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Mar
07
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The Spring 2017 Ventureprise Charlotte Launch (VCL) I-Corps program kicked off their customer interview presentations Friday, with 9 teams representing UNC Charlotte. The accelerat…
Ventureprise Charlotte Launch kicks off their spring 2017 cohort with 9 teams representing UNC Charlotte. http://ventureprise.org/blog/meet-the-spring-2017-charlotte-venture-launch-teams-representing-unc-charlotte/

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Oct
29
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Last week, my partners and I were talking about a company that has asked for our guidance on how to develop a more innovative culture. This is a frequent inquiry for us, and it’…
How do you make an innovation focus work inside of an existing business model or models? Developing an innovative culture does not mean compromising your business plan outcomes. It means bringing innovation thinking into your business model. http://ventureprise.org/blog/your-business-model-is-killing-innovation1/

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Tags : innovationHenry DossBusiness Model
Oct
22
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Billy Beane had a problem.  As the General Manager of the Oakland Athletic Major League baseball team, Beane was coming off the 2001 season where the A’s experienced…
In the spirit of innovation, how Billy Beane, General Manager of the Oakland Athletic Major League baseball team, went about replacing three significant players, on a miserly major league budget, made it to the 2002 Playoffs, and pioneered what has become… http://ventureprise.org/blog/innovation-a-baseball-story/

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Oct
01
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“Look at every path closely and deliberately, then ask this crucial question: Does this path have a heart? If it does, then the path is good. If it doesn’t then it is of n…
Educating young people is the key to future innovation, so it’s probably a good idea to ask ourselves if we are on the right track. http://ventureprise.org/blog/the-innovation-curriculum-stem-steam-or-sea/

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Sep
10
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The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. - Ernest Hemingway The science of innovation is not really new but has been developing for a long, l…
The science of innovation is not really new but has been developing for a long, long time. Along long the way, there have been untold numbers of revolutionaries, explorers and inventors who have contributed to our understanding of innovation ecosystems, s… http://ventureprise.org/blog/trust-innovation-and-ronald-coase/

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Tags : innovationHenry Doss
Jul
02
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“Ideas are worthless; it’s about execution.”  Dan Gotte, IMAF Panelist Dan Gotte made this seemingly spontaneous remark to a large group of entrepreneurs…
Good ideas aren’t worthless, but unless they are met with a series of informed and timely decisions that leverage all elements essential to a startup and growth venture, there is the likelihood they end up becoming the failed predecessor. http://ventureprise.org/blog/an-entreprenuers-idea-when-a-sound-bite-becomes-iconic/

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Jun
25
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“At the lab, the pressure is to keep searching for a breakthrough, a new way to do things.  And it’s accepted that the cost of this insight is failure, finding ou…
Innovation and Entrepreneurs http://ventureprise.org/blog/innovation-is-the-entrepreneurs-laboratory1/

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Jun
25
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“At the lab, the pressure is to keep searching for a breakthrough, a new way to do things.  And it’s accepted that the cost of this insight is failure, finding ou…
Innovation and Entrepreneurs http://ventureprise.org/blog/innovation-is-the-entrepreneurs-laboratory/

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Jun
18
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I am a leader by default, only because nature does not allow a vacuum.– Bishop Desmond Tutu If your organization is conducting innovation leadership training, the odds are…
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