Don’t be literal. Think about feelings. Tag lines are useless. To create an effective brand in the startup age, you sometimes have to challenge established rules of corporate marketing. That was the key
Previously I have written about the reality and potential of ongoing efforts to integrate blockchain with the internet of things (IoT). Now I am going to look at how encrypted, distributed ledgers could
A little over a century ago, Henry Ford doubled the minimum pay of his workers to $5 a day. When other employers followed suit, it became clear that Ford had sparked a chain reaction. Higher pay throughout
Bezos is at it again, this time announcing his intention to shake up the American health care industry. His strategy for doing so teaches some valuable lessons. Shockwaves were sent through the health
It’s been a turbulent year for bitcoin, and now it’s time to talk about taxes. Most people who held on to bitcoin over the past year made money off of it, and as Americans prepare for income tax season,
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Facebook was always famous for the sign that hung in its offices, written in big red type on a white background, that said “Move Fast and Break Things.” Every time I think about the company, I realize
The concept of blockchain as a standalone technology started gaining popularity in 2015. Prior to that, it was just known as a data structure underlying Bitcoin technology. In Satoshi Nakamoto’s white
Your ability to innovate has a lot to do with the power of early wins--and a few good hero stories. When Elon Musk found out that NASA had no intentions of going to Mars, he decided to invest $100 million
Encrypted messaging startup Telegram plans to launch its own blockchain platform and native cryptocurrency, powering payments on its chat app and beyond. According to multiple sources which have spoken
What matters isn't so much who's on your team, but rather how the team works together. The best companies are made up of great teams. You see, even a company full of A-players won't succeed if those individuals
From saving energy to helping humans help machines, this year’s investments will try to help startups make more progress in areas that already matter. As venture capital investing goes, so go startups
A few weeks ago, Wyze Labs, a one-year-old start-up in Seattle, sent me its first gadget to try. It’s a small, internet-connected video camera, the kind you might use for security or to keep tabs on your
Virtual reality (VR) is projected to become a $40 billion industry by 2020. Innovations in both VR hardware and software have made for interesting applications, especially in gaming and entertainment.
A couple of years ago when I was working at Samsung, around the time the GearVR was being launched, there were lots of ideas flying around regarding the services to offer alongside the device. Many (most)