29 September 2006
28 September 2006
BTW . . . Lantana Projects is Memphis' only non-profit international artist residency program. The goal of Lantana is to make Memphis a global leader in the contemporary arts community.
26 September 2006
CEO Guide to Social Networking
This week in Social Networking 9-16-06
Chart showing among other things investment in social networking sites
More Specific Items
Social networking grounded in everyday activity http://www.judysbook.com/
www.NetVibes.com – could imagine specialized app releases to these sites
Need to consider WebOS: http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/webified_desktop_apps_vs_browser_apps.php
24 September 2006
About Mercury Technology Labs
Mercury Technology Labs is an innovation connector and venture creation company operating from Memphis, Tennessee. Mercury Technology Labs fulfills these two critical roles in the innovation economy by embracing principles of open innovation and innovation acceleration. Mercury partners strategically with corporate research and development engines to evaluate their intellectual property and provide external commercialization support as part of a framework for open innovation. Furthermore, Mercury finds the best raw technologies and research talent from research and development labs both academic and industrial, invests management expertise and capital, and creates new technology business ventures. Mercury Technology Labs is tapping the opportunity of technological intellectual capital and providing value as an innovation engine.
Mercury inspires researchers and companies to find the most appropriate business model to commercialize a new offering -- whether that model exists within a current framework or must be sought through new external paradigms. Our methods of moving research and development externally can create significant value and make the best use of ideas generated within or outside the current business.
Mercury Technology Labs specializes in supporting innovation outside the normal channels of research and development labs in industry and academia. Rapid business prototyping is a critically important component of technological innovation; this is our core competency. Mercury Technology Labs is growing a portfolio from raw technology and research talent into rapidly growing start-up companies.
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