Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Super Supercapacitor

THE SUPER SUPERCAPACITOR is a Finalist in the $200,000 FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition and is in the running to become the $100,000 Grand Prize Winner. Ric Kaner set out to find a new way to make graphene, the thinnest and strongest material on earth. What he found was a new way to power the world.

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Top 20 2013 Trends that will Reboot your Organization, People & Strategy

Trend Hunter's look at the top 2013 trends is upon us. As you watch Jeremy Gutsche's top 20 rundown of people, places and things trending, from Vending 3.0 to Manufactured Addicition and Deals, here are some questions to think about. How will these shifts, or combinations of, reboot your industry, organization, corporation, consumers, customers, clients, employees, suppliers, partners, c-suite, board of directors, advisors and M&A targets. Get ready for a wild ride–2013 is here–enjoy!

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Four Rules to Snap Judge a New Venture

I analyzed multiple businesses for investment and acquisition purposes in the last 20+ years of my profesisonal career. In 2009 alone I suspect I reviewed more than 600 different businesses. Obviously, you need to develop “snap judgment” capabilities, that allow you to quickly, in less than a minute, develop a “gut feeling” for whether a certain business is a good investment or not.

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