Classical Music and Blockchain Taught Me to Think Like an Artist

Most people would never think of putting classical music and blockchain in the same sentence. With my training in engineering and economics, I wouldn’t have either -- if it were not for my getting Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Christos A. Makridis

What Olivetti Style Teaches Us About Lasting Aesthetic Legacy

Lavazza. Alessi. Olivetti. Campari. These brands evoke images of products, advertisements, or memories of our past: the aroma of Lavazza coffee or an Alessi coffee maker at work, the sound of keys on Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Peter Trümmel , Vittoria Magrelli and Alfredo De Massis

How Less Can Be More: Simplicity and Complexity in Product Design

Apple has become the standard bearer for products that are both technologically complex and simple to use.  The Apple TV remote has two buttons and a ring, whereas the typical cable remote has Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Authors: Chris Meyer and Scott Newbert

Challenge for 2022: Innovating Despite Uncertainty

The year-end is traditionally a time for setting new goals for the coming year, but if we've learned anything from 2020 and 2021 it's that our best-laid plans must be flexible. The continued Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Daniel Forbes and Jon Eckhardt

How to Build an App without Programming

A rise in “no-code” tools is letting non-technical founders create technical products without the need to hire a developer. Building an app is hard, right? That’s the usual consensus, Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Author: Max Mirho

Can You Afford to Experiment?

Lean Startup & Minimum Viable Products have replaced planning and are helping entrepreneurs find product-market fit more quickly. But these tools also have costs and risks. Historically, Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Author: Andrea Contigiani

Turn Your Idea Into an Innovation

  Many innovations have started with people who were not engineers, scientists or coders, and had no idea how to turn their great idea into a marketable product or service. Fortunately, today's Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

Schulze Entrepreneurship Challenge Highlights e-Fest® 2018

Sponsored by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation, the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas, and EIX.org, a non-profit online platform for entrepreneurship Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: James Beal

My Entrepreneurship Journey: Ireland to the Middle East and America

I grew up in Ireland, and my family hails from Ballyhaunis in County Mayo. Dad was a small business owner, who used his trusty cab to provide service to our neighbors. Dad provided my first exposure Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Authors: Kieran Folliard and Eapen Chacko

Teaching Students to Design and Commercialize New Products: A Journey in its Third Decade

Entrepreneurship education takes a variety of forms. In recent years, many colleges and universities have shown an interest in educational experiences that are both “cross-campus” and Read More...

Category: Education and Teaching

Author: Daniel Forbes