HATCHLab Hasbro Creates Powerful Relationships and Changes Perspectives in a Fortune 500 Company

“We’re on a speeding train. We need a fun-car”  Post its. Neon. Music. Creativity. Honesty. Play. Balloons. Tears. Superheros. These are some things that come to mind when I reflect on the collaboration between HATCH and Hasbro that took place last month.  On October 1st, something amazing happened.  I had the privilege of witnessing […]

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

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 […]

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Profile  //  Not Impossible HATCHes creative solutions to global challenges

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 […]

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

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 […]

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