Author Archives for Yarrow Kraner

My Love for YOU

November 27, 2019 5:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of you have been that for me. And even more moving, is seeing each of you be that for one another. Over the past three – four years we’ve evolved from event to community and movement.  HATCH […]

Dr Sylvia Earle Activates the HATCH Network

April 20, 2018 11:46 am Published by Leave your thoughts

HATCH SPENDS 1000 HOURS FINDING & CURATING 100 PEOPLE IN THE ROOM WITH THE INTENTION THAT THE RESULTS WILL IMPACT THE LIVES OF 100 MILLION.   Dr. Sylvia Earle came to HATCH at Moonlight Basin in Big Sky, Montana last fall, two weeks after appearing on the cover of TIME Magazine.  Watch Time’s short video […]


December 3, 2017 4:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

FRIDAY, MARCH 16 2018 at The RIALTO THEATRE. Get ready for a mind dazzling multi-media masterpiece with interwoven music, stories, film, live theatre, and poetry with seamless transitions. Featuring Kimberley Motley’s inspiring fight to bring identity back to women around the world, with performances by members of the HATCH network, Paul Durham, Steve Connell, […]

What is HATCH?

June 28, 2017 12:35 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Founded in 2004, HATCH connects people to resources and a global network to accelerate ideas to action. HATCH is anchored by: Two annual, invite-only HATCH experience summits (Montana and HATCH Europe) for carefully selected influencers, inventors, makers, technologists, CEOs, designers, artists, and more HATCH NextGen Mentorship – The world is being inherited by a resilient generation […]

HATCHedu @ DSEL MSU /// Challenge: Design the School of the Future

May 4, 2015 3:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

THE CHALLENGE:  Design the School of the Future. 45 students from diverse disciplines, majors, and colleges. 15 faculty from diverse disciplines, majors, and colleges. 15 HATCH Alum mentors 1.5 Days 8 Proposed Solutions Video Highlights Recap from HATCHedu @ DSEL MSU:  WHAT WAS THE IMPACT? was a transformative experience for both our students and […]

With Richard Whitney’s guidance, the cellular Electron disrupts M2M tech and raises $500k

April 17, 2015 10:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

On February 25th of this year HATCHer Richard Whitney, as part of the Spark team, launched a Kickstarter campaign for a ground-breaking invention, The Electron, “a tiny development kit for creating cellular-connected electronics projects and products.. Imagine a cellular-connected Arduino, but with a more powerful processor and a SIM card. It also comes with Spark’s […]

Collaborations started through HATCH make big waves at Toy Fair 2015

April 17, 2015 10:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In 2013, Philip Sheppard (a renowned composer),  Tanya Thompson (Head of Inventor Relations for toy company Think Fun), and Parker Thomas (an education curriculum innovator), and David Yakos (product designer and co-owner of Salient Technologies) met at HATCH. Over the next four days they connected through constructed creative exercises and fireside chats.  Along the […]

Not Impossible HATCHes creative solutions to global challenges

April 17, 2015 9:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Not Impossible has a fairly ambitious goal – even by HATCH standards.  They aim to literally remove the word “impossible” when considering solutions to some of the world’s (yes, world’s) most pressing and often complicated problems.  And this is no think tank; as their website describes, “Not Impossible makes DIY, accessible, tech-based solutions for people […]