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Suhit Anantula
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Trying to Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish. Exploring the role of Entrepreneurship in the Social Sector
Trying to Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish. Exploring the role of Entrepreneurship in the Social Sector

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As a child, we learn at school the idea of “right” and “wrong”. What is 2+3 = ? If the answer is 4, we are told its wrong. If the answer is 5, we are told its right. We are taught “arithmetic” to understand the rules and know what is right and wrong.…
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In March of this year we launched the Social Ventures Incubator Program (SVIP, Cohort 1) with the City of Adelaide. In May we closed the applications program with 52 applications. 25 startup teams were asked to go through a selection process and pitch…
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The why of the "social ventures incubator program"

In this context, it is no wonder that a rigorous, 90 day program for startups with a focus on impact: social or environmental is launched in Adelaide. We seen an incredible bunch of ideas, talent and aspiration in the various nooks and corners of the…
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Funky Business: “But what if [former head of strategic planning at Royal Dutch Shell] Arie De Geus is wrong in suggesting, in The Living Company, that firms should aspire to live forever? Greatness is fleeting and, for corporations, it will become ever…
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“How we feel about the evolving future tells us who we are as individuals and as a civilization: Do we search for stasis—a regulated, engineered world? Or do we embrace dynamism—a world of constant creation, discovery, and competition? Do we value…
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An Entrepreneurs’ Manifesto — book by Steve Mariotti’s, founder of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE),  The most political act a person can ever do is to create a business. To become an entrepreneur has the power to revolutionize lives,…
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Design flaws that blight German business – FT.com Scale also exacerbated a problem that VW shares with many of Germany’s best-known companies: an excessively centralised corporate structure. Business has failed to learn the lessons of ancient Rome, which…
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John Key in FT: The profit-making corporation is, should be and will remain the central institution of the modern economy. But that does not mean the purpose of a profit-making corporation is to make a profit; we must breathe to live but breathing is not…
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From an interview in HBR: You often use the term “purpose” in talking about your business. What does that mean to you? When I became CEO in 2006, I did a series of town hall meetings with employees. Few said they came to work for a paycheck. Most wanted…
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New blog post: Project Loon from Google X - Idea to Product

Design thinking requires a prototyping mindset. So how does that look like? This is a great example from Google’s effort to build a worldwide network of balloons to provide wifi everywhere. Crazy, yes but step by step with rigorous testing. The Idea Wild…
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