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1776 will lose cofounder as leadership departures at incubators, accelerators continue

1776 will lose cofounder as leadership departures at incubators, accelerators continue | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
Harris launched the incubator four years ago with Burfield. Each year, the company has hosted a Challenge Cup, an international competition in which startups representing each of the incubator’s five areas of interest are whittled down in regional pitching events culminating in a week-long event at the incubator’s DC headquarters. The idea behind the annual competition is to search for meaningful technology that’s also scalable.
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Scientists develop mobile phones that could sense environment

Scientists develop mobile phones that could sense environment | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
London [UK], Nov, 28 (ANI): Scientists from VTT Technical Research Centre in Finland have created the world's first hyperspectral mobile device that would enable consumers to use their mobile phones to sense environment and other abstract things like food quality or monitor health.
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Without Experimentation There Is No Innovation

Without Experimentation There Is No Innovation | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
Established organizations want to better their operations, find a new way to go to market, increase customer loyalty or any other positive outcome that betters the business; with a predictable strategy.
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Healthcare startup raises $2.6M for smart belt to deploy airbag to cushion seniors when they fall

Healthcare startup raises $2.6M for smart belt to deploy airbag to cushion seniors when they fall | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
Active Protective CEO Drew Lakatos said it will use the funding to support pilot studies with two senior care providers.
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Want Success? Think Long-Term and Take Risks

Want Success? Think Long-Term and Take Risks | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it

Procurement and finance departments (rather than growth-drivers such as marketing and R&D) have the whip hand. Risk-aversion and short-termism rule in the world’s boardrooms. This attitude is entirely understandable—and entirely wrong. Calculated risk-taking, in the form of investment, is the lifeblood of any business that wants to be successful in the long-term.

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Smart Lenses Will Make Smart Glasses Passé

Smart Lenses Will Make Smart Glasses Passé | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
If you want to see the future, look to the patent office. Google recently publishedthe full text of a patent for a contact lens that can monitor blood glucose and dispense insulin automatically, while Samsung patented a contact lens with an integrated camera just a few short weeks ago.
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What police can learn about you from the skin chemicals on your cell phone

What police can learn about you from the skin chemicals on your cell phone | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
In a proof-of-concept study released Monday, UC San Diego researchers recovered and processed enough of these chemicals from targeted cellphones to get a partial snapshot of what food the phone users recently ate, which beauty and hygiene products they used and which locations they may have visited.
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WiFi and 3D scanning hack can trace your fingers and reveal your online passwords

WiFi and 3D scanning hack can trace your fingers and reveal your online passwords | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
"We implemented WindTalker on several mobile phones and performed a detailed case study to evaluate the practicality of the password inference towards Alipay, the largest mobile payment platform in the world,” they said. “The evaluation results show that the attacker can recover the key with a high successful rate."
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Don’t Fall in Love with your First Idea

Don’t Fall in Love with your First Idea | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
In this interview, Dr. Alexander Osterwalder, Author and Co-Founder of Strategyzer, discusses what he believes to be the essential success factors of innovation and why his Business Model Canvas has become such a popular tool for organisations today.
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SkinTrack: Using the Body as an Electrical Waveguide for Continuous Finger Tracking on the Skin

SkinTrack is a wearable system that enables continuous touch tracking on the skin. It consists of a ring, which emits a continuous high frequency AC signal
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Huhtamaki Group - Specialist in packaging for food and drink

Huhtamaki Group - Specialist in packaging for food and drink | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
We're global specialists in packaging for food and drink, dedicated to making every consumer experience enjoyable, consistent, and safe.
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Derek Sivers: Comment démarrer un mouvement?

Derek Sivers: Comment démarrer un mouvement? | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
A l'aide d'une vidéo surprenante, Derek Sivers explique comment les mouvements sont réellement créés? (Indice: il faut être deux.)
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Employees feel pressure to use personal smartphones at work

Employees feel pressure to use personal smartphones at work | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
Businesses are encouraging employees to use personal devices for work purposes, but according to a recent survey, without a proper BYOD strategy and reimbursement plan in place, it might be decreasing productivity.
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Wearable tech wants to see you sweat

Wearable tech wants to see you sweat | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
When you're in the midst of a workout, it can be hard to know when you need to drink more water or replenish electrolytes. That's part of the reason why an international team of scientists has created a skin patch that tells you. Unlike some similar devices, it can store and analyze sweat in place on the skin, in real time.
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What is disruptive innovation? The genial decision that changes an era!

What is disruptive innovation? The genial decision that changes an era! | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it

One of the most famous ways to answer ‘what is disruptive innovation?‘ and which is often cited and told to others, was the decision Steve Jobs made when he took the keyboards off his cell phones and put in their place a screen that not only displayed high definition images but obeyed the commands of the user when it was pushed.
The world has changed, and quite drastically since that happened!
But what is disruptive innovation, anyway?

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Why the Insurance Industry Can’t Risk Overlooking Artificial Intelligence

The insurance industry has not been immune to AI’s advancement – whether implementing robo-advisors for investment management (Vanguard and Charles Schwab) or applying AI to insurance and loan underwriting (the Chinese search giant Baidu, which provides enhanced risk assessment capabilities). With so much activity around AI experimentation and implementation – combined with customer demand, cost pressure, and the need to maintain or expand their foothold in the market – insurers can no longer afford to overlook AI and its implications.
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Aider les start-up françaises à grandir

Aider les start-up françaises à grandir | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
Interview croisée entre Eric Léandri co-fondateur/président de Qwant et Christophe Descos directeur du Marché Entreprises et Institutionnels de Banque Populaire
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The Value of Disruptive Innovation vs. the Value of Incremental Innovation

The Value of Disruptive Innovation vs. the Value of Incremental Innovation | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
Most startups hope to disrupt their markets by delivering a novel idea or a more-suitable functionality—frequently at a lower price. Disruptive Innovation may be how your company arrives, but ultimately, as competition grows and your business and brand evolves, you will need incremental innovation to stay relevant.
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Marriage of Industry 4.0 and PLM Could Produce Ugly Children

Marriage of Industry 4.0 and PLM Could Produce Ugly Children | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has summarized nine technologies that are enabling Industry 4.0 at the Dassault Systèmes Manufacturing in the Age of Experience event in Shanghai. BCG’s Moundir Rachidi says that companies adopting these technologies can experience a revolutionary increase in productivity.
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Smart skin patch listens to your body sounds

Smart skin patch listens to your body sounds | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it

Let me hear your body talk. A new electronic tattoo picks up on subtle noises inside the human body, including the sound of your heart, muscles and gastrointestinal tract.
The skin patch could be used in medical monitoring, to detect irregular heartbeats, for example. It could also act as a human-machine interface to use your voice to control a video games.

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Embracing digital business models to re-invent your company

Embracing digital business models to re-invent your company | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
New digital technologies have disrupted how businesses deliver services to consumers and clients. While this offers opportunities for new services, products, revenue models, and increased efficiencies, companies must look closely at their business models if they hope to capitalise on digital disruption.
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How Nike And Under Armour Became Big Data Businesses

How Nike And Under Armour Became Big Data Businesses | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
Nike and Under Armour are both companies selling physical sports apparel and accessories products, yet both are investing heavily in apps, wearables, and big data. Both are looking to go beyond physical products and create lifestyle brands athletes don’t want to run without.
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98% of Digital Health Startups Are Zombies - Here's How Successful Startups Avoid That Fate

98% of Digital Health Startups Are Zombies - Here's How Successful Startups Avoid That Fate | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
Since moving from the entrepreneur to the VC side of the startup world, I’ve spent a lot of time with seasoned healthcare investors. The common view is that 98% of digital health startups are the walking dead right now. These startups received angel funding but they are operating on fumes and clearly aren’t on a path to profitability and/or Series A funding. Over the last year, I’ve had a bunch of discussions with digital health startups who have reached a point where an acqui-hire or shutdown are imminent.
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Nightingale Sleep encourages slumber under a white noise "sound blanket"

Nightingale Sleep encourages slumber under a white noise "sound blanket" | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
A white noise machine or app can be a handy bedside companion for insomniacs. Cambridge Sound claims it has a better option with Nightingale, a new IoT-enabled system that uses two speakers placed around a room to create a “sound blanket,” which blends into the background and blocks incoming sound.
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Mastercard builds chatbots for banks and merchants; teams with Fit Pay

Mastercard builds chatbots for banks and merchants; teams with Fit Pay | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
Mastercard is joining the Facebook Messenger gold rush, developing artificial intelligence chatbots for banks and merchants that allow customers to transact, manage finances, and shop via the platform.
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