How the social capital of your investor affects business success

  A headset that offers a virtual reality experience as a support for meditation exercises, doesn’t that sound like an exciting idea? In fact, there are various small tech start-ups that are exactly trying to develop something of the sort: a simulated environment that help people focus on the here and now, on their current […]

What firms can learn from how their R&D staff cope with open innovation 1

  If you have ever seen the movie “Flash of genius”, you know the trouble independent inventors face when seeking to partner up with large corporations to commercialize their technology. The story is about Robert Kearns, who invented the intermittent windscreen wiper. Being partly visually impaired – reportedly he got a cork in his eye […]

Is the Tesla S going to turn the fortunes for the electric car?

  Full electric vehicles, they haven’t quite lived up to their expectations. Their market share in most markets is negligible. Most electric cars are sold as company cars, to give extra weight to their owners’ green credentials. The private buyer and regular fleet car user are just not interested. Even the tech savvy seem unimpressed […]