Best Practices and Breakthrough Models
Edited by Sven H. De Cleyn and Gunter Festel
Chapter 8: The seed challenge
In 2014, the Ice Bucket Challenge excited the world! According to Wikipedia, it ‘encourages nominated participants to be filmed having a bucket of ice water poured on their heads and then nominating others to do the same. A common stipulation is that the nominated participants have 24 hours to comply or forfeit by way of a charitable financial donation’ (Wikipedia, 2016a). It was a very popular, refreshing and exciting experience. The goal was to raise funds for research into the disease ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). Although there are quite a number of differences, investing in new technology-based firms (NTBF) is also very refreshing and exciting as well as challenging.
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