When it comes to entrepreneurship, do most entrepreneurs go for many ideas, or just one big idea? A look at the world’s top entrepreneurs might provide some insight. 960 of the world’s 1400+ (as of 2013) billionaires are self-made, meaning that they started from the ground up and grew their businesses over time. 830 of […]
Last month, Amazon’s new Fire Phone launched to a cautious reception, with reviews consisting of head scratching analysis about the user interface and design of the phone. While the device’s interface and design both admittedly need to be refined, the introduction of Amazon’s Fire Phone is an indicator of a much larger reality that’s not […]
With the explosion of corporate-backed venture capital funds, accelerators and incubators in the last couple of years, I think the big companies are starting to realize: 1) how important innovation is to staying relevant (watching rapid market share losses at companies like Blackberry, Nokia and Borders, who did not respond quickly enough to competitive threats […]
In his presentation at the Startup School last year, Chris Dixon had a bit of unconventional wisdom to share. Good ideas which are clearly good ideas, he reasons, are gobbled up quickly by the big companies like Apple and Samsung. Then what does that leave for every would-be startup and entrepreneur looking to introduce the next big thing? Leftovers—or good ideas that look like bad ideas.
The future of wearable tech is a world where our clothing and accessories will react to the world around us, in concert with us. Watches, clothing, glasses – all sorts of clothing and accessories – will have sensors that help us adjust to the weather or sunlight, take us in the right direction, help us […]
Marketing helps brands and brands help marketing. It’s all about creating a presence, a presence that is rooted in quality and trust. That ought to be the goal of every business, big or small. Don’t keep running after people, make them come to you. That’s an enviable position which one doesn’t often find oneself in. The world’s biggest […]
Last year some research was released into innovation and the sharing of ideas. The research revolved around the issue of whether to open up your patents or not. The consensus was that openess was a good thing, on the grounds that allowing other companies and individuals access to your intellectual property allowed them to develop […]