Indian entrepreneurs typically think innovation means invention or product innovation… But, to be a successful grocery store owner also, you need to innovate enough… thanks Pradyot http://www.crunchbase.com/person/pradyot-sahu Innovation Engineering http://www.facebook.com/innoengineering Innovation Engineering Forum http://www.linkedin.com/groups?mostPopular=&gid=3759712
Hi Entrepreneurs and VCs Since Innovation(s) make(s) or break(s) the entrepreneurs, I think this is relevant here.Â I have uploaded a presentation on Innovation Engineering at SlideShare. http://www.slideshare.net/innoengineering/innovation-engineeringÂ Thanks for reviewing the presentation and letting me know your comments and suggestions.FYI, Innovation Engineering is made in India/Delhi by a 100% self-funded and 0% grant startup, 3innovate. […]
Yes.Entrepreneurs and VCs can useÂ Innovation Engineering. Entrepreneurs to understand the needs, design, implement, validate/verify and evolve/revolutionize Innovation. VCs to validate/verify and revalidate/reverify Innovation of their portfolio and future portfolio companies. More on Innovation Engineering is here:http://3innovate.net/innoengineering.htmÂ and hereÂ http://www.facebook.com/innoengineering
Kauffman Foundation has started a NEW entrepreneurship website. http://entrepreneurship.org/ and resources center http://www.entrepreneurship.org/ResourcesCenter/ The website tells “In the midst of our worst financial crisis in decades, entrepreneurs will once again lead the economic recovery.” Actually, innovation and entrepreneurship (in business, social, political and military areas) are the reasons what makes USA and UK different from […]
The Intel’s website http://www.intelchallenge.com/ is asking for solutions on -Education -Economic Development -Healthcare and -Environment The last date of submission is extended to February 17th, 2009.
Global Entrepreneurship week 17-23 November 2008 http://www.kauffman.org/entrepreneurship/international-celebration-of-entrepreneurship.aspx and https://genglobal.org/
Paul Graham on starting at a bad economy. The context is – technology startups in USA etc http://www.paulgraham.com/badeconomy.html Please note:-Indian economy is NOT in bad shape yet.
According to http://www.gartner.com/it/page.jsp?id=681107&format=print Top 10 Disruptive Technologies for 2008-2012 Multicore and hybrid processors Virtualisation and fabric computing Social networks and social software Cloud computing and cloud/Web platforms Web mashups User Interface Ubiquitous computing Contextual computing Augmented reality Semantics
These may be partial approaches to present economic scenario for technology entrepreneurs. Embracing Business Models for Open Source Software Embracing Open Innovation These are my recent talks in OSS Camp delhi. http://www.slideshare.net/prady/oss-business-models-presentation http://www.slideshare.net/prady/open-innovation-and-opensource-software-presentation
Looking for “fundable(?) tech startup ideas”? Ycombinator lists 30. http://ycombinator.com/ideas.html Which one you want to take?
From http://www.ssireview.org/articles/entry/rediscovering_social_innovation/ Social entrepreneurship and social enterprise have become popular rallying points for those trying to improve the world. These two notions are positive ones, but neither is adequate when it comes to understanding and creating social change in all of its manifestations. The authors make the case that social innovation is a better vehicle […]
During the time when venture valuations are down, 10 ways to save during startup 1-Live cheaply 2-Use creative financing 3-Start small 4-Put money toward revenue-producing elements 5-Market through media and word-of-mouth 6-Staff smart 7-Negotiate the best deals 8-Look for inexpensive technical tools 9-Use credit cards wisely 10-Offer fractional ownership as payment More at http://www.entrepreneur.com/magazine/entrepreneur/2008/august/195718.html How […]