Despite witnessing industry after industry being disrupted by new tech-enabled models, overall macroeconomic trends tell a distressing story. Consumption among the world’s rich and middle class is at its limit, and the foreign aid approach of the world’s largest NGOs to helping developing economies are largely ineffective in alleviating poverty.
Disruptive force of craft beer is fermenting in Poland With spring fast approaching, many of us are eagerly anticipating the longer days, relaxing lunches on open terraces, and entertaining conversation that this beautiful seasons brings with it. Knowing full well that a dinner with friends is often accompanied by alcoholic beverages, beer
With so many experts – or self-proclaimed experts – discussing business models, research in the field is moving at a rapid pace, often in quite controversial directions. However, I recently found a very interesting article on sustainable business models and their archetypes. A team of researchers from Cambridge and Delft university,
With the growing buzz around crowdfunding and crowdlending, I thought it was time to understand and clarify the landmark: I therefore decided to get in touch with and interview fellow IESE Alumni, Matthieu Van Haperen, CEO and partner at ECrowd!. He is a Dutch engineer, with high caliber names in
One of the best example of co-creation with experts is the fruit of Diageo visionary innovation and branding strategy. 'Show your spirits' builds on the strength of the Diageo Worldclass platform for bartenders, by adding a twist to the standard competition. While all spirits companies are engaging bartenders in the
This is the last article within a three-post mini series on co-creation The first is accessible here, and the second here. This article discusses how to properly discern the difference between on-line and off-line co-creation, and while this is meant to be as objective as possible, my clear preference is