We currently live in a challenge-driven world. When corporates face a challenge, they either try to solve it internally or hire a consulting firm to do it, which is costly in terms of resources and time. Usually, freelancers, universities or startups have what it takes to solve these challenges, but are not in sync with the corporate's needs: don’t know how to reach them or even what their challenge is. TAIKAI or 大会 (“coopetition” in Japanese) is the act of joining competing forces to cooperate to achieve a greater solution together.
Our vision is to create a future where highly specialized individuals can look for challenge-based opportunities, from different industries. That's where TAIKAI comes in, our open innovation social network acts as the facilitator. We provide the space and the right environment for our innovators to work on challenges posted by companies, present solutions and get paid for it. On the other hand, they can also showcase their work by allowing them to expose to the community their very own innovations or challenges. Can you imagine a world where you could work with NASA one day and with Google the next?
Economist by trade, technologist by heart. Worked as a PwC consultant and an Investment Banker. Passionate about innovation and blockchain, in 2018 founded Blockchain Center Portugal.
12 years of experience as a Backend Developer and Tech Lead (Euronext, Axway, Airtel ATN & PT Inovação). “Asynchronous Android Programming” Book Author.
Frontend Developer with a strong motivation to create user interfaces from the scratch to the final stage, with a focus on design systems, performance and accessibility.
His motto lies in meeting people, build strong relations & partnerships, find answers to the most pressing challenges. Currently fascinated about the future of work.
More than 10 years of experience in the entrepreneurial world. Passionate about helping startups reach their full potential by creating winning strategies.
Enthusiastic International Business Development Strategist. Passionate about meeting new people and exploring different challenges. His dream is to fly to Mars someday.
Rodrigo Nogueira is a Master in Statistics and Information Management with a specialization in Data-Driven Marketing with over 15 years of experience in the development of services and digital marketing.
Frontend developer always up for learning something new and making things work. DIY projects enthusiast.
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