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Blog 2017-03-27T10:47:06+00:00

BIC Sponsors Inaugural Techcrunch Robotics Event

On July 17th, the Business Innovation Center sponsored the inaugural Techcrunch Robotics Event. Held at MIT, this event brought together leading researchers, venture capitalists corporations, and startups to discuss emerging trends in the industry. The impact of robotics on employment and the aging population were [...]

By | July 25th, 2017|Robotics|

Konica Minolta Business Innovation Center Secures Exclusive Servicing Partnership with Leading Security Technology Company Knightscope

Ongoing servicing agreement and multi-million dollar strategic investment demonstrates Konica Minolta’s continued commitment to supporting the robotics ecosystem. Konica Minolta Business Innovation Center (BIC) announced today an exclusive multi-year servicing partnership and sizable strategic investment in Knightscope, developer of fully autonomous security robots. Konica Minolta [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|News, Robotics|

11 Businesswomen Who Should Be on Your Radar

'Wonder Woman' is a hit at the movies. These business leaders are wonder women in the business world. This past year has witnessed a major cataclysmic shift in the world of female entrepreneurship. No longer are we telling women they have to code to work in [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|News|

30 Inspirational Women to Watch in Tech in 2017

Whether they work for a non-profit or one of the most successful companies around, these women are leaving their mark on the technology world right now. Roughly half of the world's population is female, but you wouldn't know it by looking at the technology sector [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|News|

The Truth About Working With Asian Investors

Understand the opportunities and considerations for emerging companies seeking funding and strategic partnership from Asian investors. March 22, 2017 An entrepreneur recently approached me and asked me to “tell him the truth” about working with Asian investors. In the several years that I have served [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Digital Marketing, Ekta Sahasi|

Continued Customer Driven Innovation in Healthcare

It has been just over a year since we launched the inaugural Healthcare Advisory Council (HAC) to foster customer driven innovation within the BIC. As we closed out Q2, we also executed the third HAC meeting in Nashville, TN with nine executive level council members [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|Healthcare|

Ekta Sahasi to Unite Leadership of Konica Minolta Business Innovation Center and Research Division

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced that Ekta Sahasi has expanded her leadership role to include Managing Director of Research and member of the Konica Minolta Global Strategic Council. She will continue serving as vice president of the Business Innovation Center (BIC) in North America. [...]

By | June 6th, 2016|News|

Konica Minolta Completes Installations of Savioke Hotel Delivery Robot

Ongoing Pilot Demonstrates Evolution of Konica Minolta's Robotic Service Offerings Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc., (Konica Minolta) announced today that it has completed installations of Savioke's hospitality robot, called Relay, at two hospitality properties. Konica Minolta is leveraging existing assets and expertise to expand [...]

By | February 3rd, 2016|Robotics|
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