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Want to invest for the greater good? Here is a four-step process for making a social-impact investment.

Want to invest for the greater good? Here is a four-step process for making a social-impact investment. | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
There are many social-impact investments from which to choose. Here's how Christina Alfonso of Madeira Global helps clients narrow it down.
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Risk is the Admission Fee of Entrepreneurship

Risk is the Admission Fee of Entrepreneurship | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
After recognizing an opportunity, you have to assess the costs, both financial and personal, to pursuing it.
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Innovation Excellence | Secret to Innovation Success Revealed!

Innovation Excellence | Secret to Innovation Success Revealed! | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
Achieving innovation success is not easy. Sustaining innovation success is even harder. The list of innovative companies that no longer exist is long, and some of the biggest enemies of innovation are ultimately complacency and resistance to change.
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Comment on Innovation stories (2/2) by Innovation Excellence | Innovation stories (2/2...

Comment on Innovation stories (2/2) by Innovation Excellence | Innovation stories (2/2... | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
[...] Chosen from the National Meeting of Innovation Directors held in Paris early summer, these sparks appear to set the fire of innovation and entrepreneurship: slick public commitment, passion, pivot leadership, scientific corpus, social and…  ...
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The Jetsons vs. Futurama: Which one will be our innovation future?

The Jetsons vs. Futurama: Which one will be our innovation future? | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
The Jetsons future is about resolving one of the central innovation dilemmas of our current era – are we becoming more or less innovative?
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Innovation Excellence | Innovators: Stop Writing Plans and Get Started

Innovation Excellence | Innovators: Stop Writing Plans and Get Started | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
A lot of corporate innovators do as they are told and write their plan. But did you get any new insights writing a plan? Or did you discover new opportunities writing a plan? Or did you get any breakthrough ideas writing a plan?
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Innovation Excellence | Every Company Is Innovative

Innovation Excellence | Every Company Is Innovative | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
Every company, including yours, is innovative. This is why Ford's current cars are rather more sophisticated than its Model T. It's why you no longer have to hand crank your washing machine.
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Innovation: Game changers? Or 1,000 little touches? - Travel Weekly

Innovation: Game changers? Or 1,000 little touches? - Travel Weekly | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
What really defines innovation? A hotel exec believes innovation can happen in increments.
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Spain trying to combat joblessness by promoting entrepreneurship - Public Radio International PRI

Spain trying to combat joblessness by promoting entrepreneurship - Public Radio International PRI | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
Spain trying to combat joblessness by promoting entrepreneurship
Public Radio International PRI
Young Spanish entrepreneur Francesc Sanz at work in his downtown Barcelona office.
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Financial Innovation Continues To Advance - Watch Out, Fed - Seeking Alpha

Financial Innovation Continues To Advance - Watch Out, Fed - Seeking Alpha | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
Financial Innovation Continues To Advance - Watch Out, Fed Seeking Alpha A sign of the growing health of financial markets is the continued development of financial innovation and the renewal of some financial innovation that went dormant during...
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Material Innovation at Maison et Objet 2013 - Cool Hunting

Material Innovation at Maison et Objet 2013 - Cool Hunting | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
Material Innovation at Maison et Objet 2013 Cool Hunting Earlier in the week we looked at unconventional seating design and the use of light as themes at Maison et Objet 2013, now we take a step closer to the design process and look back on a few...
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State of the Art | Class One, Entrepreneurship in Music and the Arts

State of the Art | Class One, Entrepreneurship in Music and the Arts | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
The responses altered my thinking on the teaching of arts entrepreneurship to students to whom the topic is new. #. I only allowed for approximately 10 responses (there were 30 students in the room). The responses ran from, ...
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Food innovation can be glamorous and messy, but don't let that stop you! - Fast Casual (blog)

Food innovation can be glamorous and messy, but don't let that stop you! - Fast Casual (blog) | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
Food innovation can be glamorous and messy, but don't let that stop you!
Fast Casual (blog)
"Food Innovation" is a hot and sexy term in marketing circles, print media, social media, etc.
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The highs and lows of entrepreneurship for startup founders by @mattehrlichman - The Accelerators - WSJ

The highs and lows of entrepreneurship for startup founders by @mattehrlichman - The Accelerators - WSJ | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
Matt Ehrlichman, founder and CEO of Porch: I was recently asked whether great entrepreneurs are born or if they can be made. I think it’s a combination of both, but I believe that some people are more naturally predisposed to risk than others. This predisposition is what motivates us as entrepreneurs to cut the safety lines, burn the ships, and work the 80-plus hours a week for months at a time. It’s the deep desire to build something great, and solve real problems...
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6 Misconceptions About Entrepreneurship You Need to Correct - Huffington Post

6 Misconceptions About Entrepreneurship You Need to Correct - Huffington Post | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
6 Misconceptions About Entrepreneurship You Need to Correct Huffington Post Misconceptions about entrepreneurship nearly outweigh the accurate perceptions -- and if you're going to run your own business, you need to ground your expectations in...
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Innovation Excellence | Top Ten Causes of Innovation Failure

Innovation Excellence | Top Ten Causes of Innovation Failure | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
So who do you think form the group that are the most likely candidates for innovations consistent failure?
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Stanford Grants $3.6M to StartX Accelerator

Stanford Grants $3.6M to StartX Accelerator | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
Stanford University, the educational institution most closely affiliated with technology startups, is making a direct investment in StartX, a nonprofit, four-year-old startup accelerator for Stanford affiliates.
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Home Business Innovation: Wirral Media Enterprises

Home Business Innovation: Wirral Media Enterprises | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
"Working from home has given me the flexibility to develop a second business from online sales to supplement my income"
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Forecasting China | McKinsey & Company

Forecasting China | McKinsey & Company | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
McKinsey’s Gordon Orr has been publishing predictions about China for nearly five years. Join him for a review of the good guesses, major misses, and lessons he’s learned from both. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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From Tragedy to Innovation: Using Loss to Fuel Invention

From Tragedy to Innovation: Using Loss to Fuel Invention | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
Doing anything that disrupts the status quo, whether for a cause you care about or your business, is very hard work, and the only thing that can truly sustain you on the bad days is having a deep and very personal interest in what you're doing.
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Breaking Down The Inertia Around Android And iOS Innovation

Breaking Down The Inertia Around Android And iOS Innovation | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
There's an argument over whether Android is the better innovation platform, or maybe it is iOS. Maybe it is neither.
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We Don't Want to Innovate – why uncreative companies survive - Innovation Excellence (blog)

We Don't Want to Innovate – why uncreative companies survive - Innovation Excellence (blog) | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
We Don't Want to Innovate – why uncreative companies survive
Innovation Excellence (blog)
“Creativity? What's that?
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Unemployed Given Crash Course In Entrepreneurship - Bahamas Tribune

Unemployed Given Crash Course In Entrepreneurship - Bahamas Tribune | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
Unemployed Given Crash Course In Entrepreneurship
Bahamas Tribune
This came thanks to a one-week rigourous crash course presented by CARICOM and the Bahamas Ministry of Youth.
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Innovation: What's next? - MyHeritage.com - English blog

Innovation: What's next? - MyHeritage.com - English blog | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
Innovation: What's next? When was the last time you used a typewriter? Technology crept into my life when I switched from my beloved black portable manual Remington typewriter to an IBM electric. Just a few years ago ...
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Drexel creates entrepreneurship school in Philly - Businessweek

Drexel creates entrepreneurship school in Philly - Businessweek | Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Scoop.it
Drexel creates entrepreneurship school in Philly Businessweek PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Drexel University will create a school for entrepreneurs in order to capture the passion of students who are thinking innovatively about their lives and careers,...
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