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Blockchain Top Trends In 2017 | Articles | Big Data

Blockchain finally penetrated the mainstream consciousness in 2016, moving away from its reputation simply as the technology behind Bitcoin and …

Data science startup Civis Analytics raises $22 million

Everyone wants to make smarter decisions, and brands are no different when it comes to trying to figure out a game plan for their next product or service release. But it can be difficult without the right team and infrastructure in place. Civis Analytics seeks to fill this gap and today announced a …

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Want to Be a Better Innovator? Suit Up | Inc.com

A colleague of mine asked me a great question this morning. I accidentally found myself writing the following article as my response.<p>"<b>What is the biggest obstacle to innovation in a company?"</b><p><b>Metrics that Matter.</b><br>You can't manage what you don't measure, and most innovation efforts judge themselves by …

In Silicon Valley, savvy founders are networking all around town by driving for Uber and Lyft

The first thing Jason Coleman did when he finally decided to start Yarden, the urban gardening business he had dreamt about, was to drive 40 hours per week for Lyft, shuttling passengers between Oakland, Berkeley, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley.<p>The connections just rolled in. Coleman says he met …

Many Boom-Time Startups Are Fizzling Out

Declines in the venture capital market are hitting startups of all sizes, but the ones left particularly vulnerable are the thousands of young …

R3 Blockchain Opens to All

Financial technology firm R3 CEV is the latest upstart to lift the veil on its blockchain, a kind of distributed ledger that may revamp banks’ back …