Rob is the CEO and founder of Valenture Institute, an EdTech startup that in its first year received over $7m of first round funding. Rob sold his previous business GetSmarter for over R1,6bn and - upon concluding the deal - was present for the ringing of the Nasdaq bell to celebrate his achievement.
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1 - What Is Innovation?
2 - What Part Does Luck Play In Implementing A Successful Vision?
3 - How Did The Vision For GetSmarter Start - And Evolve?
4 - How Did You Set A Vision For Valenture Institute?
5 - How Does One Foster A Culture Of Innovation?
6 - How Does One Motivate A Team Around A Vision?
7 - Is Disruption A Critical Component Of A Successful Vision?
8 - What Does Success Feel Like?
9 - What Did It Look Like When GetSmarter Had To Pivot?
10 - What Advice Do You Have For Startup Entrepreneurs?
About This Recipe
Innovation is a word bandied around startup circles often - but what is it, exactly? Why is it important? And how do we attain it in our own businesses? We asked a figure who seems to have a magic touch when it comes to innovation to reveal some of the insights that he's learned on his incredible journey.
What You'll Learn
In this recipe, you will learn the importance of innovation and implementing a successful vision. Rob Paddock, co-founder of GetSmarter and founder of Valenture unpacks how to create a culture of innovation from the outset. This recipe is for all entrepreneurs looking at implementing strong innovations into their culture and business.
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