Category Archives: Innovation

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Start-up Chile: go start-ups, go!

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Nicolas Shea, as founder of Start-up Chile, initiated a peculiar venture: welcoming startups in Chile, helping them to start their business using Chile as a platform to go global. Beyond mundane money appeal, Nicolas created a terrific game play for start-ups, valuating entrepreneurs’ social activities, resulting in building social equity. Continue reading

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Netexplo’ digital start-ups 2014: a brilliant vintage!

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Everyday I feel gifted to live in Paris. But some days are exceptional, and the Netexplo event is one of them. I don’t know any event which compares to the worldwide digital symphony that Netexplo plays, collecting trends and gathering start-ups from every continent. Continue reading

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Allfoodexperts, Open Innovation platform for agri-food industry

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Allfoodexperts is an independent open innovation project focused exclusively on the food industry. It consists in a community of senior freelancers from the agri-food sector, whcih you can target by posting challenges freely. Continue reading

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Live or VOD, a battle from another time for TV apps, by Iris Yuster

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As video on tablet becomes primary, VOD and TV apps must update rapidly. The artificial separation between “Live TV’ and “VOD” apps is an outdated argument. Iris takes us through a typical user journey to make his point. Continue reading

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Paris Region Lab: welcome to creative start-ups!

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French Tech is utterly vivid in Paris. Paris Region Lab is a non profit organization initiated by Paris municipality in 2009. Its purpose is the development of Parisian incubators, and the support for innovative experiments over the Greater Paris territory. Continue reading

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Open Innovation: Getting Started

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Let a hundred open innovation flowers blossom. Whopping initiatives are thriving on a one-to-many scale, resulting in distinct open innovation processes. First thing to is select the process which corresponds to your purpose, and prepare for intense dialogue. Continue reading

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Personalized TV Under Scrutiny, by Iris Yuster

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A TV-related app that offers a well-balanced implantation of personalization and recommendations will generate usage and increase revenues. Iris Yuster details some tips for us. Continue reading

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Innovation is BIG at Gemalto

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How a multinational that has enjoyed sustained growth for decades, innovating without noticing, can frame its innovation endeavour? That’s the story of BIG, the recently-created Gemalto unit dedicated to innovation. Continue reading

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Tapping African mobile crowd using low mobile-tech, by Margaux Pelen

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In Africa, it’s not because a technology is available that it should be used, the goal is on the opposite to look for the biggest tech common denominator to reach out to the largest number of users. Continue reading

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Mobile Money and Bitcoin, the unexpected relevance for Africa, by Margaux Pelen

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When I first played with the mobile wallet, it seemed unreal to send money away for free… Continue reading

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Mobile, the way forward to African Internet, by Margaux Pelen

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Margaux Pelen, a young but already serial entrepreneur, shares with us some learnings from her experience in Africa. Mobile might well turn to be the way forward to Internet in Africa. Continue reading

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for RapidInnovation.fr. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 38,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert … Continue reading

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From idea to design, a ‘web to store’ case study by Iris Yuster

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One of the most important keys to the success of an App is the understanding of user behavior. Dr. Iris Yuster shows how to successfully balance business goals, technological capabilities, and potential user behavior in a mobile shopping app. Continue reading

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‘Is Middle Management the main obstacle to innovation in large co?’ by Koen Boeykens

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When middle management is risk-averse, and stopping innovation from happening, is a parallel path, with a separate brand, the way forward? Koen Boeykens shares with us his innovation experience at KPN Continue reading

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Nokia is dead, long live Finland’s innovation

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Nokia’s story might well be now written by Microsoft, Finland’s innovation is dizzying. Katia Carra brings back from her survey trip in Finland some astonishing tips for innovation. One that stands out is Demola, an open innovation hub where students and companies create in team. Continue reading