Business Innovation Factory 8 Participant

Awarded a scholarship to participate in Business Innovation Factory’s 8th annual collaborative innovation summit. 

“Two days. Thirty storytellers. Over 400 innovators, troublemakers, entrepreneurs, inventors, and transformation artists.

BIF-8 is a national gathering of amazing people who are driven by their passion, creativity, and smarts to create value in entirely new ways. Believing in the power of stories to change the world, the BIF Summit is a storytelling jam, peppered with tales of personal discovery, innovation, and transformation.

Now in its eighth year, the BIF Summit has earned it reputation as “one of the top 7 places to watch great minds in action” (according to Mashable). The summit provides participants with the space to be curious and crazy, get inspired, and collide with unusual collaborators.”–BIF8

Screen Shot 2013-04-09 at 1.25.38 PM

Brought back ideas and case studies of organizations and individuals who have gone through a radical rethinking of their business model to accelerate meaning, purpose, employee happiness, and revenue. 

Enjoyed Tony Hsieh’s presentation on “Happiness on a Street Level” that presented his Downtown Project as a case study for social enterprise innovation.