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27 01, 2014

Should Corporates be concerned about Disruptive Innovation?

By |January 27th, 2014|Corporate Innovation|0 Comments|

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

18 01, 2014

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

By |January 18th, 2014|Cartier Womens Initiative Awards, Past Events|0 Comments|

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 […]

13 01, 2014

Entrepreneurial Education

By |January 13th, 2014|Entrepreneurial Education|0 Comments|

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 […]

10 01, 2014

Cartier Womens Initiative Awards

By |January 10th, 2014|Cartier Womens Initiative Awards|0 Comments|

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 […]

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    Developing and Innovating your Business – How Lean Startup Can Help

28 07, 2013

Developing and Innovating your Business – How Lean Startup Can Help

By |July 28th, 2013|Customer Development, Lean Startup Philsophy|0 Comments|

Creating a business, new product or enterprise has always been hit & miss. In the past when a business was created a business plan was created, finance raised, a team formed, a product or service created. Voila, another company opened for business! Unfortunately – the odds are against creating a business in this traditional way. According […]

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    Customer Development Interviewing – Asking & Framing Questions

2 05, 2013

Customer Development Interviewing – Asking & Framing Questions

By |May 2nd, 2013|Customer Development|0 Comments|

“The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he’s one who asks the right questions.”
Claude Levi-Strauss

At the early stages of customer development when talking to our customers we want to understand their problems & needs as opposed to pitching our solutions.

“Your SOLUTION is NOT my PROBLEM”
Dave McClure (500Startups)

Asking and framing questions is a skill and there […]

18 04, 2013

Recognising Talented Women in Business Event

By |April 18th, 2013|Past Events|0 Comments|

ThousandSeeds in association with AIB hosted the First Irish Brieafing on Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards and the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society on Thursday 7th February 2013 at the AIB Bankcentre in Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland.

Over 200 leading female entrepreneurs and women business leaders attended the event. We are very interested in your feedback. Please complete this very […]

16 04, 2013

Customer Development using Lean Startup Principles

By |April 16th, 2013|Customer Development, Lean Startup Philsophy, Past Events|0 Comments|

ThousandSeeds ‘Lean Startup Initiative’ continues with Customer Development – Hands-on Workshop

Camden Court Hotel, Camden Street, Dublin.
You will get a 3 month license to use the Lean Launchpad Central tool as part of the fee ($60 value).

While much has been written about Customer Development, in practice — it’s hard!

This workshop will be very interactive which is a systematic approach […]

8 04, 2013

Customer Engagement Process – using Lean Principles

By |April 8th, 2013|Lean Startup Philsophy, Past Events|0 Comments|

ThousandSeeds ‘Lean Startup’ and the Customer Engagement Process – Hands-on Workshop

Camden Court Hotel, Camden Street, Dublin.
While much has been written about Customer Development, in practice — it’s hard!

This workshop will be very interactive which is a systematic approach to develop products that solve customers problems. This gives your company a competitive edge to get your product to market more […]

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    For the First Time, The Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards Come to Ireland

29 01, 2013

For the First Time, The Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards Come to Ireland

By |January 29th, 2013|Press Releases|0 Comments|

Dublin Ireland, 29 January 2013 – ThousandSeeds in association with AIB, is holding a briefing on the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards and the Women’s Forum Global Meeting on Thursday, Feb 7, 5.30pm – 8.30pm at AIB Bankcentre, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

Entitled ‘Recognising Talented Women in Business’, this event will be hosted by AIB at Bankcentre in Ballsbridge,. The event will […]