KONICA MINOLTA

Business Innovation Centre

Dennis and the Genius of Things

Posted 24th Jun 2015

Dr Dennis Curry, has at last got something down on paper he’s been meaning to do for months.  This is the first of a series of articles on the Internet of Things.  The angle taken describes the potential value in creating an intelligent cortex deriving meaning from the oceans of data already available.  Instead of […]

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Pioneers Discover Workshop #2 in Berlin

Posted 24th Jun 2015

We ran this workshop in a new space we created in our very friendly sister company, Dots Software, in Berlin. Now, does this photo remind you of meetings in an unfamiliar place?  Then we’re not alone.  The irony is that this workshop was billed as a ‘digital workplace’ event where we sought out some leading […]

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How the UK Biosciences do startup

Posted 24th Jun 2015

Earlier in May, Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable, together with OneStart and SR-One were generous by sending the Business Innovation Centre (that’s us) an invitation to their awards ceremony in London on 14th May.  This event gave an insight into the hard work involved in running a competition – for which the top prize was a “no strings […]

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Startup WiseGuys

Posted 24th Jun 2015

Earlier this month, I had a great time at a London event for StartupWise Guys and hosted by StackOverflow, thanks to the invitation from Calum Cameron and Toby Stone for introducing us.  It was a simple event consisting of 3 minute pitches from around a dozen startups.  Food and drink were excellent – shame I was […]

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Pioneers 2015

Posted 24th Jun 2015

  This year Konica Minolta sponsored the TechForum area of the Pioneers Festival in Austria (27th to 29th October).  Together with startups from around the world, we created a discussion space – without any technology.  Papertown, itself a startup, designed and assembled the stand components from 90% recycled cardboard.  We met dozens of startups and established […]

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