Category Archives: Business and Innovation

lightly technologies

Lightly Technologies is a Dublin-based startup making flat, tiled light engines using LED.  Very simply, they’re targeting the profile shape of OLED with the performance benefits of LED.  They are currently in the midst of an apparently successful equity-crowd-funding program

lightly technologies

Lightly Technologies is a Dublin-based startup making flat, tiled light engines using LED.  Very simply, they’re targeting the profile shape of OLED with the performance benefits of LED.  They are currently in the midst of an apparently successful equity-crowd-funding program

ketra + lutron

Congrats to both the Ketra and Lutron teams:  Lutron acquired Ketra. Founded in 2009, Ketra had raised approximately $31m to date as of 2015.  I have no idea as to Ketra’s revenue or acquisition price.  Lutron is a solid company,

ketra + lutron

Congrats to both the Ketra and Lutron teams:  Lutron acquired Ketra. Founded in 2009, Ketra had raised approximately $31m to date as of 2015.  I have no idea as to Ketra’s revenue or acquisition price.  Lutron is a solid company,

brand, tech & place

There is a growing opportunity for a new kind of startup that fuses marketing and brand experience, systems technology/integration, and architectural design to develop location-based digital experiences. Put these together and it might look like this: Such an integrated agency

brand, tech & place

There is a growing opportunity for a new kind of startup that fuses marketing and brand experience, systems technology/integration, and architectural design to develop location-based digital experiences. Put these together and it might look like this: Such an integrated agency

ketra in archlighting

A nice article on in ArchLighting provides more detail on Ketra’s technology and product strategy. Specifically: Like audio speakers, which can act as both loudspeakers and microphones, LEDs can both emit and receive light. Ketra designed a module in which

ketra in archlighting

A nice article on in ArchLighting provides more detail on Ketra’s technology and product strategy. Specifically: Like audio speakers, which can act as both loudspeakers and microphones, LEDs can both emit and receive light. Ketra designed a module in which

competitive innovation

“If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.” – Mario Andretti Thanks to my colleague Peter Earle who added this comment on a Linked In message…

competitive innovation

“If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.” – Mario Andretti Thanks to my colleague Peter Earle who added this comment on a Linked In message…

current by ge

GE is spinning out a new organization called Current that combines its lighting group with energy generation, storage and management technologies to create a comprehensive energy management service offering for large customers. Check out the coverage from Fortune and the New

current by ge

GE is spinning out a new organization called Current that combines its lighting group with energy generation, storage and management technologies to create a comprehensive energy management service offering for large customers. Check out the coverage from Fortune and the New

coert zachariasse: a vision for the built environment

An awesome presentation from Dutch real estate developer Coert Zachariasse, CEO of Delta Development, from the Circular Economy 100 Annual Summit 2014. Zachariasse’s presentation (and demonstrated business success) is a hugely refreshing breath of fresh air and is an outstanding

coert zachariasse: a vision for the built environment

An awesome presentation from Dutch real estate developer Coert Zachariasse, CEO of Delta Development, from the Circular Economy 100 Annual Summit 2014. Zachariasse’s presentation (and demonstrated business success) is a hugely refreshing breath of fresh air and is an outstanding