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Prediction: Energy From Thin Air

Prediction: Startups Will Commercialize Better Ways to Produce Energy From Thin Air Status: Occurring Innovation Opportunities Invisible Power is everywhere. We are bombarded by more than just sunlight. All movement could, in theory, be harnessed‚ÄĒwind, ocean waves, wireless signals, human motion, static electricity, moving water in plumbing, a chatty neighbor, … Prediction: Energy From Thin …

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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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