Published 15th of December 2021 by Nina

Collaboration: The Problems of Today and the Solutions for our Future Require A New Kind of Leadership

Mark Twain once said “If you want to change the #future, you must change what you’re doing in the present.”

This being said, for those #business leaders who still think “having all the answers” is what makes for the strongest of leaders, reconsidering that perspective could well be something to chew on for your 2022 list of resolutions!

Closed Loop Partners have just raised $50 Million for their #venturecapital fund Closed Loop Ventures LP, which “invests in breakthrough solutions in areas ranging from #plastics to #packaging to #fashion, food and agriculture and supply chain #technology”.  The breakthrough solutions are in circular economy #innovation.  

- Q: What makes for successful #circulareconomy innovation?
- A: #Collaboration -- itself an acknowledgment that you don't have all the answers and that a greater good can come from partnership.

The fact that Closed Loop Partners relatively easily raised the $50 Million is not only reflective of their skills at raising money (powerful) and the proposition that was put forward to prospective investors (engaging); but, also, illustrative of the growth in demand for innovations that can support a better, #sustainable future. And, at the heart of making those innovations possible is that new sort of #leadership.

If you think "having all the answers" is the answer, think again. Or, as Steve Jobs said, “Think Different.”


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