Tag: Pitching

  • Developing a Healthy Culture of Innovation at St. Luke’s

    Developing a Healthy Culture of Innovation at St. Luke’s

    By Sharon Fisher | August 24, 2022 As observers such as Clayton Christensen have noted, it’s tough for big organizations to maintain a culture of innovation. St. Luke’s Health System wants to change that. The nonprofit health organization is setting up an internal organization that is intended to help it look at problems with more of an innovation mindset. For now, the organization is being known as the Innovation Center of Excellence. “We have dreams of a cooler name,” laughed Molly Zimmer, the product manager leading the Innovation Center. What is the Innovation Center of Excellence? The name derives from

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  • Boise Entrepreneur Week Pitch Competitions Ramping Up

    Boise Entrepreneur Week Pitch Competitions Ramping Up

    By Sharon Fisher | August 19, 2022 Fans of Boise Entrepreneur Week know that one of the most anticipated parts of the event is the awarding of big checks – figuratively as well as literally. And with what looks like this year’s return to an in-person event – crossing our fingers – the checks are going to be bigger than ever, with a potential total of more than $300,000. “This is the largest amount of prize money that has ever been able to be won at Boise Entrepreneur Week,” said co-chair Nick Crabbs. The event is scheduled for Jack’s Urban

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