American business is fast paced, entrepreneurial and built on rugged individualism. While many nations have business cultures that run away from risk and avoid 'breaking new ground' at all costs, US business seeks them out almost like a moth is drawn to light.
Let There Be Light! Inventor Alice Chun and Dr. Alison Thompson Bring Solight's SolarPuff to the World
In a world with more than a billion and a half people lacking electricity and clean, sustainable lighting - including many struggling with poverty, refugee status, and natural disasters - Solight Design's mission is to bring light to those struggling in darkness.
The hard truth is that there are dozens of inventions that do exactly what yours do, in the way yours does it. They are even targeted at the same people to buy it. That creates a lot of SameCity.
The last 30 years has created a marvelous starting point, a solid platform to build truly great things. But what's coming will be different, beyond and other. The coolest stuff of all has not been invented yet.
"I happened to be in South Korea right as the Selfie Stick was gaining popularity outside of the US. As soon as I returned
Since Kickstarter launched in 2009, crowdfunding has become an obsession, and very cool stuff has hit the market as a result. While countless projects fail, some have captured the imagination of investors to far surpass funding goals.
What could possibly go wrong?