Design Thinking and the Creative Industries
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Success, Failure, and the Emergency Response Exercise


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Hey, Cyclists: This LED-Powered Backpack Could Save Your Life

Hey, Cyclists: This LED-Powered Backpack Could Save Your Life | Design Thinking and the Creative Industries | Scoop.it
A designer who sympathizes with both cars and cyclists creates wearable tech to save lives.
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TEDxGallatin - Amanda D'Annucci - Storytelling, Psychology and Neuroscience

Amanda D'Annucci is pursuing her Master's degree in the Psychology of Expression at NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study. She graduated from the Mac...
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Four future trends from top VCs

Four future trends from top VCs | Design Thinking and the Creative Industries | Scoop.it
Top venture capitalists—Vinod Khosla, John Doerr, Michael Moritz, Reid Hoffman and David Sze—see a world where healthcare is upended by technology, electric cars are cheaper than internal combustion autos, and we're all freed from...

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Citi Web Analyst Fired After Lapse - Wall Street Journal

Citi Web Analyst Fired After Lapse - Wall Street Journal | Design Thinking and the Creative Industries | Scoop.it
Wall Street JournalCiti Web Analyst Fired After LapseWall Street JournalThe Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, a Wall Street self-regulator, is investigating whether certain of the underwriting firms breached securities laws in their communications...
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Build Your Own Emergency Meals For The Next Disaster--With Free Discarded Food

Build Your Own Emergency Meals For The Next Disaster--With Free Discarded Food | Design Thinking and the Creative Industries | Scoop.it
In Tattfoo Tan's New Earth: Meals Ready to Eat exhibit D.I.Y. means Dehydrate It Yourself.
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This is real Design Thinking. Reducing waste, Finding a clever solution to an unfortunatly real and urgent need...Brilliant.

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8 tips for successfully pitching an investor

8 tips for successfully pitching an investor | Design Thinking and the Creative Industries | Scoop.it
We asked 8 entrepreneurs to share their tips for pitching an investor. #1: Share your vision, not a product...

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Marty Koenig's curator insight, September 29, 2013 11:51 PM

Great list! The first one is so true. I see a dozen investor pitches a week, and almost all of them are product pitches. What young entrepreneurs need to know is "it's not about the product".


Yes, you are enamored and passionate about your product, as you should be. Investors don't care. What they do care about is that you are solving a big problem for lots or people, and that you and your team are the right ones to accelerate and execute on your plans. Oh, and if you want to see what actual successful investor pitches look like, see here: http://bit.ly/FiverrInvestorPitchDeck 

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The World's 20 Hottest Startup Scenes (Infographic)

The World's 20 Hottest Startup Scenes (Infographic) | Design Thinking and the Creative Industries | Scoop.it
The U.S. is home to six of the top 10 startup ecosystems in the world, but some surprising cities are upping their game with notable strides in...

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BlazeFund's comment, September 10, 2013 2:56 PM
We can corroborate Boston's story!
Therese Lemarchand's curator insight, September 13, 2013 3:50 AM

Paris en 11e place et l'art comme ferment de l'entreprenariat, on a de la matiere pour progresser !

BlazeFund's curator insight, September 16, 2013 11:27 AM

We like the looks of Boston and Chicago.  So much going on in these cities!

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Sun Tzu and The Art of Business Strategy - Business 2 Community

Sun Tzu and The Art of Business Strategy - Business 2 Community | Design Thinking and the Creative Industries | Scoop.it

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