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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 – 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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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+ > Talent

We are in a war for talent.  And this war is exacerbated by massive generational differences that lead to large gaps in experience, expectations, and outlook towards the future.  Much has be…
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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. 

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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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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Housing

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

Business Model Canvas – Zillow

#RealEstate #Sales Zillow.com Zillow started off like the Rightmove of the USA. In 2004, they created a platform that enabled consumers to search for homes across the United States to rent or buy. The…
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Business Model Canvas – Rightmove

#RealEstate #Ads Rightmove.co.uk Rightmove is the UK’s dominant property search portal. On one side, consumers looking to let (rent) and buy homes search the Rightmove platform. On the other sid…
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