Say the word ‘frugal’ – and it conjures images of making do, eking out scarce resources, managing on a shoestring. And in the world of innovation there are plenty of examples where this principle has triggered interesting solutions. For example Alfredo Moser’s idea of re-using Coke bottles as domestic lighting in the favelas of
A Case Study on the Espresso Mushroom Company A gourmet mushroom growing company fuelled by waste coffee grounds; If one didn’t know that this start-up was based in Brighton, (the home of the UK’s first Green Party MP and notoriously eco-minded), they could pretty well make the assumption. But the Espresso Mushroom Company is much
‘It’s ok to buy status, just don’t overpay’ – A Case Study on Greats Whether they are developing a new product for an established company, or starting a business completely from scratch, the first step on any entrepreneur’s journey is finding an opportunity. For many of the most innovative entrepreneurs, this step is characterised by
A Case Study on Aquapax For a product concept that began amidst a culture of religious fervour, as seventeenth century pilgrims bottled water from religious wells to take home as holy relics, the public perception of bottled water has undergone a dramatic transformation since its origin. It sits now in an increasingly politicised context, as
This is a link to a discussion between David Nussbaum, Chief Executive of WWF and Deborah Meaden, a successful entrepreneur and panelist on the TV series ‘Dragon’s Den’.
Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network is an initiative to strengthen existing entrepreneurial ecosystems in struggling areas by building a network of master entrepreneurs and connecting them with a pipeline of potential high growth ventures
This is a case study of an entrepreneurial venture established to try and solve problems of delivering fresh drinking water in developing countries.Red Button Design Case Study
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This is a case study highlighting some of the challenges in developing and then growing an entrepreneurial business. Dyson Case Study
Yellowberry case study This case describes a start-up in the field of teenage clothing and highlights a number of themes including user-led innovation.