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 Indiana Innovation - Attention from Salesforce and Beyond

Last year’s acquisition of Indianapolis’ ExactTarget by Salesforce for $2.5 billion helped Indiana get national attention, credibility and capital as becoming a center for innovation. Continue reading

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What can you take away from the 2014 World Cup and apply to your business to bolster your innovation efforts? Continue reading

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Too Busy To Innovate

SMEs are helplessly squeezed between tech start-ups and global corporations in this battle. SMEs should start their innovation engines, imagine their exciting futures and capitalise on these new disruptive technologies. The alternative is to become collateral damage in the crossfire between the faster and the mightier. Continue reading

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Adapt or Perish? How About Neither?

The business environment is changing – that’s something we should have our heads around by now. How should we respond? I was on a panel at an event sponsored by the Queensland Branch of the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia discussing exactly this issue at the end of last month. Continue reading

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London Tech Startup scene: Where is the bloody innovation? 5 reasons startups fail

Most of the Tech startups in London are actually failing at innovation without knowing it. Here are the top 5 reasons why. Continue reading

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Is Innovation Simple?

Getting to the “simple” stage can be quite difficult, and it set me thinking about the simplicity of innovation. This was going through my mind when I read a good post from Tim Kastelle recently. Continue reading

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The crowdfunding market grew by more than 80 percent from 2011. And it is just at the beginning of its growth cycle, unlike other types of capital raising techniques that seem to be dwindling or remaining flat. Continue reading

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