Rainforest Rev: Roadblocks to Innovation

The Rainforest Revolution

The Rainforest Revolution




There Are Three Roadblocks To Innovation. Do A Walkabout To Find Yours.

Henry Doss, Chief Strategy Officer of T2 Venture Creation, from Forbes
Honestly listening to the people around them can help leaders find ways to overcome their organization’s innovation challenges. Read more here.


Innovation Reality – A Smuggler’s Tale

Guest post from an anonymous Rainforest builder, from The Innovation Rainforest blog
In this two-part series (Part 2 can be found here), an anonymous blogger exposes the grueling, front-line truths behind the happy clichés of the innovation trend. Read Part 1 here, and Part 2 here.


The Lovers, the Haters and How They Helped Drive Innovation at Kraft

Big ideas can be big winners, but you have to be willing to invest, sacrifice, and see them through. Read more here.


Charting the Innovation Ecosystem 

Industrial Research Institute
T2 Venture Creation’s Victor Hwang and Alistair Brett are heavily cited in this business analysis of the innovation movement, which may turn out to be more of a revolution than a fad. Read more here.


Was Territoriality Important in the Pleistocene?

Social Evolution Forum
Humans specialize in cooperation and in using culturally transmitted technology and social institutions that might have been difficult to sustain at very low densities. Read more here.




Polish Government Announces $100M Fund To Support Ukrainian Startups

Poland reacts to its neighbor’s political instability by offering assistance to small Ukrainian companies struggling to succeed in a nation under siege. Read more here.


Japanese Govt to Fund Start-up CEOs

The Japanese government is launching a program to subsidize the living costs of entrepreneurs in an effort to fill the financial hole left by current subsidies that are prohibited from being used for living costs. Read more here.


Goodbye Silicon Valley: Why Tech Startups are Flocking to Megacities

The Guardian
New York’s former mayor Michael Bloomberg explains why the latest generation of disruptive startups is looking beyond the Valley to solve problems in the real world. Read more here.



Brazil in the 21st Century 

Partner Event: BayBrazil annual conference to discuss technology, entrepreneurship and Brazil’s role in the global economyFriday, Sep 12, 2014, 9am – 5:00pmRock Center at Stanford University Law School, 559 Nathan Abbott Way, Stanford, CA


Global Innovation Summit + Week 2015

Learn.  Love.  Build… Together.

February 16-20, 2015  |  Silicon Valley, California

40% early bird discount — last day is September 30! Plus highly discounted rates for students, startups, nonprofits, universities, and governments.




T2 Venture Creation

T2 Venture Creation (www.t2vc.com) is seeking an ambitious, motivated, conscientious, and diligent applicant for the position of Sales Manager. The Sales Manager will be responsible for executing on sales opportunities and leads, as well as generating leads, for T2 Venture Creation’s three main product lines:1.      Innovation Design & Consulting Services
2.      “Global Innovation Summit” Sponsorship Opportunities
3.      “Global Innovation Week” Sponsorship OpportunitiesThis position is initially 100% commission-based.  Based on success over the coming year, however, this position offers room to grow.  If you are interested in joining Silicon Valley’s leading innovation ecosystem design practice, please send us your resume, sales experience, and writing and/or visual samples to info@t2vc.com.

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