Cycle of Civic Innovation

If cities are to thrive, they cannot — and must not — hold back the rising tide of innovation, but when you consider that cities are also tasked with protecting their citizens from harm, finding the balance between protection and innovation is not easily achieved. For Airbnb and Uber, their respective disruptions of the status quo were widely embracedContinue reading “Cycle of Civic Innovation”

Watch New Mexico Rise: A Conversation with Peter Ambs, CIO, Albuquerque

How do you implement twenty years’ worth of innovative technology in record time? Start with a Mayor that has the innovative vision and drive to upgrade years’ worth of obsolete, archaic business systems and processes while simultaneously creating an innovative, entrepreneurial ecosystem that spurs community economic development. Shortly after taking office, Mayor Richard Berry ofContinue reading “Watch New Mexico Rise: A Conversation with Peter Ambs, CIO, Albuquerque”

Why Getting Rich Is A Bad Reason To Launch A Business

    Wealth shouldn’t be the goal; it’s a byproduct of getting other things right: innovation, tenacity, market savvy. Focus on those. Several quotes have been floating around Twitter about startup and founder goals being focused on getting rich or creating massive wealth in order to not have to work hard in the future. ThoseContinue reading “Why Getting Rich Is A Bad Reason To Launch A Business”