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July 1, 2015
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The Rainforest Revolution
News on growing ecosystems for innovation and entrepreneurship



THE BIG PICTURE


 

Lean Innovation Management – Making Corporate Innovation Work

Steve Blank blog
The author has been trying to find a unified theory of innovation that allows established companies and government agencies to innovate internally with the speed and urgency of startups. Companies that want to do continuous innovation need to execute their core business model while innovating in parallel. In other words, in an ambidextrous company you need to be able to “chew gum and walk at the same time.” Read more here.

 

Welcome to Nerdopolis

Capital Ideas, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Knowledge workers are reshaping the map of the global economy. The only way to move a city from a bad equilibrium to a good one is with a big push: a coordinated policy that breaks the impasse and simultaneously brings skilled workers, employers, and specialized business services to a new location. Read more here.

 

A New Powell Memo

Social Evolution Forum
A cooperative effort is required to establish a new economic paradigm that will improve the quality of life for society as a whole, not just a privileged faction. Read more here.

 

Hey Silicon Valley, joiners are just as important as founders

The Washington Post
Recent studies show that joiners may not have the extreme risk-seeking behavior of a rock star CEO founder, but they are more than willing to head up the key functional roles — especially R&D — that make a start-up great. Read more here.

 

The Benefits of Mind-Wandering

The Wall Street Journal
Mind-wandering aids decision-making by allowing you to run future-oriented simulations in your head. It’s ideal not just for thinking about possible outcomes but also for thinking about how different outcomes would feel. Read more here.


THE LATEST NEWS


 

A Fearless Culture Fuels U.S. Tech Giants

The New York Times
For all of Europe’s advantages, its technology sector lags that of the United States. A dread of failure may be one reason. Read more here.

 

How Sweden became the startup capital of Europe

The Telegraph
If you played a game on your phone today, listened to music online or video-phoned a friend, chances are you used a Swedish company. Read more here.


IN THIS ISSUE:



Lean Innovation Management – Making Corporate Innovation Work

Welcome to Nerdopolis

A New Powell Memo

Hey Silicon Valley, joiners are just as important as founders

The Benefits of Mind-Wandering

Europe: A Fearless Culture Fuels U.S. Tech Giants

Sweden: How Sweden became the startup capital of Europe

MEET PEOPLE IN THE RAINFOREST COMMUNITY


Victor Hwang
Innovation Ecosystems + Capital
Greg Horowitt
Ecosystem, Capital + Enterprise Architect
Henry Doss
Corporate Strategy + Leadership
Mark Newberg
Impact Investing + Policy
Joe Sterling 
Consulting + Strategy
Alistair Brett
Technology + Innovation Ecosystems
Ade Mabogunje, PhD
Venture Design
Janet Crawford
Biology + Human Ecosystems
Todd Johnston
Designer-in-Residence
Scott Gillespie
Ecosystem + Venture Architect
Neeraj Sonalkar, PhD
Design Research
Christina Wu
Marketing + Communication
Patsy Kahoe
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