12 Oct '11, 10pm

IF11: Why Innovation Requires the Death of Good Ideas

IF11: Why Innovation Requires the Death of Good Ideas

Ideate, renovate, validate and kill. For Privahini Bradoo , these represent the four steps of the cycle of innovation, a cycle through which her own fledgling start-up is journeying -- well, at least through step #3. We'll get to that "kill" step in a moment. Bradoo co-founded BioMine, a company aimed at recovering high-value metals and materials from electronic waste, or e-waste. In a 15-minute "One Great Idea" segment at GreenBiz Group's 2011 Innovation Forum , held through Thursday in San Francisco, Bradoo described how a newcomer like BioMine is moving through this cycle with limited resources. 1. Ideate In very simple terms, Bradoo and her partner saw a massive problem and developed an idea for a solution. The problems involved a few key elements: • Accelerating innovation = an acceleration of obsolete products. In 1995, for example, the average lifespan of a computer...

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