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Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Fixing the Triple Helix

November 20, 2015 • INNOVATION, Emerging Ideas, EntrepreneurshipComments (1)

By Adam J Bock and David Johnson In knowledge-intensive fields, new ventures live or die within entrepreneurial ecosystems. This article shows how policymakers can nurture entrepreneurial ecosystems to fix broken triple helixes at the university-industry (U-I) boundary. The authors investigated university-based venturing activity in the stem cell field to

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Start-up city: why Lisbon’s is luring entrepreneurs

November 19, 2015 • INNOVATION, Videos, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

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Careering Off Track: The New World of Work

September 17, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, People Management, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Adrian Furnham Today, the idea of a ‘job for life’ is, for many people, neither possible nor desirable.  The concept of the career has, and will continue to change. The old career contract with the organisation is less relevant, the new contract is

Mobile Technology Meets Social Innovation: Reflections on progress and challenges

September 17, 2015 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, Social ImpactComments (1)

By Ken Banks Talk is good, or so they say. But too much talk and not enough action isn’t. After working for the past twelve years in the technology-for-development (ICT4D) field, I’m beginning to feel that talking is pretty much all it does, and that

How an Accelerator can Catalyse your Ecosystem

September 17, 2015 • INNOVATION, Emerging Ideas, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Pekka Sivonen, Paolo Borella, Llewellyn D W Thomas and Dmitry Sharapov Many industries from IT to car manufacturing, robotic and biotechnology, competition is moving from the product level to the ecosystem level. The creation of an ecosystem by a rival and

Aargau – The Swiss High-Tech Canton in Hot Pursuit of Silicon Valley

May 22, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Global Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

“Hightech Aargau” is a program of the Aargau government to encourage innovation and growth. With that, the canton of Aargau aims to become the leading hub and role model for high-tech innovation and development in Switzerland. In short: the canton

How to fix the broken European system? All we need is EDIE!

March 4, 2015 • BLOGS, Entrepreneurship, Europe's recovery is possible. This is how…Comments (0)

By Olaf Groth, Mark Esposito and Terence Tse                                  An “Entrepreneur-Driven Innovation Ecosystem (EDIE)” can help shift Europe’s early stage entrepreneurial activities toward a model of dynamic

The Innovator’s Method

January 19, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, Emerging Ideas, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Nathan Furr and Jeff Dyer Innovation is about uncertainty and nonstandard processes, so why is it that management literature and advice still deals in certainties? Because the traditional tools of business planning have not caught up with the new kind of

The World Business Forum New York

November 18, 2014 • INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, Special Report - Innovating the Way You Lead - World Business Forum 2014Comments (0)

By Henrietta Morris “We have to unlearn what we think we know about leadership.” – Linda Hill This was the message, in this instance boldly stated

Incorporate Innovation into your Business Model

November 18, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive Education, Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, Special Report - Innovating the Way You Lead - World Business Forum 2014, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

Interview with Jeff Rosenthal Innovation is a surefire way to achieve growth and success for your company. Below Jeff Rosenthal, CEO of the UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education, tells us what his experience has taught him about teaching companies to