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Evidence-based innovation: why opinions harm your innovation process

June 17, 2017

Researchers develop technologies by following a process of trial-and-error. If a technology is working, or not working, is not assessed based upon opinions, but by creating evidence that this thing actually works. However, when it comes to business, our experience shows that these highly-skilled individuals switch to a quite different rationale: planning instead of doing, … Read More

Does Europe build the wrong type of startups?

June 3, 2017

When you search for “famous entrepreneur” with Google you will end up with well-known faces smiling at you: Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg are only some examples. If you type in “famous German entrepreneur” instead, half of the pictures displayed are first of all black and white. And presumably, you do not recognize a … Read More