Monthly Archives: January 2014

Should Corporates be concerned about Disruptive Innovation?

The great thinker Clayton Christensen coined the term ‘disruptive innovation’. In his book “The Innovator’s Dilemma”, he made a distinction between two different types of technology that affect business:
1. Sustaining technologies: technological developments that help organisations to make marginal improvements—making gradual changes but remaining the same.
2. Disruptive technologies: unexpected technological breakthroughs that require corporations to rethink what their purpose […]

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    Launch of Cartier Womens Initiative Award, 3rd Feb ’14, DCU Ryan Academy, Citywest

Launch of Cartier Womens Initiative Award, 3rd Feb ’14, DCU Ryan Academy, Citywest

DCU Ryan Academy in association with ThousandSeeds is delighted to host and welcome the launch of the 2014 Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards
on Monday 3rd February in Citywest.

Date: Monday 3rd February 2014
Time: 5.30pm – 8.30pm
Venue: DCU Ryan Academy, Citywest

Who is the Cartier Women’s Initiative?

The Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards are an international business plan competition created in 2006 by Cartier, the […]

Entrepreneurial Education

Governments don’t create jobs – Entrepreneurs do!

An entrepreneur is not a randomly selected person pulled from the crowd. They are people who are passionate about an idea. They have a problem to solve. A successful entrepreneur follows a validation process, whether that is consciously or unconsciously. Using this process increases the likelihood of getting products to market successfully.

Our current […]

Cartier Womens Initiative Awards

Calling ALL early stage female entrepreneurs!
How business is being done today is changing. Entrepreneurship is about adaptability, collaboration and seizing opportunities. It takes courage to take our ideas and turn these into successful businesses. What the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards (CWIA) offers female entrepreneurs includes coaching, brand association and a global network. This all creates change in the world!

In […]