TOPIC: INNOVATION (33)
GOOD CORPS helps brands and organizations align business strategy with social impact, and win through highly participatory and profitable relationships with their audiences. GOOD Corps is a team of social entrepreneurs who work with NGOs, corporations and foundations to drive progress in collaboration with the GOOD community and beyond.
TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference and TEDGlobal -- TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conversations, the inspiring TED Fellows and TEDx programs, and the annual TED Prize.
For centuries, becoming an “inventor” has been a hard gig to crack. Complexities relating to financing, engineering, distribution, and legalities have stood in the way of brilliant people executing on their great ideas. Quirky makes invention acccessible.
Hyperakt is an independent NYC design firm with a passion for creating work that effects change in the world around us: meaningful design for the common good. Hyperakt works with clients who fight for justice, celebrate culture and diversity, spread knowledge and engage in social entrepreneurship.
New Economics Foundation (nef)http://www.neweconomics.org
Nef (the new economics foundation) is an independent think-and-do tank that inspires and demonstrates real economic well-being. We aim to improve quality of life by promoting innovative solutions that challenge mainstream thinking on economic, environment and social issues. We work in partnership and put people and the planet first.
Innovation.org, a project of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, is a place to discuss and learn about pharmaceutical innovation.
We seek to: provide space for an exchange of ideas about pharmaceutical innovation; raise awareness of the critical issues facing pharmaceutical innovation; communicate essential information about the nature of pharmaceutical discovery, the challenges it faces, the value it provides, and the future promise it holds.
Innovation Endeavors invests in the raw talent behind a dream. You could call us an early stage venture capital firm, but we are not in the business of financing ideas. Ideas change. Ideas reinvent. The tenacity, the talent and the passion of the dreamer do not change. This is what we invest in. We invest in the team behind the dream.
Square offers a variety of products to assist you with your business. Square Register, an iPad app, is the simplest way to accept credit card payments, and has all the features you need to create an elegant experience at your counter. Square Card Reader accepts credit card payments on your Android, iPhone or iPad. Pay with Square is an app for iPhone and Android that links your credit card to your business of choice and let's you pay via the app.
access:energy designs, manufactures, and services renewable energy technologies in East Africa. We've developed an award-winning portfolio of products and service expertise designed to help meet the enormous demand for affordable energy in the region.
We’ve created a multi-faceted campus to serve the needs of high-potential entrepreneurs and advance the startup ecosystem in New York. Our community not only has a place in which to collaborate, but also take advantage of a new kind of learning-by-doing. Through our curriculum, entrepreneurs will receive a pragmatic and multi-disciplinary education at the intersection of technology, design, and entrepreneurship.
MESH Cities explores the wireless systems empowered, 21st Century city through the eyes of its super-users. These are the people who are embracing the new communications and infrastructure tools that will determine the ultimate livability of the modern city. The growing ubiquity of high-speed wireless connections allows people to experience the city in ways never before possible. More than that, they can contribute their ideas about how to make our cities more accommodating and responsive .
We convene this community in intimate, peer-level gatherings where participants can share their most provocative questions and their most promising new ideas, and begin to work together on new approaches to some of the world’s toughest challenges.