Forget apps, wearable tech and silicon valley. The next big thing is what we eat and where we produce it. Four key drivers are turning Fruit & Veggies into the most exciting sector on the block. And that’s not even counting the fact that we need to feed a burgeoning world population with significant health challenges. Find out below how the potent mix of unparalleled innovation and marketing infusion is.
17 years ago I lived in Athens for 6 months as a strategy consultant. I loved the country, the city, the people. I was also amazed by the chaos, the apparent lack of ambition, of drive, of direction. Given this, I asked a friend how the Greeks were able to get so many projects funded by the EU, as was apparent from all the EU-flag signs on all kinds of.
Yesterday I was one of the judges at the semi-finals of the Philips Innovation Award. It was a fantastic event with enormous amounts of entrepreneurial energy. But of course the big question is: how buzzable were the propositions ? In a nutshell my observations on 8 inspiring new business ideas. If you want to connect with these entrepreneurs, let me know and I’ll hook you up. If you have ideas.
The Pebble ? Fot those not following Wired, Fastcompany and the likes, Pebble is a smartwatch and was one of the most discussed gadgets of 2013. And of 2012, when it hit Kickstarter and became the biggest crowdfunding success in history. They set out to attract $ 100.000 and got $ 10.000.000. The appeal ? Turn your watch into your 3rd screen. Notifications of texts, emails. An appstore for new.