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The Real Innovation Awards – People’s Choice 2018

Voting has closed and votes have been counted. The winners of this year’s Real Innovation Awards People’s Choice 2018 can now be made public.


This year’s winners were selected from no fewer than 28 nominees across six categories. Chosen by the public following weeks of online voting, the winners are:

The People's Choice winner is: Chen and Zvi Nachum, Livia

 

Making an omelette means cracking some eggs. Any successful project has a failure or two along the way, and equally most failures provide insights that can lead to success.

This award celebrates an individual or organisation who tried something that didn’t work out – but which provided the stepping-stone for a subsequently successful outcome.

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The People's Choice winner is: Enel


Incumbent firms always struggle with disruptive rivals because they don’t want to cannibalise their existing offerings or they are unable to rethink their existing way of working.

 

This award is for the organisation that most successfully reinvented itself when faced with a major challenge to its previously-successful business model.


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The People's Choice winner is: EcoCash

 

First movers don’t always have the advantage. Sometimes the smart thing is to wait for the pioneers to take the initial risks, and to do the hard work in shaping a market.

 

This award is for the company that moved quickly to dominate an emerging market category, typically with a different and better business model than the first mover. 


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The People's Choice winner is: Mohammed Aldhalaan, Noon Academy

 

Shaw said that progress depends on the unreasonable man (or woman) – the person who persists in shaping the world rather than letting it shape them.


This award is for an individual who has shown enormous tenacity and stubbornness in pursuing an idea, despite the difficulties encountered along the way.


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The People's Choice winner is: Tarek El Emam, Freezmate

 

Fleming discovered penicillin essentially by accident, and indeed many other famous discoveries have been entirely serendipitous.


This award is for a person or organisation that built a thriving business on an idea that originated in the most unexpected or surprising way.


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The People's Choice winner is: Tracy Young, PlanGrid



Many successful innovations aren’t particularly novel, but succeed because they are carefully timed to coincide with other complementary developments: they harness the “winds of change.”


This award is for those who spot what’s just around the corner soon enough to take advantage of it.


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