Innovation

Steve Faktor Confronts Corporate Innovation, Startups & Future of Work

In this unfiltered interview with FOX Business commentator Ari Zoldan, I separate¬†truth from B.S. on the murky worlds of corporate innovation, startups, AI, and the future of work. I also get into: Why corporate innovation often fails: math The dirty secret behind the mythology of startups Why Google is good … Steve Faktor Confronts Corporate …

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Why Silicon Valley Billionaire Peter Thiel Endorsed Donald Trump

If you weren’t wowed by Scott Baio or Antonio Sabado Gigante Jr. at the Republican convention, surely you’d be impressed¬†by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel. Along with Elon Musk and Max Levchin, Thiel made hundreds of millions from Paypal. Since then, Thiel turned a $500K early investment in Facebook into $500 … Why Silicon Valley Billionaire …

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4 Reasons Big Companies Don’t Innovate…or Get Disrupted

I’ve previously mused about¬†“The Myth of Disruption“, but venture capitalist¬†Anshu Sharma‘s recent Techcrunch/WSJ¬†piece got me worked up enough to finally organize my thoughts. Sharma¬†argues the reason big companies don’t innovate is the¬†“stack fallacy.” Big companies at the bottom of “the stack” have¬†lost touch with end-customers. While startups at the ‘top … 4 Reasons Big Companies …

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