Our mission is to feature the
top 100 innovation success stories
from the most exciting cities
around the world.

The INNOVATE® publishing series is a 350-page in-depth study and AR video series that showcases the people, companies, products, and services that are leading the race within a cities innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem. A book with augmented reality video, an online platform and a global network with a common goal of ensuring the best innovations and innovation enablers connect and succeed.

The publications are divided into three types of contributors:

The experts, thought leaders and academics with the ideas

The innovators, the entrepreneurs, and the startups

The supporters, funders, and enablers of innovation for the ecosystem

The target audience for our omni media platform is not just aimed at experts, it is also aimed at business people outside of the Tech world who need to be in the know.

We welcome business leaders and decision-makers who can affect change in their industries as well as open-minded folk who want to know what and who there is to know in the ecosystems and play an active role in its growth and development.

Meet The Team


Sven Boermeester

International Group Publisher

Carel Van Graan

Technology and Innovation Manager

Belinda Van Graan

Production and Design Manager

Peter Batistich

Production and Design

Spring Anklam

Associate Publisher


Bart Barica

Associate Publisher


Rodrigo Rodríguez-Novás

Publishing Partner

Miami & Fort Lauderdale

Barry A. Black

Associate Publisher

Florida & Carolina

Karen Connors

Associate Publisher

Orlando and Space Coast

Corey Davis

Associate Publisher

Nashville and Tennessee

Glen Edwards

Associate Publisher

Philadelphia and New Jersey

Daphne Fletcher

Associate Publisher


Scott Levine

Associate Publisher

St Louis

Shannon Pastizzo

Associate Publisher

Tampa Bay

Henry Hintermeister

Innovation Ambassador


Gill Wagner

Associate Publisher

Missouri, Phoenix, Utah, St. Louis, Missouri, Society

Camille Wilson

Associate Publisher



Tyler Jacoby

Associate Publisher


Gregory Ross-Munro

Associate Publisher

Cruise and Ferry

Bill Quigley

Associate Publisher

Veterans Florida


Gia Bischofberger

International Production Manager

Natalia Rodríguez Novás

Associate Publisher

United Kingdom & Switzerland

Rodrigo Rodríguez-Novás

Publishing Partner

Latin America

Frank Boermeester

Publishing Partner


Brahm Glickman

Publishing Partner


Karl Hougaard

Publishing Partner

Middle East

Thapelo Letsholo

Publishing Partner


John Lim

Publishing Partner


Sandhya Mendonca

Publishing Partner



“DO IT LIVE IT LOVE IT” is a 250-page book showcasing the unrivaled lifestyle and diverse community initiatives a city has to offer.

The publication is divided into 3 sections that:
1. Welcome the diverse regions that make up the city
2. Meet the people and discover the stories that unite our warm-hearted community
3. Showcase fun, food, fashion, entertainment, festivals, fitness, and luxury lifestyles

Best Of Series

Best of the World – a truly global brand

A selected book for selected places.

The “Best Of” series profiles leading companies and business icons, each within their own category. We celebrate the success of cities, individuals and companies with high-quality editorials and imagery in our luxury hardcover personalized print format.

The result is the ultimate interactive corporate gift and P.R. marketing tool for governments, corporate companies, hotels, and business people who are providing the leading products and services for their region.

Business Address

Global Village Ventures LLC
9307 Wellington Park Circle
Tampa, FL 33647
United States of America

Submit your Innovation Story

Join and network with a global community of innovators  by sharing your success story with the world.