The potential upside to the VC Platform is a more consistent level of returns generated by allowing more investors to participate, and as a result of more capital, more entrepreneurs will be attracted. The VC Platform will not alter the fact that many new companies fail – but by monitoring and evaluating more companies, the better the VC will be at spotting potential winners. …
The innovation consulting industry is booming; this is undoubtedly reflected in the vastness and variety of consultancy profiles appearing in the market. As these firms play a significant role in enhancing their clients’ in-house innovation processes or even compensating for gaps in the expertise, they too are expected to demonstrate the ability to transform with market needs and stay ahead of the pack.
Innovation management as a practice is the orchestration of ignition: the bringing together of disparate elements, thoughtfully and insightfully, to stoke change. Innovation management is the deliberate, informed push forward towards progress, and the skilful negotiation of the shifting, emergent space between inertia and uncontrollability.
On the first weekend of March, people interested in service and customer experience, will meet all over the world. This is your opportunity to join a jam at Central Saint Martins in London.
In a spirit of experimentation, innovation, co-operation and friendly competition, teams will have less than 48 hours to develop and prototype completely new services inspired by a shared theme. At the end of the weekend, their collection of brand new services will be published to the world.