We all have an idea we’ve been meaning to execute on, but how can we really make it happen? In this highly original, all-ages talk at the 99 Conference, illustrator Rilla Alexander walks us through this classic creative struggle by sharing the story of Sozi – an adorable character who walks us through the arc [...]
Alexis Madrigal thinks our modern entrepreneurial climate has a problem: we’re not solving big problems anymore. The startup boom in the late 90s gave birth to revolutionary mobile devices. Now, the best we can do is Facebook. Madrigal offers two solutions: stop the pervasiveness of “free” web apps and increase the diversity among founding teams. [...]
A panel on emerging entrepreneurial opportunities in Healthcare at TiEcon Delhi 2011. Murali Rao, Associate Vice President, Technopak – Chair Ashwin Naik, Founder / CEO – Vaatsalya Dr.Mahipal S.Sachdev, Chairman, Medical Director & Senior Consultant Ophthalmology, Centre for Sight Sandeep Sinha, Co-Founder & MD, Lumis Partners
Ever find yourself jumping from idea to idea, hooked on the high of idea generation but never completing any one project? Scott Belsky breaks down road-tested methods for seeing ideas through to the finish.
Orin Herskowitz, Executive Director of Columbia Technology Ventures (CTV), shares observations about the opportunities in and challenges of university tech transfer, both at Columbia and nationally at our peer institutions. For those of you new to tech transfer, CTV at Columbia University is considered one of the leading technology transfer offices in the world, with [...]
Why does the “aha!” moment arrive only after we stop looking for it? At Behance’s 99% Conference, Jonah Lehrer explains how creative insight works & what drives incredible achievements.
Talk at the Founder Institute in Sydney by David Jones – Co-Founder of StreetHawk, Founder & CEO of EmUTech (acquired by SurfControl/WebSENSE), and the the Founder & CEO of ThreatMetrix
Jason Nazar, co-founder and CEO of Docstoc, has spent years building his company from a small start-up to a sustainable and profitable business. Watch him break down ten steps he’s developed for starting, maintaining and growing an amazing business from the ground up. Listen to the ten greatest challenges entrepreneurs face, and how to master [...]
Successful entrepreneur and CEO, Jay Adelson, demystifies the start-up process by providing advice, tips, and answering questions. Today he discusses good ideas, bad ideas, perfect ideas and how perfect one needs to be in order to devote passion and energy to it.
Scott is a frequent contributor on MSNBC and has worked with leading companies and organizations including General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, and Proctor & Gamble as well as the United States State Department and the CIA. Scott serves on the boards of Cornell University’s Entrepreneurship program and the Art Director’s Club. In 2010, Scott was also included in Fast Company’s list of “100 Most Creative People in Business.” He attended Cornell University as an undergraduate and received his MBA from Harvard Business School.