OpenIDEO Winner!

I’m second from the right. Thanks to Cansu for the illustration.

“From the podium, we heard inspiring comments from leaders in entrepreneurship. A few highlights include Eze Vidra of Google Campus London challenging the notion that start-ups are riskier than corporate jobs and Israeli angel investor Yossi Vardi encouraging would-be entrepreneurs to just get on with it (and more controversially, challenging the politicians to take off their jackets and ties and relate to the entrepreneurs). Just before lunch, Tom presented an overview of the OpenIDEO challenge and the winners received their awards from MEP Marku Markkula. Here are the winners in the European Parliament hemicircle:”

Full write up by Amy Bonsall 

From L-R: Amy Bonsall, James McBennett, Tom Hulme, Haiyan Zhang, Karina McElroy, Priyanka Kodikal, Louise Wilson, Cansu Akarsu, Bogdan Ceobano (EC), Stefan Ritter, Charlene Lam, James Moyer. Missing: Sanyu Karani