With a global economy that is still so far from operating in a sustainable way, can
we even imagine a world in which 10 billion humans can live within the means
of our planet to support? Entrepreneurship is regarded as an answer to many of the world’s economic, social and environmental woes, from poverty alleviation and regional economic development to reduction of dependence on fossil fuels and the way out of recession for developed countries. Can we innovate our way to sustainability? As a teacher of sustainable business, a scholar of entrepreneurship and a practitioner of venture acceleration, John Stayton will explore the wild, rapidly transforming world of business creation and the emerging model of collaborative entrepreneurship, in which small companies collaborate to achieve continuous breakthrough innovations.