The death of the 20th Century corporation

Matthew Griffin

These Platforms created communities and the communities became customers and soon these customers were not only buying the Millennials products and services they were helping ideate, hack, design and build the next and so the cycle continued propelling staggering revenue growth that allowed them to disrupt entire industries and usurp the incumbents in years rather than decades.

The rise and rise of Entrepreneurs

Matthew Griffin

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The secrets behind building a Unicorn

Matthew Griffin

What does it take to create a Unicorn – a company that achieves a valuation of $1 Billion or more within five years of first opening their doors and why are there more of them than ever? Today it’s unlikely you’ll go more than half an hour without bumping into a Unicorn or their close cousin the Super Unicorn – a Venture Capitalist term for startups that have soared to $1 Billion to $100 Billion valuations within five years of opening their doors.

The Banks Guide to scouting Fintech

Matthew Griffin

Their teams have pre-prepared briefs, mapped against Emerging Technology and Societal trends and they’ll scour social media, Private Equity firms, Venture Capitalist companies and regional Fintech Innovation Accelerator communities like Innovate Finance, Finextra, FinTech50, Startupbootcamp and TechStars to find their new match but it doesn’t stop there, they’re not averse to flying young Fintechs into the UK en masse to take part in speed dating events.

Have the Banks already been Disrupted?

Matthew Griffin

Many people I speak to feel the banks have forgotten their role in our lives – to help us grow our savings pots, not take more from us in charges than we make in interest in ten years and to help us make our money go further, not just hail new mobile banking apps as the next great innovation when they should simply form part of an overall consumer service improvement strategy.

Introducing…CauseTech!

IdeaScale

A new global innovation ecosystem will soon make its debut. Utilizing a dedicated community site CauseTech.Net , powered by IdeaScale, the “Succeed Where There’s a Need” campaign promotes social entrepreneurship and aims to aggregate the world’s best and brightest. You can also see examples of innovations that are already working to improve these situations, including a self-powered streetlight and a water generator that produces drinking water from air.

Creating Great Ideas: Combining Open Innovators and Extroverted Peers on a Team

Michael Roberto

These scholars conducted their field experiment within the opening week of an entrepreneurship academy in India during the summer of 2014. The scholars begin by noting that prior research suggests that, "Individuals with higher openness are more creative because they seek out diverse information and experiences, but also recombine these more effectively into novel ideas." Conversely, more open innovators whose peers are not extroverted appear to produce mostly average ideas.

Case Study: Regional SME Development Project Brings Innovation Lift to Manufacturing Hub

Innovation 360 Group

And yet, when it comes to innovation, SMEs often do not have the resources and tools to manage a process that consistently delivers results. They need a common framework and language to describe and quantify innovation efforts, and to collaborate internally and externally. While they don’t have the same resources as large corporations, SMEs can potentially be quite innovative. Innovation area in Growkomp project was very interesting. The Situation.

Organizing for Simultaneous Innovation Capability – key findings from +1,000 companies, republished from Drucker Forum 2016

Innovation 360 Group

A fter collecting and studying innovation data from over 1,000 companies in 62 countries, I’m often asked whether Small and Midsize Enterprises (SME) are more innovative and entrepreneurial than larger corporations. All companies have a conscious or unconscious strategy, leadership, culture, capabilities, and competencies they use to improve and innovate business internally (e.g. The SMEs, unlike the larger companies, are clearly stating that they are prioritizing innovation.

What you need to know about India Innovation Growth Programme 2.0

hackerearth

After a not-so promising start at the beginning of this decade, India has been climbing up the Global Innovation Index ( GII ) rankings in the last couple of years—moving to from 81 in 2015 to 60 in 2017. According to a 2016 Capgemini study , India was the best innovation destination in Asia and the third best in the world. The improvement in the country has been remarkable say experts although a lot of grassroots innovations seem to be falling under the radar.

Organizing for Simultaneous Innovation Capability – key findings from +1,000 companies, republished from Drucker Forum 2016

Innovation 360

A fter collecting and studying innovation data from over 1,000 companies in 62 countries, I’m often asked whether Small and Midsize Enterprises (SME) are more innovative and entrepreneurial than larger corporations. All companies have a conscious or unconscious strategy, leadership, culture, capabilities, and competencies they use to improve and innovate business internally (e.g. The SMEs, unlike the larger companies, are clearly stating that they are prioritizing innovation.

Adaptive Strategy Matrix [Infographic]: exploration vs. exploitation?

Open Innovation EU

In this strategy companies focus on social innovation, entrepreneurship, ideation and technology. Strategic focus lies on marketing, co-creation and business model innovation and open innovation. Focus on social innovation and ideation. Nervous strategy: an innovation strategy that is necessary to follow in a highly competitive market that lack opportunities or future.