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 solutions to global challenges. HATCH is anchored by: Two annual, curated HATCH Summits – Carefully selected social impact leaders, influencers, inventors, technologists, CEOs, designers, artists, and more NextGen Program – The world is being inherited by a resilient generation of intelligent, […]

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 […]

Powerful relationships created at HATCH featured in Forbes

April 17, 2015 9:23 pm Published by 1 Comment

We may be accustomed to seeing HATCH covered in publications covering inspiring creativity and conscious culture, but lately HATCH is showing up in Forbes; one of the highest profile business and financial journals in the world. That’s because renowned business leadership writer/executive on-boarding expert George Bradt took part in HATCH 2014; and loved what he experienced. […]

Kobi Yamada’s book “What Do You Do With an Idea?” wins a gold IPPY award

April 7, 2015 10:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

2014 HATCH Alum Kobi Yamada was recently awarded a Gold Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY).  The IPPY awards celebrate authors and illustrators from around the world, and are intended to bring increased recognition to the thousands of exemplary independent, university, and self-published titles published each year.  Huge congratulations go out to Kobi and illustrator […]

HATCHer & esteemed actor Jeff Bridges takes on child hunger with No Kid Hungry

April 7, 2015 6:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

2005 HATCH alum Jeff Bridges is an Academy Award®-winning actor, a musician, a photographer and a philanthropist. For the last 30 years, he has also been a leading anti-hunger activist and advocate for children. According to the national organization Feeding America, “15.8 million children under 18 in the United States live in households where […]

Four HATCHers on ORIGIN Magazine’s Top 100 Creatives list

April 6, 2015 2:41 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In March, ORIGIN Magazine confirmed what we all know: HATCH brings together some of the most influential and inspirational creative minds from around the globe. ORIGIN, a magazine that regularly covers some of the most iconic creatives of our generation,  named four HATCHers on its Top 100 Creatives list.   HATCH Founder Yarrow Kraner, philanthropist, social […]