Monthly Archives: August 2014

NordicsGoSOCAP #5 – Social Innovator day at the Impact Journey

Hangout #5 on August 26th

Page on the event blog

Some impressions from the hangout of the social innovators.


To get some more context you might go to the thread on the event page.



NordicsGoSOCAP #4 – Neal Gorenflo: “Collaborative Economy – a new paradigm!”


Neal Gorenflo, founder of Shareable, Co-founder sharing cities network.

Special guest showing up in Agora coworking space Berlin: Antonin Léonard,
OuiShare Co-founder and global connector.

Event blog:

Event page on facebook

Twitter #nordicsocap 

More on Sharing Cities

M2M and IoT need Stakeholder Coordination and Co-creation

We reblog this post since Rob van Kranenburg is really a living bridge between the technosphere and the societal and cultural dimension of the upcoming “Internet of Things” (IoT). IoT is the next technological wave, that will have even more impact than the spreading of the “internet of computers”, as we have it now (including smart phones and tablets – wearables of today are on the zone between the device paradigms).
Rob van Kranenburg is a guest blogger on IOTPEDIA.
“Rob van Kranenburg wrote The Internet of Things. A critique of ambient technology and the all-seeing network of RFID, Network Notebooks 02, Institute of Network Cultures. He is co-founder of bricolabs and the founder of Council.”


One third of all cars at any given moment in the city is searching for parking in the center. Yet car sharing is not immediately an option for most people. It has to meet certain standards and be convenient. The negatives of too many cars are obvious: pollution, traffic jams, congestion of public transport as well. Currently the time tables on the busses do not yet show real-time waiting minutes.

Yet, as one third of all cars in the city are looking for a parking spot sharing information about parking spaces in real time would help to solve the parking problem, needless fuel consumption and traffic jams.

In mapping the stakeholders we see who is involved: citizens, commuters, city council, city planning; maintenance, public transport, pedestrian, city bike renting bikes, parking services, traffic police, and taxi drivers. The main issue is on routing and timing.

It takes places mainly in the…

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#2 Join the Impact Journey and Amplify the Good Economy – Carol Sanford – Webinar

Here we go, the virtual + real journey has started! Flyer at bottom shows the stations until the arrival at SOCAP14 in San Francisco. Here is the second webinar, with Carol Sanford –

Event blog:


The Four Responsible Entrepreneur Archetypes 

Mentioned by Leif Edvinsson

For more go the event page for this hangout



#1 The Nordics go SOCAP14 and Beyond – Kevin Jones

Nordics go SOCAP! Flyer at bottom shows the stations until the arrival at SOCAP14 in San Francisco. Here is the first webinar in the series.

Kevin Jones – Co-founder & Convener, Social Capital Markets

Kevin Jones creates information businesses inside emerging markets. He believes that markets emerge in conversation, as people try to explain and understand value. But this market is not like others he’s been in, and that’s what makes it more interesting and more important. … Read more