Category Archive: Entrepreneurship

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 …

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Nov 11

Techonomy, part 1

Techonomy November 10, 2014 Half Moon Bay, California “The Internet is challenging every power structure today.” ~ Fadi Chehadé, 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.” …

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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 …

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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 …

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Sep 11

NewCo SF, part 2

NewCo SF September 11-12, 2014 San Francisco, California “The ability to take control that we have in the physical world, is sorely lacking in the digital world.” ~ Linden Tibbets, IFTTT “A channel is a ‘consumerized API’—made easier for consumers.” ~ Linden Tibbets, IFTTT “In 5 to 10 years, everything will be connecting to the internet in …

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