Open innovation for social change?—?OECD’s global challenge


Open innovation for social change?—?OECD’s OECD’s global challenge Open innovation is combining internal and external ideas to advance technology, product development, and so much more?—?including In light of Be-novative’s official launch happening for organizations and communities of all sizes, we want to share a social innovation story that happened with the Collective Creativity methodology and technology?—?breakthrough

The rise and rise of Entrepreneurs

Matthew Griffin

Entrepreneurs have faster and easier access to funding, expert resources, advanced manufacturing and prototyping techniques and rapid routes to market and when you connect billions of people together the next great idea and the means to resource, develop and sell it are merely a click away. Google’s new product initiatives though have helped it increase earnings by $6 billion over the past 5 years but during the same period small start ups have created new markets worth over $1.5


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The death of the 20th Century corporation

Matthew Griffin

While their older rivals were operating Business as Usual Models these Millennials were busy building attractive Platform products and designing new 21 st Century Business Operating Models free from legacy that encouraged people outside their walls to work with them for everyone’s’ advantage but there were additional benefits too.

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. Development.

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.

Unique Ways Successful Startups are Changing the Corporate Innovation Landscape

Idea to Value

The word ‘corporate innovation’ is becoming an increasingly popular buzzword, but for the most forward-thinking companies, it represents the future of the business and a significant spend on research and development. There is a misconception that corporate innovation is simply innovation in a corporate environment when in truth it is a much more involved process. Corporate innovation nurtures unique thinking within corporate settings. Rapid production and MVP.

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Innovation through intrapreneurship


And they are all usually mentioned when speaking of corporate entrepreneurship. This article published in the Harvard Business Review argues that they certainly exist, provided they have an environment that favors and promotes innovation, with prior knowledge of existing needs in the market. Kodak found itself with a great product, but they did not continue investing in it to make it evolve; they did not innovate as far as they should have. Facebook’s Like button.

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. The EU funded-development project was launched in 2016 with 8.2 The Situation.