Hacking for Defense Goes National

Steve Blank

More universities coming to the program, more government sponsors sharing problems, more variants being taught in 2017 (Diplomacy, Impact/Development, Space, Cities, Hollywood, etc.)

Hacking for Defense Goes National

Steve Blank

More universities coming to the program, more government sponsors sharing problems, more variants being taught in 2017 (Diplomacy, Impact/Development, Space, Cities, Hollywood, etc.)

Hacking For Defense In Silicon Valley

Steve Blank

government reengineered its approach to building weapons. In 1950, government support of basic science research in U.S. Iraq, Afghanistan and the Army’s Rapid Equipping Force (REF). Lead, follow or get the heck out of the way. In peacetime the U.S.

National Security Innovation just got a major boost in Washington

Steve Blank

I learned he’d gone to Harvard to get his MPA at the Kennedy School of Government in conflict resolution. Putting theory into practice, he went to Iraq in 2008 as part of the 75th Ranger Regiment, in support of a Joint Special Operations Task Force. government where their traditional academic path and business career would never take them. (I Lipinski was responsible for helping I-Corps proliferate through the federal government.

And Then They Came for Me …

Both Sides of the Table

We are the global cabal who control finance, media and governments in the eyes of the conspiracy theorists. Do you think if we bomb the s**t out of oil fields in Iraq and then take their oil we will create more terrorists who hate us or fewer?

The Innovation Insurgency Gets Educated: Hacking for Defense, Diplomacy, Development, …

Steve Blank

government organizations who want to a more efficient way to deliver needed solutions with speed and urgency to their stakeholders. In exchange our government sponsors benefit from access to talent that most likely would never have served the country.

The Innovation Insurgency Gets Educated: Hacking for Defense, Diplomacy, Development, …

Steve Blank

government organizations who want to a more efficient way to deliver needed solutions with speed and urgency to their stakeholders. In exchange our government sponsors benefit from access to talent that most likely would never have served the country.

The Innovation Insurgency Scales – Hacking For Defense (H4D)

Steve Blank

More than 70 percent of the In-Q-Tel portfolio companies have never before done business with the government. One of the surprises for me was seeing the value of having the Department of Defense and other government agency sponsors working together with the university educators. (One

The Innovation Insurgency Scales – Hacking For Defense (H4D)

Steve Blank

More than 70 percent of the In-Q-Tel portfolio companies have never before done business with the government. One of the surprises for me was seeing the value of having the Department of Defense and other government agency sponsors working together with the university educators. (One

Episode 5 on Sirius XM Channel 111: Pete Newell, John Kuhn, Matt Weingart, Takashi Tsutsmi and Masato Iino

Steve Blank

military and are now helping government agencies operate with the speed and urgency of Silicon Valley. During his military career he served in Bosnia, Afghanistan, Iraq, the Arabian peninsula, Egypt, and the Horn of Africa.

[Review] Adapt: Why Success Always Start With Failure

YoungUpstarts

Using analogies from evolution such as variation, selection and adaptation, Adapt uses far flung examples ranging from the Iraq War, Global Warming, 2007′s Financial Meltdown, to 3rd World Development efforts to prove its point.

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Hacking for Defense @ Stanford 2018 – wonder and awe

Steve Blank

Few consider opportunities to make the world safer with the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community or other government agencies. Army as a special operations light infantry squad leader in Iraq and Afghanistan.

What would you want to tell Washington DC about startups?

Startup Lessons Learned

Im writing this post from an airplane headed to Washington DC, where Ill be presenting at the Government 2.0 Im especially curious to gauge the reaction of the civilian and military representatives of our government. Ive been in a few government-themed meetings recently, so I know some of the standard answers. They are so fragile, the heavy hand of government policy could easily snuff them out while trying to help them.

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Herding Cats – Using Lean to Work Together

Steve Blank

When Colonel Peter Newell headed up the Army’s Rapid Equipping Force (REF) he used lean methods on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan to provide immediate technology solutions to urgent problems.

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Hacking for Defense @ Stanford 2017 – Lessons Learned Presentations

Steve Blank

It combines the same Lean Startup Methodology used by the National Science Foundation to commercialize science, with the rapid problem sourcing and curation methodology developed on the battlefields in Afghanistan and Iraq by Colonel Pete Newell and the US Army’s Rapid Equipping Force.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 31: Congressmen Dan Lipinski and Seth Moulton

Steve Blank

government has embraced Lean methodologies to reinvigorate its innovation efforts was the focus of the latest episode of my SiriusXM radio show, Entrepreneurs are Everywhere. He offered context for the government’s innovation efforts: The Federal Government plays a critical role in innovation in our country and has throughout our history. Marine Corps veteran who served four tours in Iraq, including two tours as a platoon commander and two tours as a Special Assistant to Gen.

Hacking for Defense @ Stanford – Week 5

Steve Blank

Capella Space is pivoting towards commercial customers based on consistent feedback from the government. They’re finding that the government doesn’t want to pay for launch and sustainment, but instead would rather be users of commercial data.

Why Trump’s Victory Caused Alec Ross To Run for Governor of Maryland – Five Question Interview

Hunter Walker

In April 2009 I was invited to visit Iraq as part of the first delegation. Why do you personally believe that government is still the best system to catalyze change, versus working from the private sector? AR: I think the private sector can be a powerful driver of change, but the power of government to impact peoples’ lives for the better or the worse remains unrivaled. My friend Alec Ross is running to be Governor of Maryland.

Hacking for Defense @ Stanford – Week 5

Steve Blank

Capella Space is pivoting towards commercial customers based on consistent feedback from the government. They’re finding that the government doesn’t want to pay for launch and sustainment, but instead would rather be users of commercial data.

What Every Bitcoin Investor Should Learn From a Dictator Named “Awesome”

Austin Startup

In 1294 Gaykhatu (literally, “Awesome” in Mongolian) was the leader of one Hoard of Mongols ruling over what is now Iran, Iraq and Southwest Asia. Second, governments can block people from using Bitcoin as a measure of exchange.

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The EPA, Climate Change and our Economy

Austin Startup

Ironically, most in the front row looked like the Soldiers I served with in Iraq (Soldiers who were in the Middle East for many reasons including to secure access to cheap foreign oil). Smith’s loyalist climate change deniers and senior scientists in the US Government.

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Five Questions for Alec Ross: Secretary Clinton’s Senior Advisor for Innovation

Hunter Walker

” Can you briefly explain what that meant and why you sent me to Iraq? :). HW: If there was a particular ask you had of the technology industry with regards to its partnership with US government, what would it be?

21 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business

Hearpreneur

4- Provide intelligence to the government and the public. Government and the American public. After two decades of being a housewife, my husband returned from Iraq disabled, sparking a radical shift in our lifestyle. Each business has a story.

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Understanding Data And Context

YoungUpstarts

Government and elections might be the first thing that come to mind, but so-called information graphics around the web, filled with keywords and published by sites trying to grab Google juice, have also grown up to be a common culprit. (I

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50 Famous Leaders And Career Advice That Shaped Them

YoungUpstarts

Bush: “You have a moral obligation to act against evil.” : Nobel Prize-winning Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s words to the 43rd president deeply affected his decision to intervene in Iraq, one of the defining acts of his political career.

What is Your Favorite Biometric Modality?

Austin Startup

This modality is practical and convenient for identification and the first commercially widespread biometric sensor which is why it is widely used in law enforcement, forensic departments, government projects, banking, and workforce management. You have one, right? It’s not just me?

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Ten years on

Fred Destin

But unlike what many people here seem to think, it's not down to some idiotic anti-Americanism, but quite simply to what the U S Government has been willing to do to other nations in the pursuit of its self-interest. Today's a meaningful day.

My Water Pilgrimage:

Austin Startup

I learned that NEWAH was dealing with some bureaucratic red tape (read: government corruption), and that they were having issues getting projects approved.

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Why I am Voting for Barack Obama for President of the United States

Pascal's View

between government mandates and individual choice, though we question whether. success in Iraq and adjust his plans. I have been a registered Independent voter since 1994.  Like many Americans, I've given more thought to this election than to any previous political contest.