2018/03/20 - We presented how PROTO came to be from concept to creativity tool, showing the key steps for innovators to prove their ideas.
2019/12/13 - Using PROTO to brainstorm with the Startup Grind communities across China to spark fresh ideas & innovative concepts, based on the principles of random inspiration and play.
2017/04/03 - Using PROTO to brainstorm with the amazing folks at Le Wagon, xNode. There were 3 games of innovation going at the same time, 10+ ideas in the air, plenty of creative storytelling, challenging attacks and eventually 2 winners! Whew!!
2018/12/18 - this co-working space is home to many of Shanghai's startups, and naked HUB Taixing Road invited PROTO to spark fresh and deeper thinking about the entrepreneurial journey for the brilliant innovators in this community.
2018/11/12 - How might we help those in need? The blind, the aged or the poor for example. We gathered caring people from the startup community for a series of workshops called PROTO Lab to brainstorm around important societal challenges of today.
2018/11/01 - Honored to be invited to WeWork's first Masterclass in China, PROTO was played across a series of winter workshops, gathering the startup community to play, challenge and create together using PROTO.
Driving Innovation at Organizations around the World
2018/11/07 - More than a game, PROTO is being used by forward thinking companies to ideate, map, and analyze next generation ideas. We were honored to bring the PROTO tool kit to Covestro's Development Forum.
2018/12/12 - The future of innovation is in the minds of the young leaders, and we were blown away to hear the ideas coming from the German Chamber's Wirtschaftsjunioren (Young Leaders) after-work event.
2019/01/18 - Potential innovators from across China Eastern's business units and departments gathered together to discover the challenges and exponential potential of intrapreneurship.
2019/01/22 - Innovation leaders from AmCham's deep network of corporations gathered to discover PROTO's unique technique and methodology to inspire and cultivate new ideas.
2018/07/13 - With the goal being clarity & collaboration, we led this passionate managers at Giraffe to use PROTO for situational analysis, project alignment and even recruiting new team-members.
2018/08/31 - 16 Swedish professionals from Explore China visited leading innovators like Tencent, Xiaomi & Alibaba and used PROTO to turn these inspirations into new ideas to bring back to Sweden.
2017/12/16 - With Rotary's long-standing legacy of service to others, we were honored to present how PROTO pushes emerging entrepreneurs to consider their social impact in their business.
2018/05/30 - In this workshop, we challenged young professionals from different departments of CCI to think more integrated - bringing a fresh sense of creativity to a tech-focused environment.
2017/11/26 - Hosted by the amazing gentlemen at Press Start Hong Kong, who approach innovation from a game-theory point of view, we were excited to see PROTO featured and used in their workshops.
Discovering Entrepreneurship Through Gamified Learning
2019/11/11 - We were honored to bring PROTO to this legendary entrepreneurial school. These students really rose to the challenge and flexed their knowledge in our gamified workshop.
start up experience
2017/09/20 - Honored to be invited to Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University's course on "Strategic Organizational Design," giving the students a taste of entrepreneurship & innovation. So brilliant to see their eyes light up and their ideas flow.
2018/10/22 - With so many great theories in their heads, the SKEMA Master's students from France were itching for a way to share and test their ideas: PROTO was that chance and they seized the opportunity.
2019/12/10 - We had the largest game of PROTO ever with 40+ students competing at the same time to be the top entrepreneur at their school. And the competition was fierce! Congratulations!
start up experience
2018/02/27 - Playing with the students from the National University of Singapore, in Shanghai for one year. It was impressive how fast they were able to pick up the game and start getting creative! Good luck with your internships :)
2018/06/08 - Design-students are often very narrowly focused on solving problems within their field of training. Playing with big-picture scenarios gives them new inspiration and user-centric insights.
A New Way to Engage with Attendees
2018/04/01 - What will the future hold for urban dwellers in China? We explored themes of technology, elderly trends, and city life through this 2-hour PROTO workshop with extremely passionate TEDx participants.
2017/12/02 - We were honored to host innovators from around Asia in this full-day PROTO business modeling workshop. We played, analyzed and imagined a new innovation roadmap for each of their businesses.
2018/04/26 - It was an amazing chance to introduce PROTO to all these startup eco-systems from around the world, passionately pitching their ideas at Asia Pacific Week 2018... a dream come true!!! Thank you Berlin!
2018/05/28 - On Alibaba's beautiful corporate campus, Yunqi 2050 brought together thousands of young participants in Hangzhou! Amazing to see so many brilliant minds play and challenge each other.
2018/01/23 - In this workshop, we challenged young professionals from the "Life Skills Group of Shanghai" to analyze successful companies, getting them into the mindset of business model innovation.