In Evaluation we considered our shortlisted concepts according to factors like viability and potential for impact, to help our challenge team select the winning ideas. Evaluation has now ended:
Founders have many problems, finding press, finding financing, finding a team. One problem non-business trained founders have is understanding the scene, the jargon and the language. For that we have created Founders Dictionary.
Most entrepreneurial legal needs are standard--whether it's forms to file or counsel. This concept proposes a system which steps entrepreneurs through legal issues to create forms or receive appropriate counsel.
Budgeting a project is one of the must-do’s before negotiating with investors or applying to external funds. Start-up Wallet is an online tool for web entrepreneurs to estimate what it takes to turn their idea into a --> proof of concept.
Social gaming websites are expected to gross over $6.4 B in revenue by 2014. What if we could engage social gamers in a virtual world of entrepreneurship and direct the revenue from games to actual entrepreneurs? Enter LaunchLand...
The 'Startup Libraries' provide workplaces, supportive tools and information, and a social environment for startups that are in need of such infrastructure, by leveraging the existing network and facilities of public libraries.
Developers like to get together over weekends to build new products from scratch. These are called 'hackathons'. By embedding them in local surroundings and getting support from local governments, they will be easier to exist and grow.
Starting up is hard. no money. no time. no resources. Just collaboration and networking. coffee shops that close in the evening open their doors and host start up evenings. The one time those with a full time job have time to meet and work.
FI-WARE project is building the Future Internet Core Platform, grounded upon elements which offer reusable and commonly shared functions making it easier to develop F.I. Apps in multiple sectors. An Open Innovation Lab will be set up around it.
A portal for large corporations (Public and Private) to post their digital development requirements / ideas for development. Web developers could then take up the challenge, generating income for their own projects.