Rainforest Rev: Sharing Ideas and Stifling Innovation


Why More Start-Ups Are Sharing Ideas Without Legal Protection
The New York Times
T2 Venture Creation’s CEO & Co-Founder Victor Hwang contributes to a lively discussion about nondisclosure agreements, the culture of the Valley, and legal protections for entrepreneurs. Read more here.

How Visionary Leaders Can Stifle Innovation
The Huffington Post
There’s a general consensus today that the best leaders are those who have a clear and compelling vision and inspire others to pursue that vision. But leaders of innovation actually avoid doing just that. Read more here.
5 “Next” Practices for a Culture of Innovation
Executive Street
Encouraging a culture of innovation requires more than putting a pool table in your obsessively hip workspace — it’s about leadership that encourages experimentation, tolerates failure, and accommodates uncomfortable ideas. Easier said than done. Read more here.

Some Puzzling Questions about Innovation in the Digital Economy
Irving Wladawsky-Berger (blog)
Innovation in the digital economy is very different than it’s ever been, and is much harder to control because of the complexities of human and organizational behavior. Read more here.
Fleur Pellerin Works to Make France Safe for Tech Startups
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
A deputy finance minister is helping France’s uphill battle to become one of Europe’s premier hubs for tech startups. Read more here.

Scottish Business Start-ups Rise
BBC News
Scotland’s national business advice service is supporting thousands of the nation’s entrepreneurs. Read more here.

In Innovation Quest, Regions Seek Critical Mass
MIT Technology Review
Proximity to human talent and new ideas matter most when looking to grow a local tech ecosystem. Read more here.

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

Silicon Valley, California
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