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. [...]
Inventor of the Nespresso Machine Shares the Story of One of the Most Successful Products of all Time
From Nespresso to Monodor, the story of an inventor Eric Favre patented the Nespresso process in 1978, the first step of the amazing story of an inventor turning his idea into one of the world’s most successful product.
Successful entrepreneur Dr. David Young is the inventor or author of over 200 patents and scientific papers. After founding biotechnology company ARIUS Research Inc. in 1999, he was CEO and manager of its scientific operations until its sale to F. Hoffman-La Roche in 2008. Hear Dr. Young tell the story of ARIUS and learn more [...]
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
Guy Kawasaki speaks for Informatics Ventures at the Informatics Forum, Edinburgh.
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 [...]
In ‘On The Brink’ we discuss the past, present and future of connectivity with a mix of people including David Rowan, chief editor of Wired UK; Caterina Fake, founder of Flickr; and Eric Wahlforss, the co-founder of Soundcloud.
Hoa Ly – Innovate by combining your passions.
Keynote by Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit at TNW2012.