Posts Tagged ‘idea

LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman gave a speech on the 15th March at South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, about how entrepreneurs can “invent the future”, and recited his list of 10 rules of entrepreneurship. Try to create ...

Two trends are likely to define the 21st century: threats to the sustainability of the natural and social environment and dramatic increases in urbanization. This paper reviews the goals, business models, and partnerships involved in eight early "ecocity"...

December 6, 2010 | In: Innovation

The Importance of Prototyping

A prototype in it’s most basic form is the difference between thinking and making. In advertising terms it’s the initial scrawled drawing of a print ad, or the TV idea scribbled on the back of a napkin. It’s turning an idea from an abstract thought...

For an idea to spread, it needs to be sent and received. No one "sends" an idea unless: they understand it they want it to spread they believe that spreading it will enhance their power (reputation, income, friendships) or their peace of...

The concept is that you have a partial idea, or a hunch, that needs to be combined with another hunch to form a fully-developed, great idea. Sometimes patience and thought will get you there just fine, allowing the fragments of ideas time to incubate,...

1. Write a clear executive summary. The executive summary highlights the most important points and it should sum up six areas. 2. Explain the background to your business idea. Be clear on the reasons behind your idea and what your product or service...

Enter the GeoVation Challenge for a chance to win a slice of £25 000 to help make your idea a reality The first GeoVation Challenge for 2010-2011: “How can Britain feed itself?” runs from 16 June – 3 September (12:00 noon) The GeoVation...

A Newquay surfboard company that has pioneered an ultra eco-friendly design has taken delivery of its first boards – six years after first coming up with the idea. Ocean Green was set up by former oceanography researcher and computer...

A Princeton scientist's hope to improve government through crowdsourcing, Washington has launched a series of democratic idea incubators that aim to align government action with public opinion. Taking advantage of a platform called IdeaScale, these ...

Solar panels seem like a great idea in theory, but they're too expensive for homeowners who don't have thousands of dollars to burn. The problem has generated a cottage industry of companies--including SunRun, Sungevity, and...

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