The death of retail is greatly exaggerated. XRC Labs hosted demo day for its fourth cohort, which includes ten innovative startups that are changing the face of retail. Since launching two years ago, the program has backed 36 startups and 70% of the past graduates have gone on to raise additional funds. The accelerator was conceived jointly […]
Is Nixie, a flying camera-drone, the next big thing in personal cameras? Nixie CEO and founder Christoph Kohstall discusses the drone and what’s next with Sara Murray.
If you are doing anything worthwhile, you will have critics. Learn to discern between those providing valuable feedback on your product or service and those who simply have too much time on their hands and a sour attitude. When you encounter valuable feedback, determine whether you should implement the suggestions. Andy Grove, former Intel CEO, […]
At the Intel Developer Forum, Intel featured a connected wheelchair that collects biometrical information, tracks location and sends vitals to doctors if things go wrong. Intel intern Tim Balz, who invented the wheelchair, joins Tanya Rivero.
While advising entrepreneurs over the past six years, I observed distinct patterns amongst insanely successful entrepreneurs. I observed that those who experienced the most dramatic trials and tribulations in their formative years, were the best suited for managing chaos as CEOs. How can this be? It is logical that a lifestyle of self-parenting, living with […]
The Precarious Bridge between Mathematical Certainty and Societal Trust One of the finest principles of Bitcoin is transactions are built on math instead of institutional trust. Rather than write a contract promising, “A if B, under conditions of C,” and expecting lawyers to uphold this in a specific jurisdiction, the terms can be written indelibly […]
As part of the “View From The Top” program, Stanford Graduate School of Business hosted venture capitalist John Doerr, who is a general partner at Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers, one of the leading Silicon Valley VC firms.
Doerr began his career at Intel Corporation in 1974, where he eventually became one of Intel’s most successful salespeople. In regards to his time spent there, Doerr said, “It was formative…the most influential thing in my career, other than my father.”
StartUp Health, a global startup platform accelerating innovation in health and wellness, just announced the addition of 16 new companies to its StartUp Health Academy, a long-term entrepreneurship program and community designed to help scale early-stage digital health companies. To date, 63 companies have joined StartUp Health, three of which have been acquired, and the […]
Even though I love technology, I always cringe when an entrepreneur starts his pitch by touting his new technology. He has forgotten that new technologies are perceived by most customers as causing more pain than the problems they hope to eliminate. I chastise these startups to highlight the solution created by the technology rather than […]
Over the past several years, reliance on the Internet has been sharply increasing. People are using it more and more to share information, pictures and personal messages, making it an indispensable technology that never sleeps. This infographic by Intel will make your jaw drop when you check out actual statistics for internet traffic in the […]
Today, we speak with Jeffrey Stewart, CEO and Co-Founder of Lenddo, which combines microfinance techniques and social media connections to build consumers’ creditworthiness and provide access to financial services. What does “Made in NY™” mean to you and your company? Lenddo’s customers are in the emerging markets, but our CEO, CTO, Head of Data […]