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Start Small

Simon Jackson on 2017-12-15

A CEO we are working with asked me today about how large a deal she should look to do with an agricultural foundation that could become a big partner. As her company’s technology solves a major problem for them, she was aware that there was the potential to do a big initial deal but her instinct was to start small.  ...

Creating International Currencies

David Gates on 2017-11-30

Currencies enable commerce, acting as a recognised standard unit of exchange; they are closely associated with nation states – usually being either created or controlled by governments, within their (geographic) spheres of economic and legal influence.   ...

Closing

Shields Russell on 2017-10-30

  Closing any deal is an event created by a process.  ...

From electricity metering to cookie cutters

Ffion Rolph on 2017-10-26

A common trope in the smart buildings and energy efficiency technology space is that there is no cookie cutter approach to effectively manage energy in buildings. It’s a statement that speaks to the myriad of factors that can affect how individual buildings operate and how one technology solution does not fit all sizes....

A conversation with Ffion Rolph, Rapid Innovation Group Project Director

Nadya Kelly on 2017-10-06

RIG’s summer intern, Nadya Kelly, sat down for lunch with Ffion Rolph, RIG’s project director. Over some pizza and coffee, they discussed Ffion’s time at RIG, technology interests, and gender issues....