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Human civilization needs a lift: we need a new energy plan, a new food plan, a new health plan, a new knowledge plan and a new space plan. At road:infinity we create idea capital for hyper-visionary ventures.

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road:inifinity presentation

  1. 1. r o a d : i n f i n i t y >>> >> Company presentation 2013 Mars // Solar System // Milky Way Mars Opportunity Rover - day 383 Mars // Solar System // Milky Way Mars Opportunity Rover - day 383
  2. 2. M a k e A D e n t i n t h e U n i v e r s e
  3. 3. The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need people who can dream of things that never were. >> >> >> >>>> >> Literary movement: Romanticism John Keats, 1795-1821 English Poet ohn Keats, 1795-1821 English Romantic Poet
  4. 4. t he n ee d Mars // Solar system // Milky Way Mars Opportunity Rover Panoramic camera Days on Mars: 383
  5. 5. Human civilization needs a lif t.
  6. 6. HUMAN CIVILIZATION_ Planetary Galactic Solar Cosmic 1900 2000 2100
  7. 7. Planetary Galactic Solar WE NEED A NEW ENERGY FOOD HEALTH SPACE PEACE CULTURE ECONOMY KNOWLEDGE GOVERNANCE PLAN
  8. 8. >> >> > In this inconceivably enormous universe, we can never run out of energy or mat ter. But we can all too easily run out of brains. Ar thur C. Clarke, 1917-2008 Science fiction writer, futurist, inventor
  9. 9. the s h i f t Mars // Solar system // Milky Way Mars Opportunity Rover Panoramic camera Days on Mars: 383
  10. 10. We must shif t a good chunk of our idea, human and financial capital out of parochial shor t- sighted preoccupations and into civilization-lif ting ventures.
  11. 11. We need more of these:
  12. 12. Space X is on a mission to build a multiplanetary civilization. First step: cheap, reusable rockets.
  13. 13. Planetary Resources is on a mission to create interplanetary resource economy. First step: mine asteroids.
  14. 14. 100 Year Starship is on a mission to create interstellar flight capability by 2112. First step: build a strong community of purpose.
  15. 15. Asana is on a mission to create a near-telepathic capability to coordinate collective action at a species-wide scale. First step: shared task list for your team.
  16. 16. Modern Meadow is on a mission to replace 10,000 year old animal-farming technology with lab-grown leather and meat. First step: bioprinting leather.
  17. 17. Methuselah Foundation is on a mission to dramatically extend healthy lifespan of humanity. First step: prizes for life extension and rejuvenation in mice, organ regeneration in humans.
  18. 18. Infinity Aerospace is on a mission to get our species of f this rock. First step: open-sourcing space research.
  19. 19. Udacity is on a mission to give billions access to higher education. First step: online for-credit- MOOCs at a fraction of the cost.
  20. 20. Star tup Genome Project is on a mission to increase the success rate of transformational star tups. First step: research and benchmarking tools.
  21. 21. …and fewer of these:
  22. 22. RunPee is on a mission to tell you when it ’s safe to take pot ty breaks at movies. Because movie theatres don’t have pause but tons.
  23. 23. Fewer of these: Meaningless Ventures Time-Wasting Apps Trivial Pursuits More of these: B612 Asana Udacity Google Space X Facebook Organovo Carbon Copies Made in Space Modern Meadows Star tup Genome 100 Year Starship Par ticipant Media Infinity Aerospace Big History Project Planetary Resources Methuselah Foundation
  24. 24. the f i rm Mars // Solar system // Milky Way Mars Opportunity Rover Panoramic camera Days on Mars: 383
  25. 25. Hello, pioneers. explorers. dreamers. supermen. daredevils.
  26. 26. Welcome to road:infinity.
  27. 27. Imagine a road without an end.
  28. 28. [A human civilization that keeps moving, becoming, evolving.]
  29. 29. Let ’s build it.
  30. 30. We create idea capital for hyper-visionary ventures.
  31. 31. Hyper-visionary ventures are… …star tups, lif tups* and par tnerships designed to expand our collective capability to sur vive and keep evolving as a civilization. *Legacy organizations that choose to transform themselves into hyper-visionary ventures.
  32. 32. HYPER-VISIONARY VENTURE DASHBOARD_ IMAGINATION NERVE GALACTIC SOLAR TERRESTRIAL PAROCHIAL PERSPECTIVE CARE COSMIC ALL OF US MY NATION MY TRIBE ME ALL FUTUREGENERATIONS WOOL STEELZERO SCI-FI
  33. 33. Idea capital is… …an evolving body of fundamental ideas that underpin the existence and functioning of a venture.
  34. 34. Cultural code Organization design Culture Ultimate goal Mission design V i s i o n IDEA CAPITAL IS… Cosmos Deep why
  35. 35. We create idea capital for hyper-visionary ventures.
  36. 36. Keynotes instigating hyper-visionary thinking Vision & culture hackathons for star tups Vision & culture redesign projects for lif tups Advisory Board roles 25 37MINUTES HOURS 80DAYS HOW WE ENGAGE
  37. 37. Macro-vision Put forward an agenda for the human species in the book “The Human Project”. Commercial vigor Served as a Chief Organization Officer in a global technology company TANDBERG (now Cisco). Started up a financial services company in Scandinavia. Co-founded a professional services firm in the Middle East. Analytical rigor Six years with McKinsey & Company leading large-scale performance and cultural transformations in European, African and Asia-Pacific organizations. Erika Ilves Founder & Principal
  38. 38. road : infinity IDEA CAPITAL HUMAN CAPITAL FINANCIAL CAPITAL KINDRED SPIRITS
  39. 39. If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them: [idea, human and financial capital]. >> >> >> >>>> Rif fing of f Henry David Thoreau, 1817-1862 Author, poet, philosopher nry David Thoreau, 1816-1862 American author, poet, American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist,
  40. 40. erika@roadinfinity.com @erikailves +97150 1010 593 Are you ready to make a dent in the universe?

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