Rainforest Rev: Disruptive Innovation and Global Innovation Barometer


Disruptive Innovation Is Nonsense
Henry Doss, Chief Strategy Officer of T2 Venture Creation, from Forbes
The myth that a business can engineer disruption and maintain control of the results is unsupported by the evidence. Read more here.

Red Tape Blues
The Economist
Small businesses care less about taxes than over-regulation. This report shows the best and worst states for small business in America. Read more here.

GE Global Innovation Barometer 2014: Insight on Disruption, Collaboration and the Future of Work
Ideas Lab
T2 Venture Creation’s Chief Evangelist & Co-Founder Greg Horowitt contributes to the report on an expansive innovation survey of executives throughout the world. Read more here.

Too-Big-To-Innovate Is Not About Innovation
Despite cumbersome bureaucracies and investors focused on short-term gains, large companies do innovate successfully, but only when their leaders properly allocate resources. Read more here.

Think Locally, Act Locally: Building a Robust Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Kauffman Foundation
A survey of participants in Kansas City’s 1 Million Cups entrepreneurship program suggests paths cities should follow to build strong innovation hubs. Read more here.

A New Rainforest Is Emerging in Latin America and the Caribbean
Innovation Rainforest Blog
The Inter-American Development Bank is looking through July 16th for 15 startups to support from the region, which is abuzz with startup activity. Help spread the word! Read more here.
Tech Startups Replace Bankers as Dublin Begins Recovery
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Real estate that was occupied by high-flying financiers has seen its fortunes fall, benefitting the Irish capital’s upstart startups. Read more here.

Global Innovation Summit + Week 2015
Learn.  Love.  Build… Together.
February 16-20,2015

Silicon Valley, California
50% early bird discount —
last day is August 31! Plus highly discounted rates for students, startups, nonprofits, universities, and governments.

Liquidity Nanotech Corporation
Liquidity Nanotech Corporation, one of Silicon Valley’s top next generation technology startups, has a limited investment window for friends of T2 Venture Creation. The company is targeting a multi-billion dollar market in clean water. It’s a rare opportunity to make profits while saving lives. Visit Liquidity’s crowdfunding website for more information. 

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