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Democratization of Innovation and Obsolescence of the 'Black Box'

Last week, I attended the Global Solutions Summit in Washington, DC. One of the megatrends overlooked by the panelists is the increasing diversity of sources of innovation. 454 more words

Entrepreneurship & Gender

Business Models and Open Innovation in Emerging Economies Final Challenge

The UGBA193i – Business Models and Open Innovation in Emerging Economies course officially wrapped up on Friday, April 11, 2014 at the SkyDeck in Shattuck with the students’ final presentations. 1,676 more words

humanitarian: solutions to problems

Intro note:

I am remodeling my CV for a highly challenging humanitarian work opportunity that I am discussing nowadays with an international organization and I was thinking to use this occasion to re-post that part of it related exclusively to humanitarian and common good areas. 652 more words

Georgia Mihalcea

Crowdsourcing- The Bully's Method

Crowdsourcing, a bit like a bully isn’t it? He gets everyone else to do his homework, and bring him lunch. He doesn’t even need to lift a finger. 538 more words


What's in an Acquisition Anyway?

Things seem to be getting frothy in tech these days.  Facebook paying nearly 1/10th it’s market cap for the WhatsApp user base sounds a lot like paying for “eyeballs” in the Dot-com era of the 1990′s.   788 more words

Open Innovation

"Creatively Destroying" Entrepreneurship

“Creative Destruction”, the by now well-accepted driving force behind technology entrepreneurship, used to be a one-sided affair.  Entrepreneurs loved the power and sense of opportunity embodied in the concept;  large established companies feared it. 339 more words


Uplifting collaboration on openOI: the sharing information platform for open innovation problem solvers

As some of you already know, together with another two awards winning problem solvers – we designed and implemented a dedicated self-service and highly operative online platform, having in mind open innovation problem solvers needs and aspirations. 478 more words