Ideation to Creation
Experiential learning labs foster collaboration and create space for innovation.
Bringing the dynamism of the new economy to companies large and small through
interactive hack-a-thon style workshops, growth hacking experiments and digital media storytelling.
Workshops that Work
Prior to facilitation of a 1 to 2 day workshops we put care into R&D to understand where the company is and identify where they want to go. Through ideation sessions, collaborative communication and development of strategy through story, a shared vision is formed and articulated organically from within the company. Ideas developed within our collective sessions largely go on to be implemented within the companies we serve.
Creating a better future requires
creativity in the present.
INNOVATORS COLLECTIVE METHODS AND OFFERINGS
The stories we tell become who we are internally and externally to the world around us.
Prior to facilitation of a 1 to 2 day workshops we put care into R&D to understand where the company is and identify where they want to go.
An empowered team member is a powerful team member.
Through ideation sessions, collaborative conversations and development of strategy through story, a shared vision is formed and articulated organically from within the company.
Ideas without action are illusions.
We bring high energy productive work sessions to your team.
Bringing the dynamism of the new economy to companies large and small through interactive hack-a-thon style workshops. Ideas developed within our collective sessions largely go on to be implemented within the companies we serve.
Inspire your team or event with a keynote from one of our team.
We explain ideation process, breakdown barriers to growth, explore company culture and leadership practices,
Take it to the next level with custom consulting solutions.
Building custom solutions from external accountability to operational growth strategy.
Following ideation and hackathon sessions maintain the momentum with internal and external communications.
After the workshop wraps up share custom video content created for you from the days events.
Community We Serve
A community of innovative leaders
Tijuana Hackathon for Social Change
In collaboration with HUBSTN, MINDHUB, Angel Ventures Mexico, Global Shapers Tijuana, and a team of forward thinkers Innovators Collective kicked off the weekend program with a keynote the "Idea Lifecycle." The weekend hack-a-thon was attended by a diverse group of entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs from San Diego and Tijuana and focused on social issues which affect the mega region.
Geek Girls Tech Conference
Amber Brandner moderated and was joined on stage by Claudio Cassio, Jeremiah Gardner, Heidi Rataj and Dennis Caco for panel discussion on crowdfunding and it's implications for the new economy, trends in the new funding model and lessons learned by experienced entrepreneurs. Featured content of Innovators Collective included a Crowdfunding Ideation Session and Crowdfunding Video 101.
Nearsoft works exclusively with software product companies to help them grow their development team with engineers in Mexico.
Innovators Collective teamed up with Nearsoft to bring a full day hackathon style workshop to 200+ team of "Nearsoftians" through collaborative conversation, role exploration and sharing ideas through stories of success the teams cocreated real products from ideas born in session.
During one of Sonys Intrapreneur Professional Network events, we shared lessons and led a discussion on honoring collaborators and the spirit of intrapreneurship in the changing economy.
Startup Weekend Eduation: On Refining the Story
Startup Weekend Women: On the Perfect Pitch
Makers Faire San Diego
Maker Faire is a celebration of anyone who makes anything and can teach you how to make it too! San Diego's first full-fledged Maker Faire at Balboa Park it was a fall signature Centennial event. Maker exhibits showcased the work of tech enthusiasts, artisans, crafters, scientists, tinkerers, and many more. Lauren and Amber presented on the binational Innoadora stage speaking on leading with vision, building a team, and the exponential power of collaboration.
Womens Entrepreneurship Day
On November 19th, San Diego's first Womens Entrepreneurship Day came to life with the help of extraordinary women from the Global Shapers San Diego hub and the greater San Diego community. Innovators Collective facilitated two panel discussions at the main event. Amber Brandner facilitated the binational panel discussion bringing USD, Angel Ventures Mexico and Endeavor together for an explorative conversation. Lauren Avenius facilitated an open an candid conversation with leading voices in tech and women entrepreneurship.
One hundred women met for several hours where they connected with incredible founders and funders. Innovators Collective hosted a VIP reception the night before at the home of Global Shaper curator Lolita Taub, with live music of Lunueax sponsored by Solar City.
We combine the spirit of entrepreneurship with the knowledge of
corporate structure for the dichotomous New Economy.
Entrepreneurship, Storytelling, and Collaborations
Amber Brandner builds community through creative collaborations, entrepreneurship and discussions for the new economy. As founding producer of Connected Dreamers Amber leads a collective of entrepreneurs in creating video, events, workshops, and immersive experiences abroad which foster connection.Some collaborative projects include Crowdfund-UP, an initiative to create collaborative crowdfunding campaigns and inspire learning through doing, CoDirecting TEDxAmericasFinestCity catalyzed Ambers work harnessing the power of storytelling when applied to business, personal and collective transformation. Amber is also a co-organizer with Tech Founders SD, Geek Girls, and a Global Shapers working on binational initiatives.
Proactive operations and project manager and go-to-market strategist with 7+ yrs of relevant experience leading transformation, design and deployment efforts; an expert on creating opportunities, eliminating inefficiencies and delivering high impact results. As Director of SPIN Lauren spearheaded Internal Innovation at Sony Electronics bringing the concept of the intrapreneur into action.
Lauren has a passion for Hi-Tech and Aerospace. A member of the Global Shapers Hub in San Diego, Lauren collaborates on Binational projects often and works to bring the mega region of San Diego and Tijuana closer.