Category Archive: Entrepreneurship

Jan 26

World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum January 21 – 24, 2015 Davos, Switzerland “There are many people in the world for which their first Smartphone is the greatest gift in their life, besides another child.” ~ Eric Schmidt, Google “The internet is the greatest empowerment of citizens against a government that we have ever seen.” ~ Eric Schmidt, …

Continue reading »

Nov 11

Techonomy, part 2

Techonomy November 10, 2014 Half Moon Bay, California “Outbreaks are inevitable. There have been 30 in 30 years. Pandemics are optional.” ~ Larry Brilliant, Skoll Global Threats Fund “Exponential growth is great, for a business… (but not) for a virus.” ~ Larry Brilliant, Skoll Global Threats Fund “The pandemic preparedness budget of the World Health …

Continue reading »

Nov 11

Techonomy, part 1

Techonomy November 10, 2014 Half Moon Bay, California “The Internet is challenging every power structure today.” ~ Fadi Chehad√©, ICANN “Better to fall in love with your customer’s problem, than to fall in love with your solution.” ~ Scott Cook, Intuit “If you don’t have a technology strategy, you’re already in the process of dying.” …

Continue reading »

Nov 06

Web Summit

Web Summit November 4-6, 2014 Dublin, Ireland “The flying car is technologically possible. Challenges are more political than technological.” ~ Peter Thiel, Founders Fund “Europe is a slacker with low expectations.” ~ Peter Thiel, Founders Fund “We think of AI in economic terms; will it take our jobs? But we need to look at it …

Continue reading »

Sep 12

NewCo SF, part 3

NewCo SF September 11-12, 2014 San Francisco, California “Revenue is not the game, it’s the scoreboard.” ~ Matt MacInnis, Inkling “For Inkling, humility, integrity and responsibility are most important traits in hiring and communication; negotiation and emotional mastery are most important skills.” ~ Matt MacInnis, Inkling “People trust others more than they trust brands.” ~¬†Katy …

Continue reading »

Older posts «