A number of new start-ups presented to a pair of investors and a large audience at host BMW i Ventures’ space in Greenwich Village during a recent installment of the NY Future Mobility Meetup. Here are the five presenting companies, who literally focused on trains, planes – and even electric automobiles.
I’ve always said that startups are all about execution. Sometimes I encounter self-proclaimed entrepreneurs who have been thinking about a concept for many years and haven’t started yet. Some of these may be visionaries, but none are real entrepreneurs – yet. Elon Musk has built several innovative companies, including SpaceX and Tesla Motors, and is […]
By most definitions of the term, an entrepreneur is someone who starts a new business, incorporating innovative changes to existing products, services, business models and creating new markets. Yet very few achieve that great aspiration of really driving economic, social and environmental changes on a global scale. What does it take to get to that […]
In light of recent events such as the Tesla Model S receiving the highest owner-satisfaction score consumer reports have seen in years, to the latest news of the hyperloop, I found it fitting to explore the man who is challenging all of us to rethink what’s possible. Often referred to as the modern day Iron […]
It’s most people’s dream to become entrepreneurs. But just how many of them actually end up being an entrepreneur? My answer is very few. From my personal experience, plus a look at the wider community, I’ve come up with a list of five common reasons why entrepreneurs fail before they even start, and some of […]
On the eve of a New Year and the heels of the company’s founder having taken the behemoth private again, we were guests at Dell World in Austin, Texas, at one of the best of times to be there. “It’s exciting when a company goes private again,” said Michael Dell, kicking off Dell World in Austin, […]
There is a lot of buzz and certainly a healthy amount of skepticism following Elon Musk’s announcement last week that he proposed to build a “Hyperloop” that would travel at incredible speeds and potentially change land-borne mass transportation forever. As one of the co-founders of PayPal and the chief executive of Tesla Motors (TSLA) […]