Nathan Myhrvold, CEO and co-founder of IV, recently delivered the keynote address at the 2012 Social Innovation Fast Pitch in Seattle. Created by Social Venture Partners, the Social Innovation Fast Pitch offers coaching, mentoring and workshops for local innovators to hone their ideas, culminating in a series of competitive rounds that provide recognition and awards for the winners.

Nathan Myhrvold Urges Risk-Taking at 2012 Social Innovation Fast Pitch (VIDEO)

During his 20-minute keynote address, Nathan discussed how technological innovation, be it for consumer products or global development issues, requires a level of tolerance for risk and failure, citing IV’s own work in areas like malaria research and nuclear energy.



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