between the hospitality industry and the housing market is in ‘monthly stays’ or stays between one and six months. Ironically, the pan…
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