Bryan Chambers and Joel Radtke on FinTech and Venture Capital Innovation

We are back in Texas with a venture capital firm and its FinTech portfolio company. Bryan Chambers and Joel Radtke join us to discuss venture capital innovation and the journey of an up-and-coming Texas startup. Capital Factory is a firm that connects investors with new companies and talent. Texas has five of the twelve largest […]

Venture Capital Innovation

Merrick Porchéddu on NFT Innovation Through Artist Uprising

Artist Uprising connects creative talent with large corporations and businesses. The company started with Merrick’s passion for artists and her desire to see “starving artists” get paid. Many talented artists lack business skills. There is a need for them to bridge the gap between their work and the business world. Both sides have a hard […]

Artist Uprising

Walter Voit on Adaptive 3D and Microarchitecture Innovation

Adaptive 3D is an innovative company that partnered with Desktop Metal and UT Dallas. Walter Voit discusses the innovation behind microarchitecture within material manufacturing and how partnerships in Richardson, Texas, have created a thriving innovation ecosystem. Innovating 3D Printing and University Research At Adaptive 3D, Walter focuses on using 3D printing to produce additive materials. […]

Adaptive 3D

Richardson Innovation Quarter (IQ)

Joining us are three guests who lead innovation efforts in Richardson, Texas, known for the “Telecom Corridor.” The Richardson Innovation Quarter (IQ) lies within the city, a 1,200 acre area where innovative companies and entrepreneurs collaborate. The Richardson Innovation Quarter Paul Voelker has been in the Richardson, Texas area for over thirty years. To Paul, being mayor is […]

Richardson Innovation Quarter

Josh Smith on Healthcare Innovation at Richardson Methodist

Today, we see an emergence of technologies in healthcare. Richardson Methodist Medical Center is at the helm of breakthrough medical innovations. Josh Smith joins us to discuss his work at the medical center around cardiology and electrophysiology. Technology Breakthroughs and Challenges Technology has allowed physicians and scientists to explore sub-specialties of specialties like cardiology. Josh […]

Healthcare Innovation

Misused Innovation Buzzwords

In today’s world, buzzwords are everywhere. Within the realm of innovation, the misuse of these innovation buzzwords runs rampant. Often, these words and phrases push people away from innovation as they perceive it to be too complex.  Buzzwords: What are they? Often used to impress something upon someone, buzzwords can be technical or specific to […]

Innovation Buzzwords

What Is the Optimal Innovation Team Size?

When studying different companies and their cultures, you will notice different team structures. The question of which structure is the best may eventually cross your mind. Some companies have large teams, while others operate with small, close-knit groups. I believe there is an optimal innovation team size that leads to killer ideas when it comes […]

Optimal Innovation Team Size

Human Creativity and AI

AI has become very popular in the world today. With its transition from a dream to reality, one must wonder what future outcomes will come of it. Is human creativity at the core of AI? Some may wonder whether AI can possess the same creative abilities. Human Creativity and AI Learning and experiences lead to […]

Human Creativity

3 Steps to Brainstorming Ideas on Demand

Let’s be honest with ourselves. Being creative is hard. Suppose a crisis within your organization happens, and you need to come up with ideas on demand. How do you respond? While this situation sounds scary, there are steps you can take to respond successfully. 3 Steps to Brainstorming Ideas on Demand I use three steps […]

Ideas on Demand

Contentment: Virtue or Enemy of Innovation?

In life, it is essential to be content when it comes to certain things. However, when dealing with innovation, that is far from the case. When an innovator decides they are satisfied with their product or idea, they will be in for an unpleasant surprise. This contentment can be the ultimate enemy of innovation. Virtue or […]

Enemy of Innovation