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Benjamin Boyd, Australian buccaneer entrepreneur, eaten by cannibals

Australia’s history is full of famous entrepreneurs who worked for good or evil. The following is the colorful story of Benjamin Boyd, Australia’s nineteenth-century originator of the get-rich-quick scheme. He was certainly not the first in a long list of Australian Criminal Entrepreneurs and opportunists.   Also available is the Wikipedia Continue Reading

3D manufacturing

End of Home Depot? 3D printing as a disruptive business model

Because of its economics of scale and elimination of complexity, additive manufacturing (AM), for example with 3D printing, allow us cheaply and quickly to iterate our design ideas into repeated forms to validate the product-solution fit, even to customize products down to user/market of one customer. We can go through Continue Reading

Droids

Use case: Social ethnodroids for pretotyping in language learning

In this two-part essay, in Using Pretotype vs Prototype in hypothesis-based entrepreneurship, we first introduced the concepts of pretotyping and hypothesis-driven entrepreneurship.  In the second part, we are going to apply this approach to pretotyping in language learning using an ethnographic robot called a social ethnodroid. See also another pretotyping Continue Reading

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Using Pretotype vs Prototype in hypothesis-based entrepreneurship

In this two-part  essay, we first cover the concepts of pretotype vs prototype and hypothesis-based entrepreneurship.  In the second part, Use case: Social ethnodroids for pretotyping in language learning, we are going to apply this approach to the design of children’s language learning toys using an ethnographic robot called a Continue Reading

Empathy

Empathic mindset: Key to design entrepreneurship

Elsewhere we have discussed the mind of the design entrepreneur. The designerly mindset is based foremost on empathy, namely, the ability to put yourself into your customer’s/client’s/stakeholder’s shoes to understand problems from their perspective. A key trait of design entrepreneurs is cultivating the empathic mindset. When you can do this, Continue Reading

Thoughts and Design

Anticipatory design science and entrepreneurial opportunity

Using design entrepreneurship, entrepreneurs listen to and empathize with customer pains and then generate solutions using the materials and resources at hand. [i]  This is what Buckminster Fuller , designer of the first geodetic sphere, called anticipatory design science, which aligns the human species with the design of our environment. Continue Reading

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The Emergence of Biosphere Entrepreneurship

Abstract This theoretical article combines entrepreneurship, economics and sustainability to build a new theory of biosphere entrepreneurship.  Going beyond business and social entrepreneurship — which add value to private and community domains, respectively — biosphere entrepreneurship adds value to the biosphere and ecosystem services.  The purpose of this article is Continue Reading

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‘Entrepreneur’ as ‘UnderTaker’: Cultural definitions

Have you ever wondered why we use the French word entrepreneur instead of proper English cultural definition of entrepreneur? What is the cultural definition of entrepreneurship? The word entrepreneur is derived from the French entreprendre, meaning ‘to take in between’, or ‘to undertake’. English doesn’t really have its own word Continue Reading

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Australia’s Spiritualist Water Entrepreneur . . . and Prime Minister

Speech commemorating the launch of the exhibition ‘Alfred Deakin: The Man’ at the Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library in Geelong, Victoria, August 10, 2011. This is part of the author’s focus on entrepreneurship, climate change, sustainability, and the biosphere. Introduction This article commemorates the 2011 launch of the exhibition ‘Alfred Continue Reading

Top 10 Innovative Israeli tech for COVID-19

Use case: Open source ventilator prototype from design thinking

#DesignEntrepreneurship Magazine Bot | Like this magazine? Subscribe here | Israeli open source ventilator prototype | Expert-driven AI top articles posts about #DesignEntrepreneurship, #DesignThinking, and #LeanStartUp in #entrepreneurshipeducation #entrepreneurialmindset #emprendimiento More Design Thinking Use Cases | coronavirus design thinking COVID-19 prototyping| Other Design Thinking in Health & Medicine  | See Continue Reading

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Use Case: Coronavirus and wet markets

#DesignEntrepreneurship Magazine Bot | Like this magazine? Subscribe here | design thinking and coronavirus COVID-19 | Expert-driven AI top articles posts about #DesignEntrepreneurship, #DesignThinking, and #LeanStartUp in #entrepreneurshipeducation #entrepreneurialmindset #emprendimiento More Design Thinking Use Cases | “design thinking” and “corona virus” or covid-19 | Other Design Thinking in Health & Continue Reading

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Coronavirus temperature gun: iconic innovation needs a redesign

#DesignEntrepreneurship Magazine Bot | Like this magazine? Subscribe here | Redesign of the coronavirus temperature gun | Expert-driven AI top articles posts about #DesignEntrepreneurship, #DesignThinking, and #LeanStartUp in #entrepreneurshipeducation #entrepreneurialmindset #emprendimiento More Design Thinking Use Cases | Other Design Thinking in Health & Medicine   Amid the global coronavirus scare, Continue Reading

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