Rainforest Rev: Feminine Leadership and Agile Innovation Systems

The Rainforest Revolution

The Rainforest Revolution


Are Feminine Leadership Traits The Future Of Business? 

Victor Hwang, CEO & Co-Founder of T2 Venture Creation, from Forbes
T2VC Chief Executive Officer and renowned innovation author Victor Hwang explains that strong innovation ecosystems require high levels of connectivity, communication and collaborative sharing. Those are stereotypical feminine traits. Read more here.
Yes, Virginia, there are women nerds.  But how to make them leaders?


Lean and Agile Innovation Ecosystems

Alistair Brett, T2 Venture Creation’s International Technology Commercialization Advisor, from The Innovation Rainforest blog
In this two-part series (Part 2 can be found here), T2 Venture Creation’s Alistair Brett traces the development, components, and characteristics of advanced innovation systems, which incorporate lessons learned from lean manufacturing, agile software development, agile enterprises, and lean startup methodology. Read Part 1 here, and Part 2 here.


The Persistence of Innovation in Government: A Guide for Innovative Public Servants

IBM Center for The Business of Government
A well-researched study finds innovation thriving throughout U.S. government agencies, including a surprising increase in initiatives that foster collaboration. Read more here.

Do We Choose Our Friends Because They Share Our Genes?

The latest research indicates that friends are as genetically similar as fourth cousins, but their immune systems may differ significantly as an evolutionary trick to provide greater protection from illness. Read more here.



Europe’s hottest startups 2014: Helsinki

Wired UK
Nokia is only one of many tech success stories coming out of Helsinki, which is awash in budding mobile and gaming startups. Read more here.

Google To Open Campus For Startups In Seoul

Google adds one of its signature co-working and support spaces for entrepreneurs to learn, connect and build companies in the South Korean capital, where flourishing startups are known as some of the best in Asia. Read more here.

The World’s Most Innovative Countries 2014

This year’s rankings give special weight to the “human factor” in innovation, including education, talent and mobility. Read more here.


Brazil in the 21st Century 

Partner Event: BayBrazil annual conference to discuss technology, entrepreneurship and Brazil’s role in the global economyFriday, Sep 12, 2014, 9am – 5:00pm

Rock Center at Stanford University Law School, 559 Nathan Abbott Way, Stanford, CA

Global Innovation Summit + Week 2015

Learn.  Love.  Build… Together.

February 16-20, 2015  |  Silicon Valley, California

40% early bird discount — last day is September 30! Plus highly discounted rates for students, startups, nonprofits, universities, and governments.


T2 Venture Creation

T2 Venture Creation (www.t2vc.com) is seeking an ambitious, motivated, conscientious, and diligent applicant for the position of Sales Manager. The Sales Manager will be responsible for executing on sales opportunities and leads, as well as generating leads, for T2 Venture Creation’s three main product lines:1.      Innovation Design & Consulting Services
2.      “Global Innovation Summit” Sponsorship Opportunities
3.      “Global Innovation Week” Sponsorship OpportunitiesThis position is initially 100% commission-based.  Based on success over the coming year, however, this position offers room to grow.  If you are interested in joining Silicon Valley’s leading innovation ecosystem design practice, please send us your resume, sales experience, and writing and/or visual samples to info@t2vc.com.

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