Paul Graham discusses where do good ideas come from. Followed by a Q&A session with entrepreneurs from the audience.
Where are the opportunities in education?
Where are the opportunities in the energy sector?
Clean tech is a booming new sector encompassing a wide range of new technologies and business models related to energy, transportation, materials, agriculture, waste management and more. Expectations are high, but significant challenges remain for start-ups in this sector. Our panelists will discuss the future of clean tech. Recorded: February 25, 2009
Innovation and creativity are learnable skills, not inborn talents. In this talk, Dave Blakely presents a set of principles for successful innovation, regardless of an organization’s size, type or location. The heart of any innovation agenda is a carefully chosen interdisciplinary team, typically including members with backgrounds in technology, business, and other relevant industry-specific knowledge. [...]
You’ll get a look at how successful entrepreneurs and leading thinkers approach the challenge of finding the next big idea. The biggest takeaway: It’s not the big idea wherein the challenge lies, but rather execution, track record, capital and passion. Recorded: February 21, 2004; Panel includes: Matt Glickman, Dave Whorton, Mike Orsak, Mark Gainey, Guy [...]
One of our most innovative, popular thinkers takes on-in exhilarating style-one of our key questions: Where do good ideas come from? With Where Good Ideas Come From, Steven Johnson pairs the insight of his bestselling Everything Bad Is Good for You and the dazzling erudition of The Ghost Map and The Invention of Air to [...]
Part of the 2011 GSB Entrepreneurship Conference. As consumers are increasingly willing to share more about themselves in return for services, access to contextual information such as a person’s interest, location, and social graph is creating opportunities for richer experiences both online and in the real world. This panel explores the new business practices these [...]
Part of the 2011 GSB Entrepreneurship Conference. The world of commerce – in both the online and physical worlds – is evolving at a rapid pace. The rise of social networks, location based services, and innovative new business models, as well as the merging of content with commerce, provide a fertile ground for new ventures. [...]
Panel discusses variety of ideas that led to entrepreneurial companies. Recorded: January 31, 2007