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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+ > 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+ > Focus

Most of the mindset we have around Innovation is shaped by the Media.  Seeing movies like ‘The Social Network,’ watching TV Shows like ‘Dragon’s Den,’ and reading ab…
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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 – Power Laws

The term ‘network effects’ has become commonplace in the discussion of innovative business models, but its application dates back to before the world of Facebook and others. It’s log…
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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 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 – Monzo

#Fintech Monzo Monzo is a UK-based, digital-only Challenger Bank – one of the fastest-growing among Revolut N26 and others. 3 in every 100 people in the UK use Monzo, and with a US launch on the…
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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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