Category: Business & Finance
Three Innovations That Are Already Changing Your “Today”
Future of Innovation
Why wait for tomorrow? A look at the companies that are inventing the future now

While we love some of the ideas from the New York Times’ 32 Innovations That Will Change Your Tomorrow (hangover cures! Roller coasters with Read More »

Mandalah Founder One of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative
Lourenco Bustani Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business
Bustani and the Mandalah team recognized for work with international brands

We’re very proud and excited to announce that one of Mandalah’s founders, Lourenço Bustani, was just named as one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Read More »

The Psychology Behind “Pay-What-You-Want”
PWYW-Its Up to You (Featured)
New study finds pay-want-you-want pricing model works on the basis of "feeling good about ourselves."

A new study released this week by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences sought to “investigate the role of identity and self-image consideration under Read More »

Mandalah CEO Published in Focus Yearbook 2012
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Our very own Florian Peter has been published in FOCUS Jahrbuch 2012.

Florian Peter’s collaboration Trend-based Innovation – Leveraging Trend Analysis and Foresight for Innovation Development has been featured in this year’s Focus Yearbook.  The FOCUS Jahrbuch is Read More »

Journalists Be Warned: Robots are Coming For Your Job
Robot Journalist-Featured
Narrative Science, an automated algorithm that curates data and writes an article, is another step in normalizing robots

In Futurama, a cartoon set 1000 years in the future, robots are common sights, performing a multitude of tasks, while also providing a lot Read More »

Agents of trend: The curious properties of Co-ops
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Co-ops are leading the way to a more social future, with help from the UN. Here's why.

The UN has declared 2012 the “International year of the Co-op”, heralding the beginning of a global focus on social-based business models- and rightfully Read More »

“Made in USA” Could It Be?
USA
A new Personal Care, Health and Beauty Park developed in New Albany, OH develops a concept to help the U.S. compete with Asia

For those of you who are waiting to read “Made in USA” labels on everything you buy, keep a look out because some new Read More »

Florian Peter Speaks at New York International Meetup
NY International Meetup
Mandalah New York and New York International Meetup sponsor event for potential entrepreneurs

Last week, Mandalah New York hosted a panel discussion on “Making It in NYC: International Entrepreneurs,” organized by the New York International Meetup group. Read More »

Is “Open Journalism” the Future of News?
Open Journalism
With newspapers struggling to stay relevant in the digital age, UK's The Guardian proposes a more open style of reporting

On Leap Day last week, UK’s The Guardian, one of the nation’s largest newspapers, announced their new Open Journalism initiative with a rather intense, Read More »

Crowdfunding: Not Just for New Entrants
Double Fine Kickstarter
Double Fine Adventure's Kickstarter success shows the power of crowd-sourcing, & shift away from traditional business models

The average project on Kickstarter—a crowdsourcing site where donors can support new business or arts projects—usually sets out to raise less than $10,000. But Read More »