Today I am attending a kick-off meeting for a project integrating design thinking and management in the innovation process of strat-up firms and SMEs. The project is financed by the Austrian AWS. The meeting is hosted by GP partners in Vienna - an innovative design firm with highly inspiring premises.
We have all heard that crowd-funding is the next wave of funding innovative projects and maybe even start-ups. Perhaps it is not the next wave but already a current wave. However, it seems that for innovators who are innovating continuously, say they create in an artist type of way, Kickstarter and all the other crowd-financing platforms [...]