See two decks of slides for those considering fundraising in the coming months: http://www.slideshare.net/alliott/startup-fundraising-2012 http://www.slideshare.net/alliott/21c-venture-capital Best to download the slides from Slideshare as the formatting looks off on their website!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSiHjMU-MUo&feature=player_embedded

I came across this site which is dedicated to the thought that something as simple as fun is the easiest way to change people’s behaviour for the better: “be it for yourself, for the environment, or for something entirely different, the only thing that matters is that it’s change for the better”.

For many, the searing speed of innovation is challenging to comprehend. Dramatic technical inventions in the last two decades such as the internet, mobile communication, and the Cloud have created a myriad of new business sectors, businesses and business models. In the same period, whole industries have been erased, governments challenged, and global communities emerge. […]

Unlike in the U.S., venture capital on the other side of the Atlantic is a relatively young industry. It had an inglorious and stuttering start in the 1980s, often as an extension of the activities of conventional banks or as a limited part of fund managers’ remits. The first Gulf War and 1990 recession were […]

http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 Great talk by Valery Casey, founder of the Designers Accord, the global coalition of designers, educators, and business leaders working together to create positive sustainable impact. Valery is an impressive force in the design industry: She was named a “Guru” of the year by Fortune magazine, a “Hero of the Environment” by Time magazine, […]

2011/12 Creative Mornings with Ben Chestnut from CreativeMornings/Atlanta on Vimeo.